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Public Radio Exchange (PRX)

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PRX (creator of the very website you're looking at!) is is shaping the future of public media content, talent and technology.

PRX is a leading creator and distributor, connecting audio producers with their most engaged, supportive audiences.

A fierce champion of new voices, new formats, and new business models, PRX advocates for the entrepreneurial producer. PRX is an award-winning media company, reaching millions of listeners worldwide. For over a dozen years, PRX has operated public radio’s largest distribution marketplace, offering thousands of shows including This American Life, The Moth Radio Hour, and Reveal.

In 2014, PRX launched Radiotopia, a podcast collective of 13 diverse, independent, story-driven shows, anchored by 99% Invisible from Roman Mars. The network has quickly grown to over 10 million downloads per month. 


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When University of Washington researcher David Rhoades discovered that plants could communicate with each other, he was laughed out of science. But...

Bought by KUOW, KPIP-LP, KWMR, and WTJU

  • Added: May 07, 2015
  • Length: 09:21
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Maricruz Jaramillo (standing) and Samoa Asigau wait for their ride back to the Charles Darwin Research Station after an early morning of catching birds., Credit: Veronique LaCapra
What motivates young people to become scientists? Meet Maricruz Jaramillo and Samoa Asigau, two young women scientists from opposite sides of the P...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KWMR

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:15
  • Purchases: 2
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Scents and tastes are powerfully evocative -- one whiff of perfume or cooking aromas can transport you back to a particular moment, a particular pl...

Bought by KWMR, KPIP-LP, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 32:25
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Art by <a href="http://www.noapkaplan.com/atopic">Noa Kaplan</a>, Credit: Jed Kim
Your skin is your largest organ and is also is a thriving ecosystem, covered in bacteria. While many of us consider regular showers key to keeping ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KWMR, XRAY.fm, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 17:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Looking through a telescope is like being inside a time machine -- you are seeing light from the past. And some space telescopes allow astronomers ...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, KRZA, KWMR, XRAY.fm, KPIK-LP and more

  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 20:31
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Harvey Washington Wiley in his lab, Credit: FDA
In the fall of 1902, twelve young men in suits regularly gathered for dinners in the basement of a government building in Washington, D.C. The men ...

Bought by KWMR, KUOW, XRAY.fm, and KPIP-LP

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Many depictions of amnesia in TV, movies, and cartoons are just plain wrong -- some laughably so. Host Dr. Wendy Suzuki talks with Prof. Neal Cohen...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 36:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Play with this rainbow of noise at <a href="http://noise.marniechesterton.com/">this site</a>!
Everybody knows about white noise — that sound that comes out of your TV when it’s not working quite right. But there are many other colors of nois...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, KWMR, KUOW, KVSC, and KPIP-LP

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:36
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Sign on the door at OpenBiome
It still seems hard to believe, but for one disease, poop -- yes, human poop -- is nothing short a miracle cure. Microbiologist Christina Agapakis ...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, HowSound, KWMR, KPIP-LP, and WYAP

  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 19:22
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Venus, Credit: NASA
Space scientists are acutely aware of what can happen when climates change in other parts of our solar system. Take Venus, where it rains sulfuric ...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KZMU Moab Community Radio, WTJU, KPIP-LP and more

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 17:32
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Henry Moliason (Patient HM) in the lab, Credit: photo copyright Suzanne Corkin (not for station use!)
Imagine remembering your childhood, your parents, the history you learned in school, but never being able to form a new long term memory after the ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WCAI / WNAN, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 37:47
  • Purchases: 3
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In her episodes of Transistor, neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki introduces us to scientists who have uncovered some of the deepest secrets about how our...

Bought by KUER, KPIP-LP, KREV-LP, WCAI / WNAN, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 5
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In her episodes of Transistor, biologist Christina Agapakis is exploring the microbiome: the trillions of bacteria, fungi, and viruses that live in...

Bought by WTJU, KPIP-LP, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 17:53
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The host for this episode of Transistor, Michelle Thaller
We're closer than ever before to discovering if we're not alone in the universe. The host for this episode of Transistor, astrophysicist Michelle T...

Bought by WTJU, KPIP-LP, KREV-LP, KVSC, WCAI / WNAN and more

  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 16:20
  • Purchases: 6
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Is public radio on the cusp of expansion or disruption? PRX CEO Jake Shapiro and Current.org's Mark Fuerst talked about listenership and public rad...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:41
Caption: They call it a golden age.
They call this the golden age of audio. How did it happen? What's in store for podcasts—and how can producers and public radio stations be part of ...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 10:19
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We're looking for a software engineer to join us at PRX. Become a software engineer at a Boston company with nice people and flexible hours. Help u...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: :59
Caption: Andrew Kuklewicz is PRX's technical director.
PRX and the WFMT Radio Network announced a new partnership this month: WFMT—which produces daily and weekly shows for 300 stations and 15-18 millio...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WESM 91.3 FM, and Delmarva Public Radio

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 12:34
  • Purchases: 3
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Raw, free audio from the Supreme Court case Hollingsworth v. Perry.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2013
  • Length: 01:19:59
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President Obama speaks about his 2012 Budget on February 15, 2011 at a press conference.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:44