“The Stoop” — the award-winning independent podcast exploring stories across the Black diaspora, co-created and co-hosted by Hana Baba and Leila Day and part of the Radiotopia podcast network from PRX — was recognized today by Apple as the latest Apple Podcasts Spotlight selection.
“The Audio Issue” is produced by McSweeney’s Editor Claire Boyle, PRX and Radiotopia’s Vice President of Editorial Julie Shapiro, Radiotopia’s Senior Director of Content Audrey Mardavich, and Andrew Leland of “The Organist,” featuring contributions from writers, audio creators and composers, illustrators, and playwrights
“McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern 64: The Audio Issue” is one of the most elaborate issues the iconic literary journal has ever attempted. Combining art, fiction, a slew of unclassifiable print objects in a custom box, and beautifully-produced audio, “McSweeney’s 64” is a riotous exploration of audio-visual storytelling. …
Public media organization PRX today announced that Julie Shapiro and Audrey Mardavich will serve in newly-created strategic roles on the company’s content team. Shapiro will serve as Vice President of Editorial at PRX and Radiotopia and will also continue as Executive Producer of the acclaimed podcast “Ear Hustle.” …
Harris-Perry to lead nationally-syndicated public radio weekday news program
WNYC Studios and PRX today announced that Melissa Harris-Perry has been named Host and Managing Editor of “The Takeaway,”the nationally-syndicated public radio news program that airs on more than 300 stations. Harris-Perry has been serving as interim host since July 2021. Her appointment to permanent host is effective immediately.
Hosted by Al Letson, the seven-part series will be available free as a podcast and will air on the radio across more than 540 public media stations
In a new serial investigation, journalist and host Al Letson and co-reporter Jonathan Jones investigate the death of Billey Joe Johnson, a 17-year-old Black student and top high school football recruit who reportedly died of a self-inflicted shotgun wound after being pulled over by a white police officer in Lucedale…
A recording studio, classroom, and event space, the PRX Podcast Garage at KQED is a Bay Area home for audio storytellers of all experience levels. Public programming will kick off this fall, featuring Bay Area creators Jen Chien, Ericka Cruz Guevarra, and Jessica Placzek with Women’s Audio Mission and Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva of The Kitchen Sisters
KQED, the public media station serving Northern California, and public media organization PRX today announced details for the launch of the PRX Podcast Garage at KQED, a space enabling producers of all experience levels to gather and build community, learn about podcasting, and to make their own.