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2013-01-09 12:22:20

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet Broadcasting (IB), the leading provider of digital publishing technology and services, announced today a multiyear partnership with American Public Media (APM), one of the largest producers and distributors of public radio programming in the world, for digital ad operations. IB will provide APM with ad creative design and development, ad trafficking services, campaign management tools, digital sales...

2012-09-20 02:25:37

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Diana Nyad, whose inspiring attempts at age 63 to swim without a shark-proof cage from Cuba to Florida less than a month ago generated worldwide headlines and inspired widespread admiration, leads a long list of sports notables who will appear at the TEAMS Conference & Expo, October 1- 4 in Detroit. Nyad, whose appearance at TEAMS will be one of her first since her swim in late August, will provide the conference's opening keynote address....

2012-09-18 10:23:22

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The creators of "Budget Hero," the popular serious game which helps people of all ages understand the federal budget and the trade-offs involved in the budgetary process, have launched an Election Edition to illuminate the budget impact of policies championed by President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney as well as those related to the impending "fiscal cliff." The updated version contains 27 new policies in all, including the Ryan...

2012-07-25 02:38:49

ST. PAUL, Minn. and SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American Public Media(TM) and Slacker, Inc. launched APM public radio programming, including new interactive stations featuring content from Marketplace® and The Current®, to the Slacker Radio lineup. Slacker Radio's millions of listeners can now enjoy customizable APM programming for free anywhere that Slacker Radio is available including on all major smartphones, the iPad, on the web at www.Slacker.com and more. The...

2012-06-28 10:28:44

"Budget Hero" Added to BrainPOP's Free Resource for Top Educational Games WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Budget Hero," the computer game, designed to help people of all ages understand the Federal budget and the underlying issues that shape it, is now offered on the free resource GameUp(TM), BrainPOP's collection of cross-curricular game titles from leading publishers. Click Here to Play Budget Hero on GameUp "Budget Hero" invites players to explore the...

2012-01-10 10:12:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Slacker, Inc. today announced a partnership with American Public Media to bring award-winning public radio programming to the Slacker lineup. Slacker users will be able to listen to APM's Marketplace and The Current for free anywhere that Slacker is available, from mobile devices to Sonos wireless systems. Emphasizing Slacker's dedication to being the ultimate radio resource, this partnership is yet another step in allowing Slacker listeners...

2011-12-30 10:00:00

Minnesota Public Radio|American Public Media (MPR|APM) selects VISI as its new managed hosting and data center provider. EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Minnesota Public Radio|American Public Media (MPR|APM) has selected VISI as its new managed hosting and data center provider. VISI will host MPR|APM´s web properties, including Marketplace.org and the Public Insight Network (PIN), and utilize a new Software as a Service (SaaS) platform. The system is designed for easy...

2011-11-15 13:52:00

New Feature Allows Super Committee Goals to be Played WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With only eight days until the budget super committee's Thanksgiving deadline, and little sign of progress toward its US$1.2 trillion in budget savings, ordinary Americans have been trying to balance the budget - playing a new game, Budget Hero, over 1,000,000 times. The interactive "serious game" challenges Americans from every part of the political spectrum to balance the...

2011-08-11 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What can you do to protect yourself during these uncertain economic times? Two of the region's leading news organizations distinguished for their award-winning local coverage, KCET's SoCal Connected and American Public Media's Marketplace®, will present a special report on how Southern California can weather the national economic crisis. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110422/DC88339LOGO ) Hosted by Kai Ryssdal of...

2011-06-07 00:00:33

Growth of Thriving Business Portfolio Cited as Top Priority St. Paul, Minn. (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 American Public Media (APM) today announced the promotion of JJ Yore from VP/Executive Producer to VP/General Manager of Marketplace. The move reflects the success the Marketplace enterprise has enjoyed during the last year and plans for additional growth in the future. In his new role, Yore will be responsible for overseeing and driving that growth including editorial and business operations...