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2014-05-22 12:27:18

A platform to showcase talents and the things they find surprising and universal MINNEAPOLIS, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International® (PRI) today announced SoundWorks from PRI, a collection of podcasts from unique voices focused on the issues that shape both daily life and international trends. SoundWorks continues PRI's history of identifying unmet content needs and voices with distinct points of view, and creates a space for the insights of those with unexpected...

2014-05-12 16:26:44

MINNEAPOLIS, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International (PRI) announces the appointment of Lynn Bay Dayton to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dayton, an entrepreneur who deeply values community and all efforts in education, is the owner of Dayton Home, a Boston-based luxury boutique specializing in custom furniture and interior design. She is also a trained chef and an active board member for the WGBH Educational Foundation and the MSPCA-Angell....

2014-03-31 16:23:37

MINNEAPOLIS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International® today announced that it will add Live Wire! with host Luke Burbank to its portfolio beginning July 1, 2014. Live Wire!, a weekly, live variety program that features conversation and performance with authors, artists, and people doing remarkable things, broadens PRI's offering of content that reveals the ways culture of all types influences our lives each day....

2014-03-08 23:03:12

BBC will deploy Pico Digital’s X-Digital radio platform and XDS-PRO receivers across its worldwide radio network San Diego, California (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 The BBC World Service, the world's largest international broadcaster, broadcasting news, speech and discussions in 28 languages to many parts of the world, today announced that it has selected the X-Digital radio platform from Pico Digital, Inc., for its next generation radio distribution network, including the XNMS network and...

2014-02-18 12:27:16

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International® today announced that it will make available WGBH's Innovation Hub with Kara Miller to its public radio affiliates beginning May 1. Innovation Hub, a weekly, hour-long radio program that focuses on big ideas and emerging technologies, adds to PRI's offering of content that encourages people to explore the world and the ways we address its challenges and seize its opportunities. (Logo:...

2014-01-29 12:30:03

PRI to distribute limited series on broadcast, podcast and through digital platforms MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoundVision Productions® and PRI® announce that they will work together to expand the reach and impact of The Really Big Questions (TRBQ), a series of multi-media conversations about what makes us human. TRBQ will include a limited series of broadcasts, each of which will explore one of humankind's eternal questions, as well as on-going podcasts,...

2013-07-24 23:03:36

Exploring the latest innovations in feed utilization. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 American Farmer proudly announces Westway Feed Products will be featured in an upcoming episode airing later this year on RFD-TV. In this episode, American Farmer will explore Westway Feed, a global supplier of agricultural-based liquid solutions that is committed to providing the agricultural industry with world class service and the best available molasses-based products. Viewers will be educated on...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.