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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...

2013-06-13 20:21:05

MINNEAPOLIS, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International (PRI) has received a grant of $500,000 over two years from the Ford Foundation in support of Global Nation, a major content initiative designed to inform and engage the public on pressing social justice issues as experienced by foreign-born Americans and their children. PRI will work with ethnic media, local public radio stations, and independent producers across the country to identify the social justice stories...

2013-06-13 20:21:02

MINNEAPOLIS, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International (PRI) announces the appointment of Blythe Brenden and Ed Schneider to its Board of Directors. Both were elected by PRI's Board at its March meeting, and began their terms immediately. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130613/DC31772LOGO) A respected leader in business, Mr. Schneider co-founded Triton Container International Limited, the world's largest owner-lessor of marine cargo containers, with 20...

2013-06-13 12:27:24

MINNEAPOLIS, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Radio-Television-Digital News Association (RTDNA) awarded its national Edward R. Murrow Award for Network Radio Investigative Reporting to Public Radio International (PRI) and sixteen public radio station partners for their State Integrity Investigation coverage (http://rtdna.org/content/2013_national_edward_r_murrow_award_winners). The reporting examined the laws and practices that reduce or increase the risk of state government...

2013-04-09 12:24:20

NEWS VETERAN JOINS THE STATION APRIL 17 NEW YORK, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting's New York CW affiliate, has named Mark Effron Vice President/News Director. He will assume his new duties at PIX11 on April 17. Effron comes to PIX11 with more than 30 years of television news management experience, most notably at MSNBC and Post-Newsweek. At MSNBC, Effron was Vice President of News and Daytime Programming; while at the helm he reorganized MSNBC Daytime and...

2012-09-04 14:22:50

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: <blockquote> PRI, a leading public media producer and distributor of radio and digital content, has begun production on "The Tobolowsky Files," a series of specials featuring profound, moving, and hilarious true stories about life, love and Hollywood, written and performed by character actor Stephen Tobolowsky. "The Tobolowsky Files" started as a popular podcast produced by Film's David Chen and Stephen Tobolowsky. Melinda...