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2014-04-02 12:26:29

ATHENS, Georgia, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record 46 recipients of the University of Georgia's 73rd Annual Peabody Awards were announced today on CBS This Morning and www.peabodyawards.com. The winners, chosen by the Peabody board from almost 1,100 entries, comprise the best in electronic media for the year 2013. The latest Peabody recipients include a pair of high-profile political melodramas, Netflix's corrosive House of Cards and ABC's juicy Scandal; A Chef's...

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....

2014-03-24 12:27:58

Ira Glass of This American Life Named Host of May 19 Presentation Ceremony ATHENS, Ga., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The April 2 announcement of this year's Peabody Awards recipients will be broadcast on CBS THIS MORNING and conclude on the Peabodys' website. Ira Glass, who's scheduled to emcee the May 19 Peabody presentation ceremony, and Charlayne Hunter-Gault, a Peabody board member and former network correspondent, will join the CBS THIS MORNING anchors for a live...

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,...

2013-06-13 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...

2013-02-12 12:24:40

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This weekend and next, February 15-17 and February 22-24, the public radio show This American Life will devote two full episodes to the violence affecting Harper High School in Chicago. Last school year, 29 current and recent Harper students were shot. Twenty-one were wounded; eight died. The special episodes begin airing the same day President Obama travels to Chicago to talk about urban gun violence. The number of murders in Chicago...

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...

2012-05-23 06:20:39

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vayama.com, the only online travel agency in the United States that specializes in international travel, along with NPR (National Public Radio) stations across the country are partnering together to offer international travel promotions during seasonal pledge drives. Contributors to the pledge drive automatically receive entry in sweepstakes to win international travel prizes such as airfare and hotel accommodations to destinations...