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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....

2014-04-02 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,...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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