PRX Selected As W3 Winner

For immediate release: January 5, 2007

The Public Radio Exchange has been selected as a Silver Winner in Radio for the W3 Awards.

The Public Radio Exchange has been selected as a Silver Winner in Radio for the prestigious W3 Awards, which honor a high standard of excellence in the converged media field. The Silver Winner distinction affirms the organization痴 skill, creativity, and overall vision.

The W3 Awards are chosen by the International Academy of Visual Arts (IAVA), a body of leading media professionals whose board includes executives from major fashion companies like Polo Ralph Lauren and Coach; media outlets like MTV and HBO; and top-tier marketing companies like Alloy.

The W3 is also one of the first online award systems in which small independent companies and non-profits compete against Fortune 500 corporations � making the competition accessible to a wide range of businesses and organizations.

About The Public Radio Exchange:
PRX is a web-based marketplace for public radio pieces. Programmers find and air work from other stations, independent producers and international broadcasters. Producers – station-based or independent – license their work directly to stations. The mission of PRX is to build a fair market for creative audio content and an online community of increasing gains; to create more opportunities for diverse programming of exceptional quality, interest, and importance to reach more listeners.

About the W3 Awards:
The Wウ Awards honors creative excellence on the web, and recognizes the creative and marketing professionals behind award winning sites and marketing programs. Simply put, the Wウ is the first major web competition to be accessible to the biggest agencies, the smallest firms, and everyone in between. Small firms are as likely to win as Fortune 500 companies and international agencies. The Wウ is sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, an invitation-only body of top-tier professionals.

About the International Academy of Visual Arts (IAVA):
The IAVA is a membership-based organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media.