GenevieveSync: PRX is Third Coastin’, Plus News & Tips

Genevieve posted on Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 | Blog, Sync: Producer Newsletter

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Hi producers,

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — Third Coast Conference time! We’re looking forward to seeing our producer friends and new faces this week.

Corner us in the halls and ask about the latest PRX news. Join us at our table and discuss that help question you have. Or, come play us your latest and best piece.

See you in Chicago,
Genevieve
Member Support & Editorial Associate


Third Coastin’

Listen now

Some of the winning Third Coast Competition pieces are already up on PRX. Their specific awards will be announced at the ceremony Oct. 30, so get a head start listening!

PRX will be the exclusive home of Best of the Best: The 2010 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, coming Nov. 18.

And, we know there are many wonderful pieces out there that didn’t win. If you entered the Third Coast Competition, put your entry on PRX and let us know.

Did you know that…

You can use PRX to contact stations about your work? You can promote yourself to the outside world using your profile, playlists, and — coming soon — embeddable widgets?

There are many things that PRX can do that you may not know — stop by our table at Third Coast and ask us anything or let us show you around!


News, Tips & Cool Stuff

Free PRX 101 Webinars

This summer, the PRX help staff held our first open webinars, and we had a lot of attendees and great questions. So, we’re doing it again.

PRX 101 for Producers is Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. EST (register) and PRX 101 for Stations is Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. (register).

Tips from a PRX insider

PRX support staffer and indie producer Emily Corwin talked with a ton of producers at a retreat this past weekend, and has tips based on their questions.

It’s terrestrial!

REMIX Radio is an experimental radio stream showcasing pieces from PRX.org. Originally on XM 136, the station is now on KPBZ 90.3 in Spokane, Wash. You can also listen to a free stream on remixradio.org.

REMIX curators are continually looking for pieces on PRX. Make it easy for them to license your work if they want to by adjusting your opt-in preferences.

And, speaking of other great showcases of indie talent…

Are you animated?

O’Dark 30 is an exploration of the world of independent audio production on Austin’s KUT, and they get most of the pieces from PRX producers. Each episode has a fun animated promo you can find online along with all the past episodes. They also create playlists of all the PRX producers’ pieces that are in the shows.

Send O’Dark 30 direct links to your best work on PRX.

iPhone envy no more

The PRX-developed This American Life app is now on Android.


Opportunities

Looking for bullying stories

Bullying has been all over the news lately. Events across the country demonstrate both the tragic consequences of bullying, and how much more we need to understand it. PRX is looking for your stories on bullying, with an eye towards creating an hour-long special on the issue. Have stories? Working on something? Let us know.

News Director opening

Louisville Public Media is looking for a “seasoned journalist and dynamic leader to develop and nurture a major expansion of our local news effort.”

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