PRX Plays Vegas

On PRX: American Graduate pieces, 9/11 specials, and the future of farming.

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PRX Station Newsletter
September 5, 2012

PRX Plays Vegas

Hi friend of PRX,

The flights are booked, the hotel rooms ready, and the bars are open.

No, not in Charlotte…but in Las Vegas, where public radio programmers will descend next week for what our expense forms call “productive mingling.”

Find PRX there and let’s confab about a new PRX distribution system, WNYC’s new broadcast offering Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, a drop-out special, and our take on mobile apps.

Ring a ding,

CPB’s American Graduate

PRX is your home for content

American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen is a public media initiative addressing the dropout crisis.

Free one-hour special, Left Behind: Dropping Out, coming Sept. 12, 2012:

  • Hosted by Andrea Seabrook, former NPR Congressional correspondent.
  • Produced by Connecticut Public Radio with reports from public radio stations.
  • Promos available now

PLUS, free pieces available now on PRX:

  • Dropout stories for broadcast from quality stations/producers (WUNC, WAMU, American RadioWorks, and more).
  • Bring context to your coverage and add spark to local talk programs.
  • Contribute reports of your own. Let us know what you have.

Everything your station needs at our AmGrad homepage

Remembering 9/11

11 years later

Organic Radio

Farming and more

New research about organic farming suggests it may be as healthy as regular food. These pieces provide perspective on farming today and in the future:

  • LJC Harvest Public Media brings us Farmer of the Future: from corporations to various sizes of farms to sustainability.
  • A man, a beard, a few horses, and a plow. Yup, old school farming lives.
  • Five Farms is a series of one-hour programs following farm families through a year of their work.

Other Good Stuff

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Timely Picks

Remembering 9/11

2012 Election

Exclusive Weeklies

The Moth Radio Hour

Fall 2012 stories are HERE. Air window opens Sept. 28.

Sound Opinions

Rock weekly.

State of the Re:Union

Bringing communities together.

Snap Judgment

Fate, fights, gratitude, Snap.

American Routes

The iconic program on the music of America.

WTF with Marc Maron

Behind the humor.

How to Do Everything

Half advice show, half survival guide.

LA Theatre Works

Contemporary radio drama.

Vinyl Cafe

Stories about the world’s smallest record store.

Moyers & Company

Weekly insight into issues that matter.

America’s Test Kitchen

No-nonsense food and dining.

Public Radio Remix

Are you listening yet?

PRX Podcasts

99% Invisible: A show about design with Roman Mars.
HowSound: What’s behind great radio?
Blank on Blank finds lost interviews. You listen.
Latitude News: Where local meets global.

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Published by

John Barth

Chief Content Officer at PRX

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