PRX Unwrapped

This week’s picks for stations: series for fall, American Graduate, and new music specials.


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September 10, 2013

PRX Unwrapped

Hi friend of PRX,

Now that the NSA knows, we might as well tell all.

Next week, look for a new show pilot called Reveal that PRX is producing with The Center for Investigative Reporting. We will break a national story and dive into the impact great reporting has in communities.

Speaking of revealing, also look for We Knew JFK: Unheard Stories from the Kennedy Archives. Never-before-broadcast memories from JFK’s confidantes. Legendary journalist Robert MacNeil is the host. That’s coming Oct. 18.

Yes, we’re excited to whisper the news…

-John


Series and Stuff

New for Fall

  • Alec Baldwin is back with 10 new episodes of Here’s The Thing, with guests including Fred Armisen, Rosie O’Donnell, Judd Apatow, and more.


American Graduate

New specials coming soon

  • From WAMU, Yesterday’s Dropouts: Meet adult students back in school, and hear why some think the GED could use some changes.
  • From WUNC, Crossing The Stage: During this hour host Dick Gordon takes a look at people who almost dropped out and how they finally made it across that stage.

Find more in our American Graduate playlist



New Music Specials and Drop-ins


Other Good Stuff

  • PRX’s fall Upfronts are coming this Thursday at 2 p.m. ET. Sign up to hear what’s coming soon.
  • Be there! See PRX in Atlanta at PRPD. Jake, John, Kerri, Rekha, and Audrey will be there to chat, hang, and accept free beverages!

    Also, AIR has many events at the conference, including a Mingle with former WBEZ Manager Torey Malatia and Snap Judgment’s Glynn Washington.

  • It’s never too early to plan for Thanksgiving. Best of the Best: The Third Coast Festival Broadcast will be on PRX Nov. 18!
  • Coming Sept. 30: Preview the 75th anniversary broadcast of Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds presented FREE by Southern California Public Radio. And, stay tuned for a companion special, telling the behind-the-story of that famous broadcast.

Follow Us for the Latest

Timely Picks

Suicide Prevention Month

Remembering 9/11

High Holy Days (Sept.)

Hispanic Heritage Month


Exclusive Series

The Moth Radio Hour

True stories told weekly.

State of the Re:Union

The fall 2013 shows are announced!

Sound Opinions

This week: Cheap Trick live.

Snap Judgment

Fate, fights, gratitude, Snap.

American Routes

The iconic program on the music of America.

Here’s The Thing

New fall episodes rolling in.

WTF with Marc Maron

The popular comedy podcast goes radio. New episodes are here.

LA Theatre Works

Contemporary radio drama.

PRX 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’s latest: Fidel Castro 1959: the Lost Interview.
Latitude News: Mexican, undocumented, and Mormon.

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