Zeitfunk Update, 06/01/05

Here is a snapshot of some leading PRX stats as of 06/01/05:

LICENSES
there have been 3735 licenses
of 1596 unique pieces
from 388 unique “sellers”
for a total of 1705 hours of programming acquired

STATIONS
213 stations have licensed at least one piece on PRX

INDIVIDUAL PRODUCERS
there are 617 individual producers

PRODUCER GROUPS
there are 132 producer groups

PIECES

  • 4446 pieces ever posted to PRX
  • 3249 pieces currently on the site
  • 551 stations pieces
  • 1532 individual producer pieces
  • 1174 from producer group pieces
  • percent of all pieces on PRX that been licensed at least once: 36%
  • $25k in PRX Royalties for Q1 2005

    During the first quarter of 2005 radio stations licensed radio pieces from the Public Radio Exchange 837 times, generating $24,782.20 in royalties to producers and stations whose work was licensed.

    140 independent producers, organizations, and stations earned royalties, and a total of 548 hours of programming was acquired for broadcast. Not too shabby!

    PRX pays royalties on a quarterly basis. Royalties are based on the length of the piece and the number of times it is licensed by stations. Currently the default pricing is $0.50 per minute per license.

    2004’s Fifteen Most-Licensed Pieces

    1. The Orphan Train
    2. We Were on Duty
    3. Journalists and War
    4. The Ring and I
    5. Soapbox Election/Inauguration Special
    6. War of the Worlds, an Annotated Guide
    7. Lost & Found Sound and Beyond: Hour One
    8. Lost & Found Sound and Beyond: Hour Two
    9. With God on Our Side
    10. The Electoral College: Democracy Gained or Lost?
    11. A Prairie Home Companion Patriotic Songs
    12. The Creative Remix
    13. Lady Bird Johnson: Legacy of a First Lady
    14. Hard to Say
    15. 2004 Third Coast Broadcast with Jay Allison

    and some details on the top fifteen pieces