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Public Radio International

Broadcasting network
TypePublic radio network
CountryUnited States
SloganHear a different voice
OwnerPublic Radio International Inc.
Key peopleLinda Larson, Chairman
Alisa Miller, President and CEO
Former namesAmerican Public Radio
AffiliationBBC World Service
XM Public Radio

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Public Radio International (PRI) is a Minneapolis-based American public radio organization, with locations in Boston, New York, London and Beijing. PRI's tagline is "Hear a different voice." PRI is a major public media content creator and also distributes programs from many sources. In public radio, PRI competes with National Public Radio and American Public Media to provide programming to public radio stations. Additionally, the company is increasingly focused on fulfilling the unmet needs in global news and cultural perspectives, created and curated specifically for relevance for Americans. Therefore its competitive set in the larger media and information landscape consists of organizations focused on creating, partnering and providing global news and cultural perspectives content.

PRI is the "managing partner" of American Public Radio, which provides satellite radio programing via Sirius XM Satellite Radio. APR is composed of PRI, Chicago Public Radio, WGBH (FM) in Boston, and WNYC in New York City.

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Have Avocation, Will Travel - Minnesota Public Radio Tweet this news
Minnesota Public Radio--St. Paul, Minn. Playing the piano in public might be like ice-fishing according to pianist Stephen Stouder. He is on his way to the -International- Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs sponsored by the Van ... - Date : Tue, 24 May 2011 20:08:19 GMT+00:00
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Boston Herald (blog)--He will also oversee WGBH's editorial partnership with -Public Radio International-. Redo worked for WGBH as an independent media consultant and was instrumental last year in its purchase of WCRB-FM (99.5), the station said. Red - Date : Thu, 26 May 2011 17:15:34 GMT+00:00
Ron Sexsmith performs in The Current studios - Minnesota Public Radio Tweet this news
Minnesota Public Radio--St. Paul, Minn. Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith has been playing music since 1978 and has been releasing albums for twenty years, so it's no surprise that he's garnered substantial recognition from both ... - Date : Thu, 24 Mar 2011 22:08:41 GMT+00:00
UA to purchase WHIL radio station - The University of Alabama Crimson White Tweet this news
The University of Alabama Crimson White--The station currently spends $190000 for programming from vendors such as National Public Radio, -Public Radio International- and American Public Media, the WHIL website states. Takeover by APR will result in new o - Date : Thu, 24 Mar 2011 06:45:35 GMT+00:00
Regional Spotlight: Rafal Blechacz - Minnesota Public Radio Tweet this news
Minnesota Public Radio--St. Paul, Minn. He was just twenty when he won the -International- Frederick Chopin Piano Competion in Warsaw. One of the judges said about Rafal Blechacz, "He so out-classed the other finalists that no second ... - Date : Thu, 24 Mar 2011 05:01:47 GMT+00:00
WorldCanvass host discusses global water crisis - UI The Daily Iowan Tweet this news
UI The Daily Iowan--Her curious nature about -international- issues and lifestyles led Kjaer to create “WorldCanvass,” a monthly -International- Programs discussion and radio show broadcast on KRUI and available on the -Public Radio- Exchange. Each mo - Date : Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:01:32 GMT+00:00
NPR wasn't the only target in Thursday's House-bill vote - Tweet this news -Public Radio International- and American Public Media say that Colorado Republican House member Doug Lamborn's HR 1076 "also prohibits stations from using that money to purchase shows from other distributors. - Date : Fri, 18 Mar 2011 18:29:46 GMT+00:00
WAMC, Doing Its Part to Help Our Japanese Neighbors - Oneida Dispatch Tweet this news
Oneida Dispatch--The twenty-two stations of WAMC Northeast -Public Radio- and the WAMC community raised $188836 in eight hours with 2364 generous pledgers. Funds raised will go directly to the Japanese Red Cross. This special one day fund drive was made p - Date : Wed, 23 Mar 2011 22:05:13 GMT+00:00
Vowell's America - The Phoenix Tweet this news
The Phoenix--So her career as an amateur historian is becoming more familiar than her role as long-time contributor/essayist for -Public Radio International's- This American Life. Although Vowell's on-air and in-print essays are droll, self-cont - Date : Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:26:16 GMT+00:00
Smiley and the Schillers - New Yorker (blog) Tweet this news
New Yorker (blog)--The resignation, on Tuesday, of Vivian Schiller, the chief executive of NPR, has provided a new opportunity for listeners and non-listeners to ponder the fate and identity of -public radio-, a thing that is really many things at once: N - Date : Fri, 11 Mar 2011 17:30:24 GMT+00:00

Public Radio International

ProductionsClassical 24 * Studio 360 * The Takeaway * To the Point * The World
DistributionsAfropop Worldwide * America Abroad * BBC World Service * Bob Edwards Weekend * Here & Now * Living on Earth * Riverwalk Jazz * Selected Shorts * The Sound of Young America * Sounds Eclectic * The Tavis Smiley Show * This American Life * Whad'Ya Know? * Wiretap
Specialty featuresNews: The World: Technology * The World: A World of Words * The World: American Influence * The World: Global Hit * Global Health & Development podcast * Economic Security podcast * Social Entrepreneurship podcast
Arts & Entertainment: Studio 360: Design for the Real World * The World's Geo Quiz * Whad'Ya Know?
PersonalitiesKurt Andersen * Clark Boyd * Steve Curwood * Bob Edwards * Michael Feldman * Ira Glass * Celeste Headlee * John Hockenberry * Mary Kay Magistad * Lisa Mullins * Femi Oke * Warren Olney * Jeb Sharp * Tavis Smiley * Faith Salie * Ray Suarez * Jesse Thorn * Marco Werman * Robin Young
Related articlesNational Public Radio * Public Broadcasting Service * American Public Media * Pacifica Radio

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