Articles by

Jake Shapiro

  • Technology

    It has been six months since we announced the formation of RadioPublic PBC, but in many ways we have had a dozen years in preparation for this moment. At PRX we built the Pubcatcher podcast app in 2005, the Public Radio Player app in 2008, This American Life’s app in 2010, the Matter Ventures startup […]

    Article · November 21, 2016 by

  • Technology

    Jake Shapiro is CEO of Public Radio Exchange (PRX), an online marketplace for public radio programming. Today Knight Foundation is announcing new support for PRX’s Radiotopia project, a collective of story-driven shows that set a Kickstarter record in 2014. Radiotopia has been a remarkable success since launching just over a year ago. The network has […]

    Article · May 12, 2015 by

  • Journalism

    The following is written by Jake Shapiro, CEO of Public Radio Exchange. It is cross-posted from PBS MediaShift. We announced PRX’s partnership with the Knight Foundation to create the Public Media Accelerator about a month ago. Since then, it’s become clear that the accelerator concept is new to many people in the non-profit and public media worlds, even as tech folks fret that […]

    Article · January 19, 2012 by

  • Journalism

    Jake Shapiro, CEO of Public Radio Exchange: I have exciting news to share, for PRX and public media. PRX has evolved considerably over the past several years, focusing our strategy on three areas: Content, Distribution, and Leadership/Innovation. In Content we are seeing great success with The Moth Radio Hour and other signature programs; in Distribution the PRX marketplace is thriving, Public […]

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