Help KBOO Radio share our 50+ year-long tradition of citizen empowerment through independent media creation in Portland, OR and beyond.
Community radio empowers citizens to be creative and make connections over commercial-free airwaves. Check out KBOO Portland's project!
Over two years, we aim to make an additional 1000 of Studs Terkel's programs freely available for listening, exploring, and remixing.
Studs Terkel is the forefather of our current radio and podcasting revolution. Don't miss this chance to support the Studs Terkel Radio Archive.
A podcast about being a part of something bigger than yourself. Each season features stories about a different type of bandwagon. Season 1 follows the followers of the Bernie Sanders Campaign.
Bandwagon is a new narrative podcast about the people who give momentum to growing fan bases. Season 1 will explore a bandwagon that has taken the nation by storm – The Bernie Sanders campaign.
An inspiring and motivational podcast & online community about college, graduation, the "real world", and pursuing the career you want.
Here's a positive angle you don't hear much: Possibilities after college are limitless! Off Campus introduces listeners to people who have been successful after college and shares how they got there.
A radio classic. The first-ever podcast. Now doing both on WBUR in Boston, and everywhere online.
Help launch Year Two of Open Source on WBUR and podcast, and be part of an experiment that will include more conversations, more features on our new website and more live events in Boston.
A team of NPR veterans breaks away to podcast and create NPR stories about fashion as anthropology, history, symbolism, and culture.
Clothing, culture, and identity: Jackie Lyden is creating a new podcast about the many facets of fashion.
We are a collective of amazing storytelling radio shows. Let's remake public radio together.
Curating our own project? Of course! We're excited about the #RadiotopiaRevolution and the future of podcasting, and we hope you are, too.
We're launching the second season of podcast One with Farai, diverse voices including Gloria Steinem, Joi Ito, and Melissa Harris-Perry
Want to hear brilliant people explain how their work meshes and clashes with their personal lives? Plus surprises, revelations, and intellectual stimulation? Help One with Farai fund season two!
Bring incredible stories to life "Snap Style." Support the award-winning radio show that dares listeners to see the world in a new way.
If you want the biggest, baddest, Season Six of Snap Judgment -- complete with Storytellers, Sound Designers, Writers, Musicians, Fire-eaters, Raconteurs, and Regular Folk -- time to pony up! Let 'em know you live your story . . . with a BEAT.
Eve is a loner with extraordinary powers. When a war between powerful forces threatens the world, Eve must find the strength to change.
Al Letson is the host of public radio show State of the Re:Union, and now, he's making a comic book series about a brave teenager named Eve.
A Cincinnati public school fights to break the cycle of poverty in its Urban Appalachian neighborhood.
This film was inspired by a radio series for APM's Marketplace. Oyler School has become a community learning center to try to turn a struggling part of Cincinnati around.
Curated products and travel inspiration. By the designers we admire. From the places they love.
A cool design + travel project from our friends at Studio Rodrigo.
A new season of the Peabody Award winning public radio series, documenting the extraordinary stories of ordinary life.
Radio Diaries wants to bring listeners a new season in Sept. 2014 and podcasts twice as often. Radio Diaries is also a founding member of our podcast network Radiotopia at radiotopia.fm.
li·tog·ra·phy \li-’tä-grə-fē\ noun The collaborative art of mapping the literary character of a city.
Litography wants to map San Francisco's rich literary culture and make multimedia pieces, some of which will air on public radio's KALW.
Short stories, interviews, and radio documentaries shared by award-winning storyteller Shannon Cason.
Shannon Cason -- winner of the Chicago Moth GrandSLAM -- produces the popular Homemade Stories podcast. Your support will help him upgrade equipment and bring more radio docs, interviews, and stories your way!
The KRTS Youth Media Project gives student producers the tools to tell the stories that matter to them.
Support our youth! Help Marfa Public Radio's youth producers tell their stories in their second year of the KRTS Youth Media Project.
Help us restore some of the last Doggie Diner heads—a symbol of SF’s scrappy, can-do spirit during the post WWII era & beyond
This isn't public radio, but we love a little quirky Americana. Save the Doggie Diner heads!
From Pythagoras to the present, tracing the deep roots of today's movement for animals. Free audio download.
Independent producer Ian McDonald wants to bring listeners a series on the history of veganism and vegetarianism. Head back to iron age Greece and India, where voices emerge from prehistory challenging the idea that other animals exist purely for us.
XRAY.FM: A new radio station with a progressive blend of talk, music, and culture. Help us launch a station as distinctive as Portland.
Of the 23 FM radio stations in Portland, Ore., the majority are owned and programmed by three companies. Help launch XRAY.FM to hear what gets left out.
Summit events bringing together musicians and technologists in ATL, CHI, NYC & SEA. New ideas, conversations, and workshops.
CASH Music is a nonprofit focused on empowering musicians towards a more sustainable future. They've built a free and open platform that lets artists promote, sell, and distribute their music directly to fans. Now CASH is building community.
Season 4 of the award-winning radio show about design, architecture and the 99% Invisible activity that shapes our world.
99% Invisible is back with another awesome campaign, this time to expand to a weekly podcast and to hire Sean Cole as a monthly contributor.
A podcast and public radio program that investigates the Business of Doing Good.
Help this indie outlet bring us more investigative stories via frequent podcasts, new staff, and an enhanced website.
Schwa Fire is the This American Life of language journalism. The digital publication looks at life through a linguistic lens, finding the stories within communication.
A podcast about surprising struggles in early parenthood, created and hosted by award-winning author and radio producer Hillary Frank.
The Longest Shortest Time has become the go-to place for new parents' emotional needs. Stories about parenting that matter. Listeners are begging for more, so producer and host Hillary Frank wants to make that happen with Season 2: 12 episodes in 6 months.
We livestreamed the Wendy Davis filibuster. Now we want to make unfiltered video the norm in politics – starting with the 2014 races.
The Texas Tribune livestreamed the Wendy Davis filibuster this summer, while other news outlets were talking about things like blueberry muffins. Now the Tribune wants to bring important Texas politics to the world more often, with an update to their livestream capabilities.
A radio documentary asking big questions about America's decision to lock up millions of people, often for non-violent drug crimes.
The U.S. locks up more people per capita than any other country. North Country Public Radio wants to bring us stories of the families and communities affected by the Rockefeller laws set in place 40 years ago.
We want to travel to college campuses across the country, asking one key question: What's your internship story?
Ever had an internship, paid or unpaid? What was it like? This project is all about documenting the emerging intern economy in the United States – a story hidden in plain sight.
We are a team of multimedia reporters covering the global economy. We are going to make a t-shirt and tell the story of its creation.
Public radio T-shirts... the ever-abundant pledge drive gift. In true Planet Money style, they've got a new T-shirt that will tell you its backstory and journey to your closet.
There's a new detective agency in Dallas, Texas, started by a group of exonerated men who have all spent decades in prison.
Following decades in prison for crimes they didn't commit, these men are helping others out of the same fate.
A new radio show focused on short fiction produced by Louisville Public Media
Sound and story! Louisville Public Media is creating a new outlet for fiction writing with the "Unbound" radio show.
Directed by a filmmaker/educator, "The Teacher" won't have "easy answers or false uplift that we often see in Hollywood films about high school." Already in rehearsal and shooting this summer, the film is cast with real students from New York public high schools.
Help the National Audio Theatre Festivals, a non-profit organization, produce the HEAR Now: The Audio Fiction and Arts Festival.
HEAR Now wants to bring award-winning narrators, writers, technicians, and visionaries to Kansas City, MO for their exciting new audio fest!
The TransWaves Podcast delivers stories of trans* teens, artists, filmmakers, lawyers and more to transgender youth and the world.
Audio with a mission! TransWaves uses their podcast to share trans stories and help trans teens cope with the challenges they face.
Mixcard is a Mixtape + Art Print + Postcard. You pick the music and select from our art gallery. We print and mail it for you.
This is neat! An online mixtape + art print + postcard. And you can even have it link to your own sounds.
We're upgrading! We need to add digital projection and a new HVAC system—to keep it cool and to bring you the best films around!
Movie theaters around the US will have to purchase digital projectors in order to play movies, as film companies are going to stop producing 35mm. Help independent theaters like our neighbor the Brattle Theatre upgrade so they can continue to be a part of the community.
Get the inside edge on the stories that connect Americans to the world -- in your ear every week.
Connecting across borders. That's what Latitude News is about, and they want to bring their engaging style to a half-hour weekly show. You can currently hear their work as a PRX podcast/radio show here: http://tinyurl.com/alhuh3h
Commercial-free Radio for Ketchum, Hailey, Sun Valley and all the Wood River Valley
We love community radio! KDPI is a new station in Idaho looking to get up and running so local voices and music can be heard on the air and online.
Award-winning public radio show that travels the country telling stories about people doing extraordinary work to overcome obstacles.
Public radio show State of the Re:Union with Al Letson visits a U.S. city in each episode and shares what is unique about that location. Help SOTRU's producers bring us three additional cities in season three!
A limited edition box set of audio interviews with rock stars and cultural icons, recorded between 1969-1972 and not heard since.
The pop culture epitome of found sound: A crate of reel interviews from 1969-1972 with John and Yoko, Andy Warhol, Jane Fonda, Janis Joplin, Buckminster Fuller, Mick Jagger... the list goes on. With Kickstarter support, they will be turned into a limited edition box set.
A storytelling podcast where people tell true life stories - frequently funny, occasionally heartbreaking, always interesting.
We are surrounded by strangers all the time... but what about the ones who impact our lives? Meet those people in "Strangers" -- a podcast from Lea Thau (who worked at The Moth for 10 years) as part of pubradio station KCRW's Independent Producer Project.
No doubt loyal public radio listeners have heard Andrea Seabrook's reports over the years. This is her new project, to report on DC in a way that isn't being done and to bring the truth out from under politics and complacent media.
Monica Bill Barnes & Company joins forces with special host Ira Glass for follow-up dance performances after This American Life Live!
Last May, This American Life's live show featured a performance by Monica Bill Barnes & Company. This project helps fund two full nights of performances hosted by Ira Glass on Oct. 20th and 21st.
Storied is an app that helps people capture and share their family stories with easily created and compelling mini-movies.
Capture, keep, and share memories through images and sound: This iPad app lets you archive your photos and record the family stories that go along with them.
Big Picture Science will be hitting the stage to perform a live, doomsday-themed show, as part of the Bay Area Science Festival.
The end is near! Or is it? Big Picture Science will produce a live show to separate fact from fiction when it comes to doomsday prediction. Take a listen to their radio show here: http://www.prx.org/series/32200
Radio conversations with the liveliest minds inside an ongoing revolution
Artists, poets, musicians -- these are the people Radio Open Source's Christopher Lydon wants to interview in a trip to Egypt. The goal: to bring back stories we've not yet heard in the ongoing revolution.
StoryCorps' first animation special will feature stories told by everyday people, brought to life by Rauch Brothers Animation.
We love StoryCorps' animated shorts. Take a look here: http://bit.ly/dpFON4 This project will help them launch their first long-form animated special for PBS.
KHOI is community radio being built for Central Iowa. $12,000 completes the broadcast studio for programming created by local talent.
KHOI wants to be a place for civil discourse, community discussion, and local music in Ames, Iowa. This campaign will help them finish their studio and get on the air.
Sprout is a pencil that wants to be a plant when it grows up. When it's too short to use, plant Sprout to grow herbs, flowers and more!
Hey, it ain't public radio, but it's sustainable and sweet, and we think schools should use these. Our Cambridge, Mass. neighbors have a pencil that you can plant when it's too short. Yes, plant!
What is consciousness? Wisconsin Public Radio's To The Best of Our Knowledge is working on a six-hour radio series "Meet Your Mind" to air in Nov. and Dec. with guests like Oliver Sacks. Their Kickstarter project is to fund a companion comic book. Fun!
We are building a community radio station and we need equipment so we can start broadcasting.
Little Raleigh Radio in North Carolina is on Kickstarter to set up their studio to launch an internet broadcast stream and low-power FM signal in 2013.
An award winning radio show about design, architecture and the 99% Invisible activity that shapes our world.
99% Invisible is a podcast and radio show about design. Help them fund season three and beyond! And stations, get the show here: http://www.prx.org/series/31835. Bring 99%'s huge following to your air.
This guide provides everything you need to know about producing great podcasts. Author Jim Metzendorf has edited well over 1,000 shows.
Lots of great public radio shows start out as podcasts. Check out this guide to help you get started!
Old tapes. New unheard multimedia stories. Help us bring print journalists' lost interviews to life via podcast, radio, and YouTube.
Got tape? Blank on Blank turns unheard interviews from journalists' recordings into podcasts and a radio show now on PRX. They're creating an archive of American interviews that could have been lost forever. http://www.prx.org/blankonblank
Described as "PostSecret for the ears." by Paste Magazine, acclaimed blog One Hello World is releasing an LP of its best tracks.
One Hello World takes voicemails and adds music to make a soundrack. The project's mission is to "foster compassion by encouraging people to simply take a moment and listen to each other." Right on!
Radio Ambulante was recently funded to create a monthly This American Life-esque podcast/radio show of compelling human stories from around Latin America and the United States.
Help us share the story of New Jersey’s WFMU, the world’s longest-running freeform radio station, in its fight to stay alive.
New Jersey's freeform station WFMU is the focus of this documentary. A really nicely laid out -- not to mention cool and important -- project with two videos.
State of the Re:Union is a public media program that celebrates stories of real people through an exploration of a city. Help fund our documentaries!
SOTRU host Al Letson was one of our Public Radio Talent Quest winners in 2007. We're excited about how far the show has come and their new season! http://www.prx.org/sotru
WMSE, a community-funded radio station in Milwaukee, WI needs to replace its in-house digital studio to keep live music on the air.
WMSE used Kickstarter to fund new equipment for their studio (they were still using Mac OS 9!). Check out their FAQ to see how they answered the inevitable "I already contribute to your pledge drive, what gives?"
Support "The American Revolution," the new documentary film about how a radio station, politics and rock and roll changed everything.
We were big WBCN fans back in the day (at least PRX CEO Jake was), and Bill is a public radio producer, and some of this audio should make it's way to PRX - so lots of reasons to keep an eye on this project. Congrats on the successful campaign!
Put This On is a web series about dressing like a grownup. Season two will take us to the world's great style cities... if you fund it.
Jesse is the host and producer of the radio show/podcast Bullseye. This project helped him fund a web series on men's style that traveled to London, Milan, and NYC. http://vimeo.com/putthison
Mosquita y Mari is a feature length film that captures the intricacies of youth, love and survival.
"Mosquita y Mari" was the biggest comeback project on Kickstarter at the time, raising over $35,000 within two days of the deadline. Hear why the writer/director used Kickstarter and about how well it worked in this piece on PRX from TurnStyle: http://www.prx.org/pieces/74753
Corpus Absurdum is a photography show by Bronwyn Carlton and Jay Bachhuber, co-hosts of the Thunk Tank program on WFMU-FM/wfmu.org.
The hosts of WFMU's Thunk Tank took their radio show to a different level with an art exhibition. Check out their profile on PRX: http://www.prx.org/station/wfmu