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July 29, 2015 12:49 PM ET


Company Overview of Public Radio International, Inc.

Company Overview

Public Radio International, Inc., a public radio network, engages in producing, acquiring, and distributing radio content for customers in the United States. It offers its services through radio stations, pod casts, Websites, and mobile phones. The company was formerly known as American Public Radio and changed its name to Public Radio International, Inc. in July 1994. Public Radio International, Inc. was incorporated in 1983 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As of July 26, 2012, Public Radio International, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of WGBH Radio and Television.

100 North Sixth Street

Suite 900A

Minneapolis, MN 55403

United States

Founded in 1983





Key Executives for Public Radio International, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Executive Vice President of Strategy and Operations
Senior Vice President of PRI Content
Senior Vice President of Development Resources
Treasurer and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Public Radio International, Inc. Key Developments

Public Radio International Appoints Alison P. Ranney to its Board of Directors

Public Radio International (PRI) announced the appointment of Alison P. Ranney to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ranney leads the Chicago office of Koya Leadership Partners. She has a decade of experience in executive search with Koya and the global recruiting firm Russell Reynolds Associates. She served on the Board of Directors for Chicago Public Media/WBEZ for 12 years and was Chair of its recent successful CEO Search Committee. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Goodman Theatre and the Donors Forum of Illinois.

Rivet Radio Launches Public Radio International and Radio New Zealand Partnerships

Rivet Radio announced it will be adding content from both Public Radio International (PRI) and Radio New Zealand. The two networks join Rivet's global initiative to deliver news and feature stories that follow the sun, providing listeners with up-to-the-minute content relevant to where and who they are through Rivet's personalized, on-demand feeds.

Public Radio International Appoints David Beard as Executive Editor of

Public Radio International has hired David Beard of the Washington Post to run its global news, issues and culture website. Beard, the Post's director of digital content, will be the first executive editor of also features stories from PRI shows like The Takeaway, Studio 360, Living on Earth, Science Friday and The Tavis Smiley Show. Beard will lead a 10-person digital journalism team to accelerate growth and deepen audience engagement on the site.

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