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Public Radio International

Media Company


For more than 28 years, Americans have identified PRI as the source of news, information and cultural insights essential to understanding our interconnected world. On almost 900 radio stations across the United States and on digital platforms that reach millions around the globe, PRI continues to innovate in bringing new voices, global journalism, and cultural perspectives to the American public. Through partnerships with trusted media leaders like the BBC, the CBC, the New York Times, and others, PRI develops solutions to address the critical but unmet needs of today’s media consumers. PRI creates a more informed, empathetic, and connected world by sharing powerful stories, encouraging exploration, connecting people and cultures, and creating opportunities to help people take informed action on stories that inspire them.

Skoll Partnership

Public Radio International’s engagement with social entrepreneurship started with its “Global Change: Informing America” initiative providing sustained coverage of social entrepreneurs on multiple programs. It continues with ongoing podcasts and stories developed for PRI’s The World. Since 2007, PRI has developed more than 200 stories for broadcast or podcast.


Issue Areas: Arresting Deforestation · Clean Energy · Clean Water · Early Childhood to Primary Education · Health Delivery · Human Rights · International Justice · Livelihoods · Living Conditions · Peace · Peace and Human Rights · Sanitation · Secondary Education · Women's and Girls' Education · Youth Job Skills


Jodi GershSenior Director, Engagement Lab, Public Radio International
Jonathan KealingExecutive Editor of, Public Radio International