The Ambassador Council is a group of leaders from around the country who support PRI & PRX and its role in connecting the American public to a broad, in-depth array of global news and cultural perspectives essential to taking part in today’s interconnected world.

For more information about The Ambassador Council and how to become a member, please contact Lisa Baumert, Director of Major Giving, at lisa.baumert@prx.org or (612) 330-9228.

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Benefits

 

Ambassador
$10,000 - $24,999 per year

  • Recognition on PRI.org and PRX.org

  • Recognition on the wall of the podcast garages and The World studios

  • The Ambassador Council newsletter

  • Invitations to online conversations with public media talent

  • Invitation for two to select Ambassador Council events (see events calendar below)

  • Behind-the-scenes tours of the Boston and D.C. podcast garages and The World studios

  • Four on-air credits on PRI’s The World or Studio 360

  • Two additional tickets to Ambassador Council events

Benefactor
$25,000 - $49,999 per year

All of the above, plus…

  • Eight additional on-air credits, for a total of 12 credits on PRI’s The World or Studio 360

Champion
$50,000 - $64,999 per year

All of the above, plus…

  • 12 additional on-air credits, for a total of 24 credits on PRI’s The World or Studio 360

  • An opportunity to sponsor a keynote session at an Ambassador Council event

President’s Circle
$75,000 - $99,999 per year

All of the above, plus…

  • 12 additional on-air credits, for a total of 36 credits on PRI’s The World or Studio 360

Chairman’s Circle
$100,000 or more per year

All of the above, plus…

  • 14 additional on-air credits, for a total of 50 credits on PRI’s The World or Studio 360

 
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Event Calendar

September 2019

PRX at PodFront 2019
September 12
San Francisco, CA

Join us for an evening with some of your favorite PRI & PRX podcast hosts at the home of Ed and Liliane Schneider.

Podcasts 101
September 23 in Austin, TX
September 24 in Dallas, TX

Come learn about podcasts from the pros at PRI & PRX! In a fun and intimate setting, we’ll cover the basics: what is a podcast? How do you listen? And, most importantly, in a world where more than 750,000 podcasts are available, how do you find the best ones?

October 2019

PRX at Social Venture Partners Dallas bigBANG! 2019
October 30
Dallas, TX

Join fellow PRI & PRX donors for dinner and a discussion between PRI’s The World host Marco and CEO Kerri Hoffman the night before the SVP Dallas bigBANG! 2019 event.

November 2019

Inside Ear Hustle Donor Reception
November 1
Chicago, IL

Join Earlonne Woods and Nigel Poor from Ear Hustle — one of the most buzzed-about podcasts of the year — for a gathering in conjunction with the ‘Inside Ear Hustle’ event with WBEZ at the Studebaker Theater.

Seattle Donor Program & Reception
November 12
Seattle, WA

Featuring Thanh Tan of the Second Wave podcast from PRX and KUOW. More details to come.

December 2019

Google Podcast Creator Program Showcase and Private Reception
December 10
Boston, MA

Save the date for a reception in conjunction with the final showcase of the second round of the Google Podcast Creator program, featuring podcast creators from Brazil, India, Lebanon, Spain, Colombia and the United States.

March 2020

Ambassador Council Gathering
March 12-13
Los Angeles, CA

Save the date for our annual two-day gathering of our Ambassadors Council. More details to come.

 
 
 
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Susan Anderson and Bob Arthur
Chicago, IL

Lori Hall Armstrong and Michael Armstrong
Los Angeles, CA

Betsy Cook Atwater
Santa Barbara, CA & Minneapolis, MN

Diane and Todd Baker
Berkeley, CA

Caroline and John Ballantine
Chicago, IL

Jeannie and Henry Becton
Boston, MA

Cecilia and Garrett Boone
Dallas, TX

Melanie and Tim Byrne
Dallas, TX

Molly Byrne
Dallas, TX

Kathy Chan
San Francisco, CA

Kay and Elliot Cattarulla
Dallas, TX

Dodee and Billy Crockett
Wimberley, TX

Katharine and Peter Darrow
Brooklyn, NY

Julia Dayton
Minneapolis, MN

Lynn Bay Dayton and Bruce C. Dayton
Boston, MA

Cynthia Engles
Dallas, TX

Begoña Lozano and Javier Escobedo
San Francisco, CA

Terry Fraze
Tucson, AZ

Deborah Green and Clayton Aynesworth
Austin, TX

Linda and Jon Gruber
San Francisco, CA

Nor Hall and Roger Hale
Minneapolis, MN

Katherine Harris and Tom Keyser
White Bear Lake, MN

Marguerite S. Hoffman
Dallas, TX

Roger Horchow
Dallas, TX

Rima Hyder
Brookline, MA

Maryanne Tagney and David Jones
Seattle, WA

Kimberly Kruger
Wimberley, TX

Linda Larson and Gerry Johnson
Seattle, WA

Katherine Glaze Lyle
Dallas, TX

Chris Mattsson
Austin, TX

Dete and Paul Meserve
Los Angeles, CA

JaMel and Tom Perkins
San Francisco, CA

Judy Pigott
Seattle, WA

Cindy and Howard Rachofsky
Dallas, TX

Alison Ranney and Erik Birkerts
Chicago, IL

Deedie Potter Rose
Dallas, TX

Elizabeth and Daniel Routman
Dallas, TX

Sharon and Robert Ryan
Minneapolis, MN

Nicole and Cabel Sasser
Portland, OR

Liliane and Edward Schneider
San Francisco, CA

Deb and Eric Suder
Dallas, TX

Sally and John Van Doren
New York, NY

Gordon VeneKlasen
New York, NY

Jonathan Warman
New York, NY

Lawrence Wilkinson
San Francisco, CA

Margaret Wurtele
Minneapolis, MN

 
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Contact

For more information about The Ambassador Council, please contact Lisa Baumert, Director of Major Giving, at lisa.baumert@prx.org or (612) 330-9228.

 

Mariah Miranda Photography