PRX sent around an announcement of two new executive roles in PRX and its Radiotopia division.
Julie Shapiro assumes the title of VP of Editorial for PRX and Radiotopia. She will continue to steer the creative direction and growth of Radiotopia, a podcast network of extraordinary, artist-owned podcasts. In addition, Shapiro will now also help to shepherd large-scale content partnerships throughout PRX. Further, Shapiro will continue her Ear Hustle role. (Ear Hustle is a documentary show about prison life which won PRX’s Podquest competition in 2016.)
At the sasme time, Audrey Mardavich becomes Senior Director of Content Radiotopia. She has been with PRX since 2011. Before that, a producer at The Moth — a crowdsourced storytelling program.
Shapiro and Mardavich will help to guide, develop, and envision new partnerships and original content, support vital ongoing programming, and collaborate with creators across the PRX and Radiotopia podcast portfolios. They will both report to Jason Saldanha, Chief of Business Development and Content at PRX.