American Public Media launches Public Radio Tuner

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American Public Media launches Public Radio Tuner

New iPhone application plays public radio streams from all over the nation

(St. Paul, Minn.) December 4, 2008—American Public Media, the nation’s second-largest producer and distributor of public radio programs, today announced the launch of its Public Radio Tuner, a new, free iPhone application that allows iPhone users to find and play the public radio stream from their favorite station or try out other stations.

American Public Media invited all public radio stations to have their Internet streams listed in the Public Radio Tuner. Currently, more than 150 public radio stations are participating. The Public Radio Tuner is available in the iTunes App Store. American Public Media is continuing to add new streams and will update the Public Radio Tuner stream list weekly.

“The free Public Radio Tuner is a great way for public radio to reach existing and new audiences on one of the most popular devices in the country,” says American Public Media New Media Interim Director Melinda Driscoll.

To access the Public Radio Tuner in the iTunes App Store, visit;.