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Rivet Radio Launches PRI and Radio New Zealand partnerships

Terri Lydon


Press Release

Global listeners benefit from around the clock coverage


Chicago, IL – June 4, 2015 – Rivet Radio, the smart audio platform, today 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 up­to­the­minute content relevant to where and who they are through Rivet’s personalized, on­demand feeds.

I’s The World” will be added for all iOS, Android and in­vehicle listeners on Rivet Radio. The award­winning program hosted by Marco Werman brings the world’s most interesting stories that reflect just how small our planet really is.

“‘PRI’s The World’ connects people curious about the world to other cultures and ideas, helping them to better understand our global community,” Melinda Ward, PRI’s Chief Content Officer id. “With Rivet Radio we’ll extend our reach among a global audience of listeners and reflect the mission of the program, bringing us all a little bit closer!”

Radio New Zealand’s “usiness News”,“heckpoint”,“ateline Pacific” and “orning Report” will also join Rivet’s mobile and auto feeds and additionally reach all enterprise partners through Rivet’s free and premium services.

Glen Scanlon, Radio New Zealand’s head of digital, expressed that Radio New Zealand was delighted to be partnering with Rivet, which offered a unique range of ways for people to interact with great storytelling.

“We are tasked with telling New Zealand and the Pacific’s stories to as wide an audience as possible, and Rivet‘ffering is an intriguing way for us to reach more people with our journalism,” Scanlon said.

“Radio New Zealand’s programming will bring an unrivaled global perspective for us.” Rivet Radio CEO John MacLeod said. “Both PRI and Radio New Zealand are welcome additions to our continued expansion of content, meeting key needs for information around the clock.”

The two leading radio producers will join Rivet’s ever­growing list of media partners including The Associated Press, American Public Media, CustomWeather and Crain’s Business. Rivet produces, packages and delivers content in­house and in­partnership with the brightest in the industry with laser­focus on changing the way we experience audio.

For more information and to download Rivet Radio visitwww.rivetnewsradio.com. For more information on PRI and Radio New Zealand visi w.pri.or or w.radionz.co.nz.


Rivet Radio, Inc.

Featured by Apple as “The Best in Bite-Sized News” and a “Start Up To Watch” by Chicago Innovation & Built in Chicago in 2015, Rivet delivers customized, multiplatform audio news and feature stories worldwide. Rivet has grown fromiPhoneAndroidAmazon and car apps into a platform powering the global Audio of Things for millions of listeners. It’s radio reimagined.

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Contact:
Nancy Briscoe
nancy@appular.com
914-309-0404

Contact PRI:
Julia Yager
jyager@pri.org
612­-330­-9231

Contact Radio New Zealand:
John Barr
john.barr@radionz.co.nz
+64-4-474-1868