PRX Productions is a team of audio directors, editors, sound designers, engineers and producers that specialize in the highest quality audio production and storytelling. We help make audio in all forms: podcasts, broadcast shows, experiential audio, and sonic identifiers for our partners.
The PRX Productions team has over 30 years of experience working in audio from public media broadcast shows like “Studio 360,” to the New York Times, to hit podcasts like “Over the Road” and “TEDx Shorts.” We work with our partners to ensure success by supporting them with services that meet their needs. We believe in work that aligns with PRX’s mission of supporting diverse, inclusive, and impactful stories and storytellers.
Director of PRX Productions
Most recently Executive Producer of the Peabody Award-winning arts show “Studio 360,” and a longtime producer for radio, podcasts, audio publishing and digital media, who also teaches sound design at NYU Film School. Previous projects include audio production for the New York Times, Hello Sunshine, Soul Pancake, WNYC, and APM. Recently awarded Silver for Best Documentary at the 2020 New York Festivals Radio Awards for the series “New York Icons”.
Genevieve Sponsler manages productions for podcast and radio. She most recently was Executive Producer of “And Nothing Less” and “The Magic Sash,” produced for the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission. She also runs PRX Remix, our 24/7 stream of podcasts on SiriusXM and terrestrial radio. In addition to her audio work, she has experience with talent in both live settings (as a producer for “The Moth”) and story coaching. Genevieve teaches The Art of the Podcast at Syracuse University's Newhouse Communications School.
Ian is PRX Production's business development manager and project lead. Prior to joining PRX Productions, he oversaw the development of two brick-and-mortar PRX Podcast Garage community events, recording, and classroom spaces, led Snap Judgment and Latino USA as they joined PRX, and project managed the launch of TRAX (a first-of-its-kind podcast network for tweens). He is a co-organizer of the annual Sound Scene audio art festival at the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, advises high school journalists in the YMCA Youth In Government program, and has worked in fundraising at The Pew Charitable Trusts and NPR. He also carves wood.
Sandra is a multimedia producer and audio engineer. Most recently, she was the technical director for the Peabody Award-winning show “Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen.” Sandra loves history, radio dramas, movies, and black cats. She was the sound designer for KCRW’s Sarah Award-winning, bilingual, fiction podcast, “Celestial Blood/Sangre Celestial”, and she was a Queens Council for the Arts and NY/NJ Port Authority ArtPort Artist in Residence at Laguardia
Producer / Sound Designer
Ian is a composer and sound designer whose work spans the worlds of podcasting, film and live performance. Most recently, he was the Senior Producer and Sound Designer for the Radiotopia “Over the Road” podcast. He has been awarded the Edward R. Murrow Award for “Excellence in Sound” (2018, “The New American Songbook”), the Online Journalism Award for “Excellence in Audio Digital Storytelling” (2018, “The New American Songbook”), a Webby Award for “Best Podcast Mini Series (2017, The Great God of Depression), and the RTDNA “Kaleidoscope Award” (2017, Closer Than They Appear.)
Mark Pagán is an award-winning filmmaker, podcast producer, and educator. His work and performances have been shown at festivals and shows worldwide including Slamdance Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, Spoke's Family Ghosts, PRX, WNYC, Latino USA, Colorado Public Radio's On Something, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, Charleston Comedy Festival, RISK!, The Moth, and Story Collider. Mark is currently producing TEDx SHORTS. He's also the host and producer of the award-winning podcast, Other Men Need Help, a playful docu-essay show dissecting masculine insecurities, which is a fancy way of saying it's like Sesame Street about men.
Isabel interned at the PRX Podcast Garage in Boston. Isabel is also the transcriptionist for Radiotopia podcasts, “Ear Hustle” and “Over The Road.” Her commitment to accessibility extends into her work as a Spanish <> English interpreter and translator. As a language worker, she specializes in supporting grassroots and community organizations working towards social justice in creating multilingual spaces that advance their missions and meet the needs of their communities.
Morgan Flannery is a producer and audio engineer. A graduate of the Sound Audio Engineering Institute of Los Angeles, her recent work can be heard on PRX’s “Studio 360,” Slate’s “Spoiler Specials,” and “The New Yorker Radio Hour.” Prior to that, she interned at a variety of music supervision companies, worked briefly as a magician’s assistant, and spent her free time writing and performing embarrassing autobiographical short stories, some of which can be heard on “The Townies Podcast”.