BREAKING: WXPN To Host The Moth Radio Hour

One of the most popular public radio programs in the U.S., The Moth Radio Hour, will be broadcast by WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, starting on Tuesday, September 17 at 10 pm ET. The Moth Radio Hour features the best in storytelling from “everyday raconteurs,” as cited in its 2011 Peabody Award, the highest honor in broadcasting. The radio program grew from the acclaimed non-for-profit organization The Moth, which is dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. Founded by poet and novelist George Dawes Green in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of stories told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. The Moth Radio Hour program debuted in 2009 and currently can be heard on more than 200 radio stations nationwide. It is distributed by PRX (Public Radio Exchange).