Pandora Names Mike Spinella Sr. Dir./Original Content
May 6, 2014 at 4:21 PM (PT)
PANDORA has appointed MIKE SPINELLA Sr. Dir./Original Content, effective immediately. Previously Dir./Industry Relations for ROLLING STONE and WENNER MEDIA, SPINELLA will help grow and develop content and artist programming strategy across the PANDORA platform, connecting brands with artists and their fans. He will manage the Original Content teams in OAKLAND, LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK with a primary focus on creating and curating dynamic video and audio content for PANDORA users.
“MIKE SPINELLA brings years of extensive industry experience and relationships to his new role at PANDORA," PANDORA Head of Music Partnerships TOMMY PAGE said. "Throughout his career he has been at the forefront of the changing digital landscape in music and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the company. He will surely be an asset in helping to deliver the PANDORA audience an experience unlike any other online music streaming service.”
“I’ve always admired PANDORA and its distinct ability to both engage its audience with the artists they love and introduce them to new acts," SPINELLA said. "I’m thrilled to join the industry leader and look forward to curating and producing exceptional content for PANDORA’s monthly audience of 75 million.”