Torre Named PD At Sirius XM's Mad Dog Radio
September 10, 2008 at 1:46 PM (PT)
CBS News WINS-A/NEW YORK Sports Director STEVE TORRE joins SIRIUS XM RADIO as PD for CHRIS RUSSO's MAD DOG RADIO channel. TORRE, who was with WINS since 1990 and has also hosted "THE SUNDAY DRIVE" on SIRIUS XM RADIO since 2004, will also serve as Sports Anchor for RUSSO's "MAD DOG UNLEASHED" show weekdays 2-7p ET.
"I’ve followed STEVE’s work for years. He is a true radio pro and will be instrumental in helping me create and launch MAD DOG RADIO," said RUSSO. "He shares my passion for sports, knows what it takes to produce compelling and informative programming and has his eyes set squarely on the goal –- to make MAD DOG RADIO the best sports talk channel in the country."
"I’m thrilled and honored to have the opportunity to work closely with CHRIS to build MAD DOG RADIO," said TORRE, whose resume also includes serving as Sports Dir. at WCFR/SPRINGFIELD, VT and WFAS-A/WHITE PLAINS, NY. "I’ve been with SIRIUS NFL RADIO the past four years and know that satellite radio offers advantages that no one else can. Taking MAD DOG to a national audience will be an exciting ride. I look forward to my expanded responsibilities and am excited about the many possibilities this channel presents."