Steve Blatter Named SVP/Music Programming For Sirius
June 25, 2009 at 6:00 PM (PT)
SIRIUS XM has named STEVE BLATTER as SVP/Music Programming. Succeeding the departing JON ZELLNER (see story above), BLATTER will be responsible for all of the company's commercial-free music channels on SIRIUS XM’s satellite radio service and the Internet. He will also continue to be responsible for the SIRIUS XM Talent and Industry Relations Department, as well as the Virus Channel featuring THE OPIE & ANTHONY Show.
"STEVE BLATTER’s broad experience in programming is a great asset as we add to and deepen our music programming line-up," SIRIUS XM Pres./Chief Content Officer SCOTT GREENSTEIN said. "His dedication to outstanding programming strengthens SIRIUS XM’s initiative to deliver superior music channels."
"In the very competitive world of audio entertainment, our unique and robust music platform is unparalleled," BLATTER said."It is an exciting ever-changing time for music entertainment and I look forward to working with the SIRIUS XM music programmers and on-air personalities to take our music lineup to a new level."