SIRIUS XM TO LAUNCH “WOMEN’S CONFERENCE RADIO” CHANNEL HOSTED BY CALIFORNIA FIRST LADY MARIA SHRIVER
48-hour channel “Women’s Conference Radio” to broadcast key speeches, panels and exclusive interviews
Speakers at The Women’s Conference 2010 include Oprah Winfrey, Deepak Chopra, the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Honorable Sand ra Day O’Connor, Nicholas Kristof, Jerry Brown, Meg Whitman, Diane Sawyer, Eve Ensler and Brian Williams
SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that for the fifth consecutive year it will offer in-depth coverage of The Women’s Conference 2010, the annual three-day forum hosted by California First Lady Maria Shriver and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger designed to empower women of all ages and backgrounds to be “Architects of Change” in their lives, within their communities and around the world.
SIRIUS XM will launch Women’s Conference Radio, a 48-hour limited-run channel devoted to The Women’s Conference 2010, on October 30 beginning at 12:00 am ET on SIRIUS XM Stars (SIRIUS 102/XM 155). Hosted by California First Lady Shriver, Women’s Conference Radio will feature key speeches and panels from The Women’s Conference 2010 in their entirety from speakers including: Shriver, the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Honorable Sand ra Day O’Connor, Oprah Winfrey, Jerry Brown, Meg Whitman, Diane Sawyer, Nicholas Kristof, Jessica Simpson, Eve Ensler, Howard Schultz, Phil Knight, Matt Lauer, Brian Williams and Al Roker.
Gayle King, host of The Gayle King Show on SIRIUS XM’s Oprah Radio, will broadcast her daily show live from the conference on October 26 from 9:00 ““ 11:00 am ET, welcoming California First Lady Shriver for a live, sit down interview during the broadcast. King will interview other notable guests attending the event and share these conversations and reflections on The Women’s Conference with listeners on October 27. The Gayle King Show airs on Oprah Radio (XM 156/SIRIUS 195 as part of “The Best of XM” package).
Women’s Conference Radio will air the conference panel King is moderating”””It’s Time to Learn How to Build Self-Esteem and Leadership in Young Women”””which features Katherine Schwarzenegger, Jessica Simpson, former WNBA star Lisa Leslie and Jess Weiner, Global Ambassador for the Dove Self-Esteem Fund, and will be hosted by Kathy O’Brien, VP Marketing for Personal Care, Unilever.
Barbara Walters conducted an interview with Shriver about the conference that will air on her weekly SIRIUS XM show Here’s Barbara on October 25 at 6:00 pm ET (SIRIUS XM Stars, SIRIUS 102/XM 155).
SIRIUS XM Book Radio hosts Maggie Linton and Kim Alexand er will be on site at the conference on October 26 conducting exclusive interviews with a wide range of authors.
The Women’s Conference is produced by the non-profit, non-partisan organization, the California Governor and First Lady’s Conference on Women, which was established more than twenty years ago. Under California First Lady Shriver and Governor Schwarzenegger’s leadership, the annual event has blossomed into the nation’s premier forum for women, attracting 150 of the world’s greatest voices, hearts and minds and more than 30,000 attendees. For more information, visit www.womensconference.org.
SIRIUS XM Radio is home to a diverse, powerful and exclusive lineup of programming for women including Oprah Radio, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Cosmo Radio, Rosie O’Donnell’s Rosie Radio and Barbara Walters’ Here’s Barbara. For more information visit www.sirius.com and www.xmradio.com.