NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechCrunch and SiriusXM today announced that John Biggs, TechCrunch's East Coast Editor, and Jordan Crook, TechCrunch writer and reporter, will host "TechCrunch Radio" as an exclusive weekly series.
The launch of the weekly show comes after the limited-run "TechCrunch Radio" series premiered at Disrupt San Francisco 2014. The exclusive SiriusXM series gives listeners all the news on the latest technology from the world's most innovative start-ups as well as established companies launching their gadgets, products, and services.
"TechCrunch is the trusted news source in the tech world, helping audiences navigate and understand news at the cutting edge of the start-up world," said Luke Beatty, President of Independent Brands, AOL. "We're excited to continue to bring TechCrunch's expertise and insight to SiriusXM listeners."
"This partnership with SiriusXM demonstrates the benefits of pioneering new partnership models – for TechCrunch a brand extension into radio, for SiriusXM, it gives listeners more content in the technology space - making it a win/win situation for both companies," said Kim Kadlec, Senior Vice President of Global Strategic Partnerships, AOL.
"Within minutes of launching our limited-run series with TechCrunch, we knew 'TechCrunch Radio' had all the elements of being a long-term success with our listeners," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "We are thrilled to announce John Biggs and Jordan Crook will return to bring the latest in the tech world to our subscribers and give listeners across the country the opportunity to be among the first to hear about the future of tech."
Each week, "TechCrunch Radio" will give SiriusXM listeners the opportunity to hear rapid-fire tech pitch-offs from start-up companies. The show will also include interviews with some of the most interesting people in the tech world and representatives from the hottest tech start-ups, giving SiriusXM listeners an inside look at the most important topics in today's technology landscape.
"TechCrunch Radio" will air each Tuesday starting November 25th at 6:00 pm ET, with a replay at 6:00 pm PT, drive time for both coasts, on Indie, channel 102. "TechCrunch Radio" will also be available to listeners via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. Listeners will also be able to listen to the show via SiriusXM On Demand through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices and online at siriusxm.com.
TechCrunch, a unit of AOL's Brand Group, is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news. Founded in June 2005, TechCrunch and its network of websites now reach more than 12 million unique monthly visitors and draw more than 37 million page views per month.
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