"Yahoo News on POTUS" to Launch on Sirius XM

Live, weekly political show to launch with incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Cory Gardner as scheduled first guests

"Yahoo News on POTUS" is the first national radio platform for Yahoo News

Dec 02, 2014, 10:00 ET from Sirius XM Holdings Inc.

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yahoo News and SiriusXM announced today the launch of "Yahoo News on POTUS," a live, weekly show, beginning Wednesday, December 3rd, on SiriusXM POTUS, the 24/7 non-partisan channel dedicated to the Politics of the United States.  "Yahoo News on POTUS" is the first national radio platform for Yahoo News.    

Hosted by Yahoo News' Chief White House correspondent, Olivier Knox, "Yahoo News on POTUS" will feature live interviews with national leaders in politics and public life as well as special guests tackling current events and more. Each show will feature a news-maker of the week, and a dynamic roundtable led by Knox with an alternating panel of Yahoo News' political contributors including Matt Bai, Michael Isikoff, Meredith Shiner, Liz Goodwin and Jon Ward. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Cory Gardner are scheduled as guests for the show's debut. The new show will air on SiriusXM channel 124 Wednesdays at 2:00 pm ET.  

"'Yahoo News on POTUS' brings the authoritative Yahoo News brand to radio for the very first time," said Dave Gorab, Vice President and General Manager, Talk Programming, SiriusXM. "SiriusXM listeners coast to coast will now be able to listen to the sharp insight and analysis of the Yahoo News political team while driving in their cars."

"Our show will have news making guests, insightful takes from our team of reporters and outside journalists, and maybe a few oddballs here and there," said Olivier Knox, Chief Washington Correspondent, Yahoo News and host, "Yahoo News on POTUS." "I'm thrilled (and a little frightened) to take on this amazing opportunity!"

"'Yahoo News on POTUS' is a great opportunity to collaborate with SiriusXM while showcasing the amazing work our team produces on a daily basis," said Megan Liberman, Editor in Chief, Yahoo News.

SiriusXM listeners are encouraged to submit questions via Twitter and Facebook @SiriusXM, or tweet Olivier directly @OKnox. 

After each broadcast, "Yahoo News on POTUS" will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com

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Andrew Kirk 212 571 8156 akirk@yahoo-inc.com

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