SIRIUS to Air Coverage of the 2006 California Governor and First Lady's Conference on Women
California First Lady Maria Shriver to host special coverage of conference on exclusive national radio broadcast partner SIRIUS Featured speaker Martha Stewart's speech to be broadcast live on Martha Stewart Living Radio Judith Regan on-site to tape special edition of 'The Judith Regan Show'
NEW YORK, Sept 26, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that it is the exclusive national radio partner of the 2006 California Governor and First's Lady's Conference on Women. California First Lady Maria Shriver will host special coverage of the event for SIRIUS.
Taking place on Tuesday, September 26, 2006 at the Convention Center in Long Beach, California, the sold-out California Governor and First Lady's Conference on Women -- the largest of its kind -- brings together over 13,000 women of all generations and backgrounds for an extraordinary and transformative daylong experience. Celebrating its 20th anniversary with the theme Connect Today, Seize Tomorrow, the 2006 Conference once again features world-renowned speakers and panelists who address the issues and topics most important to women today.
California First Lady Maria Shriver will host special coverage of the event for SIRIUS. Shriver will conduct exclusive interviews with select featured guests and speakers. In addition, SIRIUS will broadcast portions of select speeches from the main stage. The stellar lineup of over 60 esteemed speakers includes Shriver, Martha Stewart, Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, Suze Orman, Anna Quindlen, Maureen Dowd, Tyra Banks, Tim Russert, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the first ever address to a women's conference by his Holiness the Dalai Lama.
The California Governor and First Lady's Conference on Women special will air multiple times throughout the weekend of October 13-15, 2006 on SIRIUS Stars channel 102. The exact times will be announced on www.sirius.com.
Featured speaker Martha Stewart's speech will be broadcast live on September 26 on Martha Stewart Living Radio, SIRIUS Channel 112, at 8:58 am PT.
In addition, Judith Regan will tape a special edition of her SIRIUS show, The Judith Regan Show, to be broadcast at a later date on SIRIUS Stars channel 102. Regan will interview California First Lady Maria Shriver and other featured speakers.
"It is an honor to partner with California First Lady Maria Shriver in her efforts to empower and inspire women and address the issues and topics that are most relevant to them," said Scott Greenstein, President, Entertainment and Sports, SIRIUS Satellite Radio. "SIRIUS is committed to offer meaningful and important content and programming for women."
SIRIUS offers a wide range of women's programming including Candace Bushnell's Sex, Success and Sensibility; Martha Stewart Living Radio; Cosmo Radio, Lighten Up with Richard Simmons, and two upcoming shows with Barbara Walters, Ask Barbara Anything and Barbara Walters' The Best of the Very Best.
The California Governor and First Lady's Conference on Women engages and empowers women to be architects of change. Enriched, inspired, and connected, those women touched by the Women's Conference in some way are ready to lead, to serve and to create positive change in their lives, their communities and their state.
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