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30 Mar 2009

MTVN Entertainment Group Promotes Shane Satterfield to VP Content Spike Digital Entertainment

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MTVN’S ENTERTAINMENT GROUP PROMOTES SHANE SATTERFIELD
TO VICE PRESIDENT, CONTENT, SPIKE DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT

NEW YORK, March 30, 2009 – MTV Networks’ Entertainment Group has promoted Shane Satterfield to vice president, content, Spike digital entertainment.  The promotion was announced by Jon Slusser, senior vice president, Spike digital and video games.  Satterfield was formerly editor-in-chief and supervising producer, GameTrailers.com at MTV Networks.  He is based at the network’s Los Angeles offices.

In his new role, Satterfield will continue to oversee GameTrailers’ editorial and will now also be responsible for conceiving, creating and acquiring editorial content for Spike.com.  He will also coordinate content distribution with Viacom’s various brands and global partners, working hand-in-hand with sales and marketing to create meaningful content for sponsors and partners.

“I am excited to welcome Shane into this new role,” said Slusser.  “He will bring his creativity, leadership skills and proven success to Spike.com as he has to GameTrailers.”

In 2006, Satterfield joined MTV Networks after his tenure at G4 Television (2003-2006) as editorial director and, before that, worked at TechTV (2001-2003), where he held the same post.  He was one of the co-creators of X-Play and scheduled and produced 140 episodes a year as well as landmark live programming for the network. Prior to that, Satterfield held various posts at GameSpot (1999-2001) and published his own gaming Web site, Street-Level Gaming from 1996-1999.

Satterfield holds a BA degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.

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