Wade Jessen has been tapped to host a new weekly show, "Rear View With Wade Jessen: The History of Country Music," on Sirius Satellite Radio's the Roadhouse channel. The program will debut June 24 and will showcase Jessen's deep knowledge of and passion for classic country music, the stories behind the songs and the artists who made them timeless classics. On his new Sirius show, Jessen will play rarities and deep cuts from his personal music library.
Jessen is the country, bluegrass, Christian and gospel charts manager for Billboard Information Group, which includes Billboard Radio Monitor. Before joining Billboard in 1994, he was an on-air host at KSOP Salt Lake City and WSM-FM Nashville, where he also served as MD.
"Rear View" will air Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (ET), with a repeat broadcast Sundays from 6-9 p.m. (ET).
via Billboard Radio Monitor