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[09/05/13 - 12:43 PM]
Oxygen Media Announces Susie Castillo to On-Air Role Hosting Unique Content Across All Platforms
She will kick-off her duties at New York Fashion Week, hosting coverage of the week's events from runway shows to red carpet parties that will be available on Oxygen.com.

[via press release from Oxygen]

OXYGEN MEDIA ANNOUNCES SUSIE CASTILLO TO ON-AIR ROLE HOSTING UNIQUE CONTENT ACROSS ALL PLATFORMS

Castillo's Duties Kick-Off At Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week With Behind-The-Scenes Segments

NEW YORK - September 5, 2013 - Oxygen Media announced today that actress, model, and television host Susie Castillo has been named as the on-air network personality. In her new role, Castillo will engage Oxygen consumers and build brand awareness providing coverage of all things relevant to young women in pop-culture and participating in multiple social media initiatives for the network. Castillo will bring Oxygen viewers behind-the-scenes content from the network's various programming such as hosting live "After Shows" and "Cast Chats." She will kick-off her duties at New York Fashion Week, hosting coverage of the week's events from runway shows to red carpet parties that will be available on Oxygen.com and the network's social sites. In addition, Castillo will be moderating a GOOGLE+ Hangout on Tuesday, September 10 at 7 PM ET for the highly anticipated premiere of the network's new docu-series "Preachers of L.A." She can currently be seen on Oxygen.com hosting exclusive interviews with the cast from the empowering series "My Big Fat Revenge."

"I love Oxygen and what they stand for, and couldn't be more thrilled to join the network as they move forward with their exciting new programming," said Castillo. "The 'Live Out Loud' message is how I've always chosen to live my life so this is a match made in Heaven!"

"With years of on-camera experience and her fiery and authentic attitude, Susie brings a fresh and relatable perspective to the network as Oxygen's new personality," said Rod Aissa, Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development, Oxygen Media. "Susie is the true definition of the Oxygen woman - young, diverse and living life on her own terms."

Castillo's "All About Fashion Week" segments will focus on the hottest trends coming off the runways of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 Collections. She will be providing backstage coverage from runway shows including, Pamella Roland, Steven Alan, Brandon Sun. and Milly by Michelle Smith. The segments will introduce Susie to Oxygen viewers and offer sponsorship opportunities for advertisers. In addition, Susie will provide live coverage that will be available exclusively on Oxygen's social networks such as Twitter and Instagram, and her coverage will be aggregated for fans at http://susie-castillo.oxygen.com.

"Susie is a perfect fit with the Oxygen brand. She embodies today's young modern woman," said Susan Malfa, SVP, Ad Sales for Bravo Media, Oxygen Media, Style Media and Women At NBCU. "She's a high energy pro with point of view that will connect with our audience and our marketing partners whether she is backstage with insider interviews at Fashion Week or at celebrity filled events."

The"Preachers of L.A." GOOGLE+ Hangout will engage a global audience in a live conversation with the series' stars, including Minister Deitrick Haddon, Bishop Ron Gibson and Pastor Wayne Chaney. Moderated by Susie Castillo, the chat will feature prominent bloggers alongside the series' stars. Fans can RSVP for the Hangout here.

About Susie Castillo (@SusieCastillo)

With her years of on-camera experience, extensive modeling portfolio, and truly "Live Out Loud" attitude, Susie brings instant recognition and relatability to her role as the new on-air personality of Oxygen, providing coverage of all things woman in pop culture. Her first major exposure with the network was as the host of real-time coverage of New York Fashion Week, presenting "All About" segments, attending fashion shows, and covering the week's events on oxygen.com and the Oxygen social networks. She was also seen on oxygen.com hosting exclusive interviews with the cast of the empowering new docu-series My Big Fat Revenge.

In 2003, Susie became the third Latina to win the Miss USA Pageant, prompting People en Español to name her one of their 25 Most Beautiful. Among Susie's other accomplishments are cohosting the NBC series School Pride, E! News, Live! With Regis and Kelly, and serving as daily host of MTV's TRL, and hosting Big Ten, TRL's New Year's Eve, The VMAs on Overdrive, The Hills After Show, and multiple Real World Reunion specials. Fluent in Spanish, Susie hosted the syndicated MTV Radio show TRLatino, which was developed specially for her. She also wrote the book Confidence is Queen: The Four Keys to Ultimate Beauty Through Positive Thinking, published by Penguin. As an actress, Susie starred in Tyler Perry's hit TBS sitcom House of Payne and guest starred on the hit ABC shows Castle and My Wife and Kids, as well as UPN's Half and Half. Her film work includes Disney's Underdog, Hallmark's A Holiday Engagement and the upcoming feature Electric Slide.

If you have any questions or are interested in setting up interviews with Susie Castillo please contact us. Press materials for Susie Castillo can be obtained from NBC Media Village at www.nbcumv.com.

About Oxygen Media

Oxygen Media is a multiplatform entertainment brand that delivers relevant and engaging content to young women who like to "live out loud." Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women's media by changing how the world sees entertainment from a young woman's point of view. Through a vast array of unconventional and original content, including "The Face," "Best Ink," "I'm Having Their Baby" and "Bad Girls Club," the growing cable network is the premier destination to find unique and groundbreaking unscripted programming. A social media trendsetter, Oxygen is a leading force in engaging modern young women, wherever they are, with popular, award winning features online including www.OxygenLive.com, the real time social viewing party that is also available as an app for the iPhone and iPad. Oxygen is available in 80 million homes, and can be found online and on mobile devices at www.oxygen.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/OxygenPR. Oxygen Media is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal.





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