Mel Karmazin: ‘Zen Master’ And M&A Master

The former CEO of SiriusXM Satellite Radio, CBS Corp. and Infinity Broadcasting was the architect of more than $100 billion in deals over his almost 50-year career. This profile is the seventh in a series featuring individuals who will be honored by the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation as Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts on Oct. 15 in New York. This year’s other honorees: Don Mischer, Gracia Martore, Bill Persky, Jarl Mohn, Gene Jankowski,Don West, the Carter family and Herb Granath.

Jankowski, Granath, West Among LAB Giants

The annual luncheon and ceremony honoring individual contributions to media will take place Oct. 15 at Gotham Hall in New York.

Mel Karmazin To Receive BFA’s Mays Award

The award will be presented at The Broadcasters Foundation’s annual breakfast in las Vegas during the NAB Show in April.


Mel Karmazin Is Sexy Enough To Run Hulu

Mel Karmazin To Step Down As Chief of Sirius

His departure, scheduled for Feb. 1, comes as Sirius XM Radio prepares to be taken over by Liberty Media, its biggest investor.