Sirius Hires MTV Alums For '80s Show

Original MTV VJs Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter and Nina Blackwood will reunite as hosts on Sirius Satellite Radio's Big '80s channel.

Original MTV VJs Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter and Nina Blackwood will reunite as hosts on Sirius Satellite Radio's Big '80s channel. Another original MTV VJ, J.J. Jackson, had also been hired as a Big '80s host but he passed away unexpectedly in March.

A radio veteran, Goodman most recently has been producing and hosting the United Airlines audio channel, "My Life -- The Soundtrack," and working as a music supervisor for films and TV.

Hunter co-owns the Birmingham, Ala., entertainment complex WorkPlay. He is also executive director of Birmingham's independent film festival, Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival.

Blackwood has been doing voiceover work for radio and television and hosting the nationally syndicated '80s radio shows "Absolutely '80s" and "New Wave Nation."
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