Sarosi, Ballante join Olbermann at Current TV
“Countdown With Keith Olbermann” now has a production team as it preps for its June 20 premiere on Current TV.David Sarosi will serve as its exec producer, while Christopher Ballante will direct the program. Sarosi worked on “Countdown” when the show was at MSNBC, producing the controversial “Worst Person in the World” segment, as well as special coverage. Leslie Bella-Henry, Bob Lilly (another MSNBC vet) and Aaron Volkman will serve as producers on the show, while Joel Schwartzberg will join the skein as digital exec producer. Katie Ramirez Karp will book for “Countdown,” as she did when the show was at the Peacock’s news cabler, and Joe Lapointe will be the news and politics skein’s segment producer. Olbermann left MSNBC in January and announced the move to Current a few weeks later.