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Slacker Radio enlists Tyler Oakley, other YouTube stars as station DJs
Slacker Radio enlists Tyler Oakley, other YouTube stars as station DJs

YouTube stars who’ve been diversifying by acting in films, authoring books and selling clothing now have a new occupation to try out. Pandora competitor Slacker Radio plans soon to invite any social-media star to be the deejay of his or her own online radio station. On Wednesday, Slacker announced an initial set of stations curated by YouTube personality Tyler Oakley, video production house Rooster Teeth, pop-culture aficionado Comic Book Girl 19 and podcaster Nerdist. Oakley, for instance, recorded about 45 minutes of banter and introductions to songs. The recordings will be spliced among hours of music that he hand-selected. The station will be updated monthly, and...

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