Atlanta, GA — Monday, May 15, 2017 — Beginning Monday, May 15, B98.5 (WSB-FM/Atlanta) will be waking up Atlanta with a new addition to the morning show, Drex Renner. Tad & Drex Mornings will air weekdays from 5 a.m.-9 a.m., continuing to focus on the issues that matter to women in Atlanta, music and celebrity news.
Prior to working at B98.5, Drex was the lead on “Drex, Cassiday and Tingle” on Star 94 Atlanta. He has also hosted mornings at Kiss 95.1 Charlotte and worked at stations in Memphis and Detroit. Tad Lemire has been with B98.5, co-hosting mornings since February of 2016 and will now be joined by Drex Rener. Kara Leigh will continue to serve as the producer and co-host for the new show, taking on a larger role and presenting a strong female voice.
Chris Eagan, Director of Branding and Programming, said “I am thrilled to be able to have a talent like Drex join Tad in mornings. I’ve watched these two become fast friends over the last few months. They both have a great understanding of the effort, energy and dedication it requires to be part of a major market morning show, and they’re just great people. I know Tad and Drex (and Kara) are up for the task!”
Drex said “This is the type of company and gig that you brag to your friends about. I look forward to a long career at Cox Media Group. Thanks to Chris Eagan and Donna Hall for believing in me.”
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Groupisan integrated broadcasting, publishing, directmarketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include14 broadcast television stations andone local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, seven daily newspapers and 11 non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20media markets and reaches approximately 52million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TVviewers, more than 3.5 millionnewspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radiolisteners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.