MIAMI – July 9, 2015 – Cox Media Group (CMG) Miami names Cory “Big Mack” Roberts as the new Assistant Director of Branding & Programming for legendary urban radio station, WEDR / 99 JAMZ.
“Big Mack lives, loves, and breathes radio,” says Jill Strada CMG Miami’s Director of Branding & Programming. “He’s an up-and-coming super star with diverse talents and a strong work ethic. I’m thrilled to welcome him to Miami and to the 99 JAMZ family!”
Big Mack got his start in radio at WWPR in New York working under Program Director Cadillac Jack, who later brought Big Mack with him to Boston to start up Rhythm AC radio station, WBQT / HOT 96.9, as the Morning Show Producer / On-Air Talent / Music Assistant.
“Thanks to Jill Strada, Rob Babin, Steve Smith and Tony Kidd for believing in me and giving me this opportunity,” said Big Mack. “I can’t wait to get to Miami and help our team take 99 JAMZ to new levels!”
Big Mack grew up in New Jersey, studied at Hofstra University and has a Sound Engineering degree from the Institute of Audio Research in New York.
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 59 radio stations, seven daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.