CMG Atlanta’s B98.5 Names Kara Leigh as New Evening Personality


ATLANTA – Nov. 11, 2015 – Cox Media Group Atlanta’s (CMG) B98.5 has named Kara Leigh as its new evening on-air personality, effective Nov. 23.  In this role, Leigh will take over the 7 p.m. midnight spot on the station, entertaining Atlanta’s listeners after their busy work day.

“Kara previously did mid-days at 95.5 The Beat from 2007 to 2010,” said Chris Eagan, CMG Atlanta’s Director of Branding and Programming for B98.5 and The River 97.1 FM.  “It’s great to have her back on the air full-time entertaining Atlanta”  

Leigh is an Atlanta native and started her career with Cox Media Group as an intern.  

“I grew up listening to B98.5 and I know firsthand how special this station and its listeners are,” said Leigh. “I have to thank Chris Eagan for his leadership and confidence in me. I couldn’t be more excited to take on this exciting new role with the company I love!”

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, 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