CMG Atlanta’s Tripp West Named Weekday On-Air Personality, Music Director on B98.5


ATLANTA – Sept. 30, 2015 – Cox Media Atlanta’s (CMG) B98.5 has named Tripp West as its weekday on-air personality and music director, effective immediately.  In this role, West will take over the top-rated 9 a.m.-2 p.m. spot on the station, entertaining Atlanta’s listeners during their busy work day.

“Over the past two years, we’ve watched Tripp become a true ‘jack of all trades’ at the station,” said Chris Eagan, CMG Atlanta’s Director of Branding and Programming for B98.5 and The River 97.1 FM.  “He really understands how to engage our audience on air and on social.  Tripp is loved by listeners, clients and his fellow CMG Atlanta employees!”

West is a native of Savanah, Ga. and has been in Atlanta since 1997 with stops at WRDA, WYAY, 94.9 The Bull and most notably middays at Star 94 from 2002-2009. 

“Middays on B98.5 is a HUGE daypart, and I can’t wait to take on the role,” said West. “I look forward to entertaining Atlanta at-work!”

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