Appointment Underscores CMG’s Commitment to Grow From Within
March 31, 2021 – ATLANTA – Cox Media Group (“CMG”) today announced the appointment of Jaleigh Long as Vice President & Market Manager, Atlanta & Athens Radio, effective immediately. Long assumed the role in an interim capacity earlier this year and will now officially lead one of the industry’s most notable and successful radio sales organizations CMG Atlanta Radio (News 95.5 WSB, B98.5 FM, 97.1 FM The River, KISS 104.1 FM). She will oversee all station departments, including programming, promotions, sales, digital, engineering, production, and community affairs.
Long joined CMG Atlanta Radio in 2014 as General Sales Manager. Previously, she was with South Central Media in Evansville, IN. for seven years as General Sales Manager and she started her media career in Indianapolis as an Account Executive for Susquehanna Radio.
“This is an exciting time for CMG Radio, and I am, and continue to be, energized by our people,” said Rob Babin, SVP, CMG Radio. “We are very excited to announce Jaleigh as Vice President / Market Manager. She has an incredible track record of leading the CMG Atlanta Radio team as Director of Sales and successful leadership collaboration with CMG peers. Jaleigh’s commitment and passion for her team and our industry are known by all who work with Jaleigh; I look forward to her impact in this new role.”
“I am abundantly proud and honored to lead this group of industry-defining stations,” said Long. “The great work we do in all areas of the business every day is making an impact on our audiences, advertisers and communities we serve. The power of radio is exhilarating and fortunately we get to experience that firsthand each day through the powerful programming, compelling promotions and important community initiatives that define and underscore CMG’s Purpose.”
Long is a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana.
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group (CMG) is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people. CMG provides valuable local content to diverse audiences in the communities in which it serves. The company’s operations include 54 award-winning radio stations in 10 markets, 33 market-leading television stations in 20 markets, and numerous multi-platform streaming video and digital platforms. Cox Media Group’s portfolio includes affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable independent stations. Additionally, Cox Media Group operates the National Advertising Platform business of CoxReps; and offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services with Local Solutions. For more information about Cox Media Group and its businesses, please visit www.coxmediagroup.com.