Cox Media Group Appoints Matt Dalton as National Sales Manager of Long Island’s 106.1 WBLI-FM and 102.3 WBAB-FM


LONG ISLAND, NY – Jan. 14, 2013 – Cox Media Group (CMG) Long Island named Matt Dalton to the position of National Sales Manager of 106.1 WBLI-FM and 102.3 WBAB-FM, serving the Long Island, New York market. His appointment is effective immediately. 

Upon graduating with a Bachelor in Communications from SUNY Oneonta in 2003, Dalton joined WBAB, first as on-air personality and member of the Promotions team and then as Account Executive.  He departed and joined Emmis briefly as AE for 101.9FM in NYC.  He returned to Long Island in 2007 as Account Executive for CMG Long Island, a position he has held since.

“As a native Long Islander, he has the perspective necessary to create effective advertising campaigns in this challenging market of nearly three million people,” said CMG Long Island VP and GM John Shea. “Matt has a rich history of generating creative solutions for his clients that are innovative and successful.  We are always pleased to promote talent from within and excited to appoint Matt to this very important position at CMG Long Island.”

“I welcome the exciting challenge of representing CMG Long Island on the National Sales stage,” said Dalton.  “The unique geography and diverse population of Long Island present limitless opportunities for national advertisers.  I look forward to working with the Katz team to ensure that we continue to deliver effective and dynamic ad campaigns for current and future clients.”

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 Cox Reps. Additionally, CMG owns and operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies.   With $1.7 billion in revenue, the company operations include 15 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 86 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.   CMG operates in more than 30 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including 30 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 18 million radio listeners.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at