ATLANTA – July 10, 2017 – Cox Media Group (CMG) Atlanta Radio has named Mark Turcotte as its new General Sales Manager, effective July 31, 2017.
“Mark Turcotte has an exceptional track record for converting vision into sales strategy and execution,” said Jaleigh Long, CMG Atlanta Radio’s Director of Sales. “This is the perfect time for Mark to join Atlanta’s talented sales leadership team of Beth Bowers and Kris Hackett. Together they will lead the cluster’s sales team in the highly competitive Atlanta market.”
For the past seven years, Mark has served with distinction as the General Sales Manager of Midwest Communication’s market leading properties in Nashville, Tenn. Mark’s experience encompasses various capacities in Atlanta, as the National Sales Manager and Local Sales Manager of CBS’ WZGC-FM. He also had a successful tenure as the Atlanta based NSM for CMG Radio’s then Birmingham stations.
“A return to Atlanta and Cox Media Group Radio, at arguably the most successful radio cluster in the country, is such a tremendous honor,” said Turcotte. “The values of the company and their leadership align perfectly with those I have tried to emulate throughout my career. This is a great opportunity to work with folks I consider to be among the absolute best in the profession.”
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, seven daily newspapers and 11 non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. 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 newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.