Cox Media Group Atlanta’s B98.5 FM Names Chris Eagan as New Program Director

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ATLANTA – Aug. 20, 2012 – Cox Media Group (CMG) Atlanta radio has named Chris Eagan as its new B98.5 FM Program Director effective Sept. 4.    

“Chris brings a wealth of experience and talent to B98.5 FM,” said CMG Atlanta VP and Market Manager Ben Reed.  “We are excited that he will be leading, and growing, our team and our brand here in Atlanta.”

“I am thrilled to be joining the CMG Atlanta programming team,” Eagan said. “Atlanta is arguably the most competitive radio market in the country, and I can’t wait to work with Tony Kidd, Ben Reed and the entire B98.5 programming, marketing and sales staffs!”

Previously, Eagan served as Operations Manager for CMG Connecticut’s stations WPLR- FM 99.1, WEZN-FM 99.9and WFOX-FM 95.9.  Prior to being promoted to Ops  Manager, he held the position of program director for WEZN-FM STAR 99.9. 

Before joining Cox in 2008, Eagan held various programming positions in Boston, Mass. and Providence, RI for CBS, Citadel Broadcasting, Greater Media and Clear Channel. 

Eagan is a New England native originally from the Boston area. 

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 www.coxmediagroup.com.