HONOLULU – Jan. 4, 2012 – Cox Media Group (CMG) Hawaii has named Patti Milburn as its new market manager. Milburn succeeds Mike Kelly, who retired from the company at the end of 2011.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Patti to the Cox Media Group team as our new market manager in Honolulu,” said CMG Group Vice President Jay O’Connor. “She brings great leadership and people skills, as well as great passion for radio and the community we serve in Hawaii.”
Before joining CMG, Milburn was the general sales manager of Clear Channel’s KSSK and KHVH.
“I’m very excited to lead this group of wonderful people and great radio stations representing the COX team in Hawaii,” added Milburn.
Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Milburn started her radio career in the mid-1970s in Victoria, B.C., and then went on to the CHUM Radio Group in Vancouver, B.C. before moving to Hawaii in 1986. After a brief stint in sales at the local ABC television affiliate, KITV4, she left to take a management position at Clear Channel Radio, where she was responsible for sales at Hawaii’s top heritage AC station, KSSK.
Additionally, Milburn is a director and programs chair for Hawaii Association of Broadcasters, member of Cancer Advisory Board at Queens Medical Center and board member of the Honolulu Police Community Foundation.
CMG Hawaii operates KRTR Krater 96.1 FM, KPHW Power 104.3 FM, KCCN 100.3 FM, KINE Hawaiian 105.1 FM, KRTR 650 AM, and KKNE 940 AM.
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises, is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of Cox Reps. With $1.8 billion in revenues, the company operations include 15 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 85 radio stations, four metro newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. Additionally, CMG owns and operates Valpak, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.