Houston, TX — Friday, February 10, 2017 — Cox Media Group (CMG) Houston took home six Star Awards at the 2017 Media Alliance of Houston Star Awards Gala on Feb. 9, 2017. Laura Filippone named as Market Rock Star; Judy Lakin as Director of Sales of the Year; Johnny Chiang as Operations Manager of the Year; Rachel Porter as Digital Sales Professional of the Year; Suzi Hanks as Local Community Affairs Director of the Year and Mark Krieschen as Market Manager of the Year.
“There’s a lot of great talent in the Houston media community. For Cox Media Group to have so many nominees, in so many categories is a reflection of the quality of people we have working for our company,” said CMG Houston VP and Market Manager Mark Krieschen. “It’s rewarding to see our talented folks recognized by their peers.”
With 28 different categories, CMG Houston had a total of 12 nominations for the evening, winning in six categories. The Media Alliance of Houston Star Awards Gala recognizes outstanding industry professionals while supporting the continuous education of media students.