JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – August 19, 2020 – Cox Media Group (CMG) Jacksonville announced today that Jules Riley has been named Operations Director effective August 24. In this role, Riley will be responsible for all cluster content for CMG Jacksonville Radio.
Riley, a 20-year radio veteran, possesses a multi-format career spanning roles as on-air talent, program director and brand manager. She most recently served as iHeartMedia’s Senior Vice President of Programming, an integrated position overseeing all aspects of programming and promotions for iHeartMedia’s seven-brand footprint in St. Louis.
“Jules brings a wealth of experience and talent to CMG Jacksonville,” said Katie Reid, Vice President & General Manager of Cox Media Group Jacksonville. “We are extremely excited she will be leading and growing our team, our brands and the future of our programming.”
Riley will provide artistic, creative and professional leadership and oversight for programming, promotions and production for WAPE (95.1), WJGL (96.9 The Eagle Jacksonville), WXXJ (X 106.5), WOKV (News 104.5), and WEZI (Easy 102.9); and all HD radio formats on Power 106.1, HOT 99.5 and ESPN 690.
“It is an honor to join Cox Media Group Jacksonville and its stable of recognizable brands,” said Riley. “A great team is already in place and their dedication to excellence is legendary. Thank you to Katie Reid and Tim Clarke for giving me the opportunity.”
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group (“CMG”) is an industry-leading media company with best-in-class brands, award winning content, and exceptional people. The new CMG was built in December 2019 when private equity funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. acquired the television assets of Northwest Broadcasting through the acquisition of NBI Holdings, LLC, which subsequently acquired certain television, radio, newspaper and other media assets of Cox Enterprises, Inc. and its affiliates. CMG provides valuable local content to diverse audiences in the communities it serves.
Katie Reid, CMG Jacksonville