Cox Media Group Louisville Begins New Year with New ‘Friends & Neighbors’ Program


LOUISVILLE – Jan. 12, 2012 Cox Media Group (CMG) Louisville has resolved in 2012 to support the local community even more with its new “Friends & Neighbors” program, a $300,000 in-kind initiative to support and publicize community organizations and agencies committed to the betterment of Louisville, KY and Southern Indiana. “Friends & Neighbors” pledges in-kind support in monthly increments to nominated organizations in the form of radio commercials, online presence, and employee volunteering.

“CMG Louisville is an integral part of this community’s fabric, and we are committed to this city and the people who make it great,” CMG Louisville VP and General Manager Todd Schumacher said. “We are proud to work for a company that allows us the freedom and flexibility to re-invest in our local community.”

Friends & Neighbors is currently taking nominations for organizations to receive the inaugural monthly gift. Nominations can be made at

“We want to honor, publicize and propagate the establishments that are committed to making this area such a great place to live – whether that be by fighting diseases, helping the less fortunate or just providing an outlet for the arts among area families,” Schumacher added.

CMG Louisville operates the popular radio stations of WRKA Country Legends 103.9 FM, WVEZ Lite 106.9 FM, WSFR 107.7 FM, and WQNU New Country 103.1 FM.

About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group, Inc. is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of Cox Reps. With $1.8 billion in revenue, the company operations include 15 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 85 radio stations, eight daily 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