MEMPHIS – Oct. 9, 2014 – Cox Media Group (CMG) Memphis has named Michelle Woods as its new General Sales Manager for WHBQ-TV FOX 13. In this role, Woods, who comes to WHBQ-TV from KTVU FOX 2 in the San Francisco Bay Area, is responsible for leadership and oversight of advertising sales on FOX13 WHBQ, its website www.MyFoxMemphis.com, and its various mobile apps.
“We are very fortunate to have someone with Michelle’s major market experience, history of success, and natural leadership skills available to guide our sales team in Memphis,” said WHBQ-TV VP and General Manager John Koski. “I look forward to seeing the positive impact she will make for our operation and our advertising partners.”
Woods began her CMG career in July 2004 at KTVU/Fox 2 in San Francisco. She served in the roles of Account Executive, National Sales Manager and Local Sales Manager during her tenure. Woods is a graduate of UCLA and has multiple certifications in sales management, leadership, and mentorship programs through CMG.
“I’m thrilled to join the WHBQ FOX 13 family,” said Woods. “This is a talented sales team deep-rooted in the community. I look forward to continuing our success by building strong relationships, motivating talent and providing a work place that thrives on growth.”
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 CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.