ATLANTA – Cox Media Group (CMG) today announced the promotion of Chris Eagan to senior director of operations for CMG Atlanta, effective immediately. In this new, expanded role, Eagan will oversee programming for B98.5 (WSB-FM), 97-1 The River (WSRV-FM) and Kiss 104.1 (WALR-FM). He will also have continued responsibility for radio promotions and digital content, as well as commercial production in the Atlanta market.
As senior director of operations, Eagan will lead the continued evolution of operations, brand presence, and station programming for CMG Atlanta radio.
“Chris is an outstanding leader who excels with a rare and winning combination of strategic thinking and flawless execution,” said Donna Hall, vice president of marketing, audience and newspaper operations for CMG Atlanta. “He is well-respected not only in radio but across all divisions of CMG, advocating for the brand and serving as a strong partner to his peers in TV and newspaper.”
Eagan joined Cox Media Group in 2008 as the program director at WEZN. In 2012, he assumed the role of director of branding and programming, responsible for on-air programming for WSB-FM and WSRV-FM in Atlanta. In addition, he also provides expert consultation and collaborates with six of CMG’s radio markets as AC/Hot AC Format Leader to achieve target ratings in the adult contemporary brand.
“Cox Media Group is home to some of the best stations and talent in the media industry. I am excited for this new chapter in my career and look forward to continuing to grow and evolve these terrific Atlanta radio brands,” said Eagan.
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group (CMG) is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications. Additionally, Cox Media Group operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps, Gamut and Videa; and offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. For more information about Cox Media Group, please visit www.coxmediagroup.com.