ATLANTA – Aug. 31, 2017 – Cox Media Group (CMG) has named Paul Curran Market Vice President for Orlando, effective immediately. In this new role, he will lead a converged market of trusted radio and TV brands, including WFTV (ABC) and WRDQ (Ind), News 96.5, K92.3, WMMO, Star 94.5, Power 95.3, 107.3 Solo Exitos, ESPN Orlando, CMG Local Solutions and Cox Events Group.
“Paul has been a highly successful member of the Cox Media Group team for many years,” said Executive Vice President Bill Hendrich. “He has created engaging work environments that drive success and he has been a great partner with our Radio stations, fostering collaboration in sales, news, marketing and events.”
Prior to his new role, Curran served as VP and General Manager of Orlando TV stations WFTV and WDRQ. He also has worked as CMG’s VP of Sales, strategically managing sales revenue across TV, Radio and Newspaper properties. Curran began his Cox career in 1995 as an Account Executive at KTVU Television in San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose. Other career highlights include working as Director of Sales in Pittsburgh.
Currently, Paul serves on the boards of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Orlando Economic Partnership, Florida Association of Broadcasters and Florida Citrus Sports.
“The opportunity to bring together the talented people and dynamic products of CMG Radio and CMG TV under one entity in Central Florida is an exciting one,” said Curran. “No other media company can match our combined TV, Radio, and Digital footprint here, and the possibilities to build on collaboration and improve the experience for our viewers, listeners, and customers are limitless. I can’t wait to get started.”
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, seven daily newspapers and 11 non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.