ATLANTA – Dec. 12, 2012 – Cox Media Group’s (CMG) VP and General Manager, Scott Smith, is now the company’s new Radio Technology Director for CMG’s radio operations. In this new role, Smith will oversee CMG radio’s signal improvements, regulatory changes as they affect radio, and CMG’s radio portfolio opportunities.
“Cox Media Group is very fortunate to be able to tap internal talent like Scott,” said Kim Guthrie, CMG Senior VP of Radio. “He is a great asset to our company and the perfect candidate to take on this additional responsibility for our company. His knowledge and skills in this area will serve him well in this new role.”
Smith will continue in his leadership role over CMG Athens and will continue reporting to CMG Atlanta’s VP and Market Manager Ben Reed.
“Scott has tremendous talent in the radio technical space, and his expertise will be critical as we look at opportunities to improve our technical facilities,” said Reed. “Working within the CMG Atlanta area radio group provides Scott with unique resources to enhance the CMG radio portfolio.”
“I’m looking forward to the challenge of leading in this new role with CMG to maximize the value of our existing broadcast assets and look for new opportunities to expand CMG’s industry leading brands and facilities in the communities we serve,” added Smith.
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 Cox Reps. Additionally, CMG owns and operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies. With $1.7 billion in revenue, the company operations include 15 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 86 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG operates in more than 30 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including 30 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 18 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.