Feb. 28, 2018 – Cox Media Group (CMG) has named Tina Commodore Integrated News Director for the converged Tulsa market. In her new role, she will drive news content for trusted TV and radio brands, including FOX 23 News and News 102.3 and AM740 KRMG.
“This new role will be responsible for integrating two powerful news brands across all platforms,” said Cathy Gunther, CMG Market Vice President for Tulsa, Okla. “Tina is a talented leader and will have a unique opportunity to take a fresh look at the way we gather and cover news across our Radio, TV and digital platforms in Tulsa.”
Commodore joined FOX 23 as News Director in November 2016. The FOX affiliate ranks as the No. 1 local news station among Adults 25-54 and has a strong presence across multiple platforms, including Facebook and Twitter.
“There are certain traits all great leaders have, which Tina Commodore continues to display vis-à-vis CMG Tulsa News,” said Levi May, NEWS102.3 & AM740 KRMG Director of Branding & Programming. “Tina is the right leader to advance our incredible integrated news product in Tulsa.”
Prior to joining CMG Tulsa, Commodore served as Managing Editor for WSB-TV in Atlanta, Ga. In that role, she helped lead daily operation of the newsroom and coverage of breaking news events. She also has served as Manager of Coverage and Content for the award-winning station.
Commodore is an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists, and she has an extensive background in news broadcasting. She also volunteers for a number of organizations, including Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, and Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated.
“I’ve been privileged to work with some of the nation’s best broadcasters and journalists during my career with Cox Media Group,” said Commodore. “Integrating our talented newsgathering teams will benefit the communities we serve. I’m excited about the future.”
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 Diehards. 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.