Cox Media Group Orlando Announces Two Key Radio Programming Hires

Orlando, FL. – June 22, 2018 – Cox Media Group Orlando has named Steve Stewart, Director of Programming Operations for K92.3 FM, Power 95.3 FM, Star 94.5 FM, WMMO 98.9 FM and 107.3 FM Solo Exitos. Stewart will also oversee day-to-day programming duties on K92.3 and reports directly to Jason Meder, General Manager of CMG Orlando.

“I’m incredibly excited to work with the CMG Orlando team and everyone at Cox Media Group,” said Stewart. “The energy and talent in this group have us poised for success.”

“Steve Stewart impressed us from the very start,” said Steve Smith, Vice President of Radio Programming at Cox Media Group. “He possesses the leadership skills to light up Orlando with our amazing cluster of great radio brands.”

In addition, CMG Orlando has named Will Calder as Director of Branding and Programming for the new Power 95.3.

“I have always been very impressed by the teams at Cox Media Group, especially after going up against them for the past several years in Miami,” said Calder. “Now, I am absolutely honored to be joining them in Orlando and can’t wait to start making some major noise with the Power 95.3 crew on-air, on the streets, on social media and with partners and clients.”

“Will Calder’s a warrior, the perfect addition to our CMG programming arsenal of winners,” Smith added.

“Together, Steve and Will bring a wealth of big market programming experience to Orlando,” said Meder. “They will work with our teams and lead our brands to continued success serving our listeners and community.”

About Cox Media Group Orlando

Cox Media Group Orlando is a converged market of trusted radio and television brands, including WFTV (ABC) and WRDQ (Ind), News 96.5, K92.3, WMMO 98.9, Star 94.5, Power 95.3, 107.3 Solo Exitos, ESPN Orlando 580 a.m. CMG Local Solutions and Cox Events Group. No other media company matches COX Media Group Orlando’s combined TV, radio, and digital footprint in Central Florida.

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, four daily newspapers and more than 80 digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms, including more than 32 million TV viewers, more than 2.7 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.