ORLANDO – July 17, 2012 – Cox Media Group (CMG) Orlando Radio has named Drew Anderssen as Program Director for its award winning stations, FM 96.5 & AM 580 News Talk WDBO. Anderssen will report to Susan Larkin, CMG Orlando Radio Vice President & Market Manager, and is effective Aug. 6.
Anderssen is currently Operations Manager/Program Director of News/Talk KRMG, CMG Tulsa, one of CMG’s top performing News/Talk stations and where he’s been since 1998. He also serves on Cox Media Group’s Digital Brand Extension Committee.
“Drew has had an incredibly successful track record leading the KRMG brand. His talent and passion for Digital Innovation will be a great asset not only for WDBO but for our entire cluster,” said Susan Larkin.
“I appreciate the trust and support given me by Cox Media Group to lead WDBO into the future,” said Anderssen. “This is a great radio station with a great reputation. I’m very much looking forward to joining the team.”
A native of Dallas, Texas, Anderssen has served as Program Director, Assistant Program Director, Research and on-air roles for CHR and alternative Rock formats in Texas and Oklahoma prior to his work in Tulsa. He has been recognized among “The Best Program Directors in America” in 2011 by Radio Ink Magazine, as well as winning multiple National and Regional Broadcast awards.
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.