SAN ANTONIO – March 13, 2013 – Cox Media Group (CMG) San Antonio has named Jeff Garrison as its new Program Director of KCYY-FM Y100 and Operations Manager of the San Antonio cluster, effective April 1.
“I’m thrilled to have someone of Jeff’s caliber on our San Antonio team,” said Dan Lawrie, CMG San Antonio VP and Market Manager. “Jeff will have a positive impact and take our already strong brands to the next level.”
Garrison, a 31-year media veteran, has worked in many markets in his career. He has spent the past 17 years with CBS Radio as Program Director and Operations Manager for stations in Houston, Texas and most recently Phoenix, Ariz. He has overseen formats including Country, Classic Hits, Hot AC, Top 40 and Smooth Jazz. As Vice President of CBS Country from 2002 to 2010, Garrison oversaw the programming for country stations in markets like Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, Seattle and Tampa. In 2011 he segued to CBS Country VP/Artist-Label relations securing content and promotions for on-air, digital and TV assets.
“Jeff and I worked together in one of the biggest monster country battles in the early 2000s where KMLE took out legendary KNIX with an all-star lineup,” said Steve Smith CMG’s Director of Programming. “It’s so great to be reunited with Jeff again and I’m confident we’ll have the same success in San Antonio.”
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 CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 19 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 88 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 30 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 32 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.