Cox Media Group Tampa Promotes Stephanie Sabota to General Sales Manager

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TAMPA – June 2, 2014 – Cox Media Group (CMG) Tampa has promoted Stephanie Sabota to General Sales Manager, effective immediately.  In her new role, Sabota will oversee the revenue planning and execution for WPOI-FM (HOT 101.5) and WSUN-FM (97X).  In addition, Sabota will work specifically on cluster-wide talent development.

Jason Meder, Director of Sales for CMG Tampa said, “Since Joining CMG five years ago, Stephanie has proven her ability to grow both people, and our customers’ results. We are very proud to be able to promote Stephanie into this position.”

Sabota joined CMG Tampa in 2009 as an Account Executive and had previously been promoted to Local Sales Manager. 

“I want to thank the Cox Media Group Tampa management team for giving me this opportunity,” said Sabota.  I feel honored and blessed to be promoted to the position of General Sales Manager for 97X and HOT 101.5.  This position is a dream come true and will allow me to focus on my passion – the coaching and development of people.  CMG Tampa fosters an environment of growth in the work place, and I am a product of that culture.”

“Stephanie has established herself as a proven leader within our cluster,” said Keith Lawless, Vice President and Market Manager of Cox Media Group Tampa.  “With her outstanding success in sales and most recently as Local Sales Manager, this was the natural next step as her career with CMG advances.”

About Cox Media Group Tampa
CMG Tampa is comprised of WDUV-FM (105.5), WHPT-FM (102.5), WPOI-FM (101.5), WSUN-FM (97.1), WWRM-FM (94.9), and WXGL-FM (107.3). 

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 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 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 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.