Cox Media Group’s Athens Radio Names Kisha Hardwick as Digital Sales Manager



Tuesday, February 02, 2016 — Cox Media Group’s (CMG) Athens Radio has named Kisha Hardwick as its new Digital Sales Manager.

In her new role, Kisha will work alongside the leadership team to deliver integrated marketing solutions to valued clients while developing new profitable revenue opportunities for the Athens cluster’s six radio stations – WPUP Power 100.1, WXKT 103.7 Chuck FM, WRFC 960 AM The Ref, WGMG Magic 102.1 FM, WGAU News Talk AM 1340/98.7 FM, and Your Georgia Country 106.1/107.1 FM.

“I’m truly excited about the digital advertising knowledge and fresh perspective that Kisha brings to this new role,” said Russell Lawson, CMG Athens General Sales Manager. “She has a real passion for helping businesses grow, and I’m looking forward to seeing her apply her skills to work here at Cox Media Group Athens for both our internal team and our local North Georgia advertisers.”

Previously, Hardwick was Digital Sales Manager for Raycom Media in Augusta. Hardwick’s other media career highlights include working as a Digital Client Services Manager at Morris Communications and Mid-day Producer at NBC 26 in Augusta. Hardwick is a native of Augusta, Ga. and earned her BA in Communications from Augusta State University in 2007.

“When presented the opportunity to work at Cox Media Group, I knew this would be a great opportunity to extend my growth in digital media sales,” said Hardwick. “Cox Media Group is known for our superior digital products, and I can’t wait to explore all of those digital opportunities.”

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 destination for online coupon codes and grocery deals. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 60 radio stations, seven 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 31 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.