ATLANTA – Sept. 11, 2013 – Cox Media Group’s Atlanta Radio has named Walt Phillips as its new Director of Sales for its top News/Talk WSB 750 AM and 95.5 FM, B98.5 FM, 97.1 FM The River and KISS 104.1 FM stations. In this role, Phillips will strategically lead CMG Atlanta’s radio sales organization into the future with a keen focus on digital sales, offering unprecedented opportunities for advertising clients in the Greater Atlanta market.
“I am very pleased that we have an exceptional talent like Walt Phillips stepping in to lead Radio’s best sales organization,” said CMG Atlanta’s VP and Market Manager Ben Reed. “Walt is a proven, respected, talented and inspirational leader, and CMG Atlanta radio will rise to new levels under his leadership.”
Prior to this role, Phillips was General Sales Manager for News/Talk WSB. Before joining CMG, he was Director of Sales for Citadel’s Nashville, Tenn. radio stations.
“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to work with so many talented people and look forward to building on the tradition of success with CMG Atlanta radio,” added Phillips. “I’m excited about the future and where we’re going.”
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 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.