ATLANTA – Dec. 10, 2013 – Cox Media Group’s (CMG) Atlanta Radio has named Beth Bowers as its new General Sales Manager for News Talk WSB 750 AM and 95.5 FM. Bowers succeeds Walt Phillips, who was promoted to Director of Sales for CMG Atlanta Radio Group in Sept 2013.
In addition to continuing the proven tradition of success at News Talk WSB, Bowers will partner with the talented team of GSMs at the other stations in the cluster – 97.1 The River, KISS 104.1 and B98.5. Together, the team will strategically lead CMG Atlanta’s radio sales organization into the future and offer unprecedented opportunities for advertising clients in the Greater Atlanta market.
“I’m confident that Beth will continue to lead WSB sales team to higher levels of productivity while further developing and coaching her team, recruiting top talent and continue to deliver results for our clients,” said Phillips.
Bowers most recently held the position of Local Sales Manager (LSM) for News Talk WSB. Before joining News Talk WSB as LSM, in January 2011, she was Director of Marketing for CMG Atlanta radio.
“Beth has jumped right in during a time of transition and continued to keep the sales team focused while also building great momentum heading into 2014,” added Phillips.
“I’m honored to be given the opportunity to lead this legendary station, as well as partner with the most talented sales staff in the country,” said Bowers.
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.