Houston Radio Raises Over $655,000 to Support Pediatric Care, Education and Research



Thursday, December 15, 2016 — Cox Media Group (CMG) Houston stations The New 93Q, Country Legends 97.1 and 106.9 and 107.5 Houston’s Eagle helped Texas Children’s Hospital reach Houstonians via the airwaves to raise $655,329.00 during the 13th annual Radiothon on Dec. 1-2, 2016. 

 

The two-day long live broadcast from Texas Children’s Hospital raised funds to benefit patient care, education, research at Texas Children’s Cancer Center, the building of a new pediatric tower in the medical center for the most critically ill children and the opening of a community hospital in North Houston – Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands. 

 

“We have caring listeners who step up each year to support our association with Texas Children’s Hospital,” said CMG Houston VP and Market Manager Mark Krieschen. “Having our radio stations participate for the 13th year shows our commitment to this great cause. Our hearts were touched again by the strength of the children and the dedication of volunteers and staff.”

 

About Cox Media GroupCox 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, more than 60 radio stations, six 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 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