PETERSBURG – June 9, 2020 – Cox Media Group (CMG) Tampa announced today the promotion of Nate Reed to Operations Director. In his new role, Reed will be responsible for all cluster content for CMG Tampa Radio.

Reed, a 24-year radio veteran, joined CMG Tampa as Director of Branding & Programming in 2019. Prior to this, he served CMG Tulsa as Director of Radio Operations and Marketing, an integrated position overseeing all aspects of on-air content, promotions, marketing, creative services and research for CMG Tulsa Radio & TV.

“Nate is a brilliant programmer, thoughtful leader and an all-around great person,” said Keith Lawless, Vice President and Market Manager at CMG Tampa.  “The entire CMG Tampa team is fortunate to have Nate leading the future of our content.”

Reed, who has a wealth of on-air and talent coaching experience, will continue as Director of Branding & Programming for WDUV (105.5 the Dove) and WWRM (Magic 94.9), while overseeing operations for WPOI (Hot 101.5), WHPT (102.5 The Bone), and WXGL (107.3 The Eagle) as well as all digital content.

“I’m grateful for the chance to lead our talented CMG Tampa professionals,” said Reed.  “This team’s dedication to serving our listeners, clients and community is unmatched.  Thank you to Keith Lawless and our CMG leadership for giving me the opportunity.”


About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group (“CMG”) is an industry-leading media company with best-in-class brands, award winning content, and exceptional people. The new CMG was built in December 2019 when private equity funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. acquired the television assets of Northwest Broadcasting through the acquisition of NBI Holdings, LLC, which subsequently acquired certain television, radio, newspaper and other media assets of Cox Enterprises, Inc. and its affiliates. CMG provides valuable local content to diverse audiences in the communities it serves.