HITS 97.3 Relaunches with New Station Line-Up and Director of Branding and Programming

Reboot Maintains Local Flavor and Passion for Pop Culture MIAMI – June 3, 2020 – Cox Media Group’s WFLC (HITS 97.3) announced today its relaunch with a new station line-up and director of branding and programming for Miami’s Top 40 radio station. The relaunch includes “The SoFlo Morning Show” hosted by veteran afternoon drive host, […]

Daniel York Appointed Cox Media Group President and Chief Executive Officer

ATLANTA – May 29, 2020 – Cox Media Group (“CMG”) announced the appointment of Daniel York as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective today. York most recently served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of AT&T and its subsidiary, DIRECTV. As President and CEO of Cox Media Group, York will be responsible […]

Cox Media Group Announces Departure of Kim Guthrie as Chief Executive Officer

ATLANTA – May 6, 2020 – Cox Media Group (“CMG”) announced today that Kim Guthrie, President and Chief Executive Officer, has decided to move on from the organization after a 22-plus year career with the Company. Steve Pruett, Executive Chairman of Cox Media Group, will serve as the Interim Chief Executive Officer until a permanent […]

CMG Unveils New Company Logo

Industry-leading Media Company Taps Employees for Design and Selection of Brand Mark ATLANTA – APRIL 28, 2020 – Cox Media Group (CMG) today revealed its new corporate logo after an internal contest among CMG employees, with the company’s Design Our Logo Challenge. Hundreds of entries were submitted by employees, before narrowing the field to three. The finalists […]

Joe Pesh Named New Morning Show Host for CMG’s San Antonio’s New Country Leader Y100 Station

SAN ANTONIO, TX, APRIL 23 , 2020 — Cox Media Group (“CMG”) today announced Joe Pesh will be joining New Country Leader Y100 veteran Beth Chandler as the new co-host of the radio station’s hit morning show. Prior to joining Y100, Pesh spent the past six years in Indiana where he most recently held the […]

Local Radio Outperforms Other Media Sources During the Coronavirus Outbreak

CMG Multi-Market Radio Impact Study Underscores Continued Strength of Radio Amidst COVID-19 ATLANTA – APRIL 21, 2020 – Cox Media Group (CMG) today announced that during this time of crisis, consumers are turning to local radio for information, entertainment and companionship more than any other media source. This according to a multi-market research study conducted […]

CMG Tampa Radio Stations and Metropolitan Ministries Virtual Food Drive Raises $268,000 for Local Tampa Community

TAMPA — April 21, 2020 — Cox Media Group (CMG) Tampa Radio stations WWRM (Magic 94-9), WPOI (Hot 101.5), WHPT (102.5 The Bone), WDUV (105.5 The Dove) and WXGL (107.3 The Eagle) partnered with Metropolitan Ministries to host Feed It Forward: A Virtual Food Drive last Thursday, April 16, where together they raised a monumental […]

Stronger Together ATL: Healthcare Heroes

ATLANTA – April 20, 2020 – This Friday, April 24, 2020, Cox Media Group (CMG) Atlanta radio stations 95.5 WSB (WSBB-FM/WSB-AM), B98.5 (WSB-FM), 97.1 The River (WSRV), and KISS 104.1 (WALR) will honor local healthcare professionals, as part of the Stronger Together ATL campaign, Healthcare Heroes, by amplifying the community’s collective voice through shout-out messages […]