Cox Media Group Athens News Director and WGAU Morning Show Host Tim Bryant Honored as a Georgia Radio Hall of Fame Career Achievement Inductee

ATLANTA – Tuesday, September 8, 2020 – Cox Media Group (CMG) today announced that Athens News Director and WGAU Morning Show Host Tim Bryant has been honored as a Georgia Radio Hall of Fame Career Achievement Inductee for his more than 30-year career in radio. Bryant is one of 7 radio icons to have receive […]

COX MEDIA GROUP JACKSONVILLE NAMES JULES RILEY OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – August 19, 2020 – Cox Media Group (CMG) Jacksonville announced today that Jules Riley has been named Operations Director effective August 24. In this role, Riley will be responsible for all cluster content for CMG Jacksonville Radio. Riley, a 20-year radio veteran, possesses a multi-format career spanning roles as on-air talent, program […]

ESPN 690 Finalizes Agreement to Become Affiliate Radio Station of the Florida State Seminoles

Relationship Includes Live Football, Men’s Basketball Game Coverage in 2020-21 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Friday, July 31, 2020 – Cox Media Group today announced an agreement solidifying ESPN 690 as Florida State University’s official radio affiliate in Jacksonville, as secured by the Seminoles’ multimedia rightsholder, Learfield IMG College. The relationship calls for ESPN 690 to broadcast […]

HOT 99.5 Relaunches HOT Cares Community Outreach Program with a Renewed Focus on Six Key Pillars Important to the Community

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – July 29, 2020 – CMG Station HOT 99.5 today announced the relaunch of its HOT Cares community outreach program. The community-first initiative places a dedicated focus on six key pillars that will provide a platform for action, education and dialogue while better serving Florida’s First Coast. The HOT Cares program, a brainchild […]

Cox Media Group Calls on DISH to Give Its Customers Access to CMG Stations and America’s Pastime

Viewers Denied News, Entertainment and MLB Opening Weekend Triple-Header Atlanta – July 24, 2020 – This week, DISH made a calculated and anti-consumer decision to drop many Cox Media Group stations from their channel line-up across 10 markets – channels that their customers have been relying on for critical local news and national programming. DISH’s […]

Cox Media Group Wins Major Ruling in DISH’s Misguided Legal Action; DISH Blacks Out CMG Stations in 10 Markets

Despite Eight Consecutive Court Rulings Rejecting DISH’s Erroneous Claims, DISH Still Refuses to Serve Its Customers Atlanta – July 22, 2020 – Today, a ruling by a federal court in Illinois ended the latest misguided efforts by DISH to avoid agreeing to reach a fair market carriage agreement for Cox Media Group’s (CMG) TV stations. […]

VIACOMCBS AND COX MEDIA GROUP RENEW AFFILIATION AGREEMENTS

Multi-Year Deal Continues Long-Standing Partnership in Five Markets Across the Country, Serving More Than 3 Million Households NEW YORK, N.Y. – July 15, 2020 – ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC, VIACA) and Cox Media Group (“CMG”) today announced a multi-year deal that renews CBS Television Network affiliation agreements for five stations, including two top 50 market affiliates, […]

Spanish Language Radio Station Éxitos 96.5 to Launch in Orlando on Monday June 29

 News and Talk Leader WDBO Now Available on AM580 and 107.3 FM ORLANDO, Fla. – Wednesday, June 24, 2020 – Cox Media Group announces it will launch Spanish language radio station Éxitos 96.5 FM on Monday June 29, 2020.  The new radio station will serve the burgeoning Hispanic community in Central Florida and bring audiences […]