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 […]

NATE REED PROMOTED TO CMG TAMPA OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

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 […]

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, […]