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, […]

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 […]