John Shea Retires from Cox Media Group’s Long Island Radio Cluster Katelin Tinley will become the new VP/GM for CMG Long Island

WEST BABYLON, N.Y. — Cox Media Group (“CMG”) today announced the retirement of Vice President and General Manager, John Shea. Shea has served as VP/GM of CMG’s radio cluster in Long Island, NY, which includes WBLI-FM, WBAB-FM, and its digital media platform, Local Solutions, since May 2006. “John is the kind of passionate leader that […]

Cox Enterprises Announces Close of Cox Media Group Sale to Affiliates of Apollo Global Management

 ATLANTA, GA — Cox Enterprises, Inc. today announced it has completed the sale of its portfolio of television and radio stations, Ohio assets and its affiliated CoxReps and Gamut national advertising businesses to a new media company that is majority owned by private equity funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE: APO). Cox […]

Cox Media Group Atlanta Radio Stations Collect 13,121 Pounds of Food for the Atlanta Community Food Bank

ATLANTA, GA – Kicking off in mid-November and culminating on December 4, Cox Media Group Atlanta’s radio stations partnered with the Atlanta Community Food Bank to collect food needed to supply holiday meals for local families in need. KISS 104.1 (WALR), 95.5 WSB (WSBB-FM/WSB-AM), B98.5 (WSB-FM) and 97.1 The River (WSRV) collected a grand total […]

COX MEDIA GROUP TO AIR RICKEY SMILEY’S NEW URBAN AC SHOW ON ITS TOP-RATED URBAN AC’S

ATLANTA – Cox Media Group (CMG) has announced that REACH Media, Inc’s nationally syndicated “Rickey Smiley Morning Show” will replace “The Tom Joyner Morning Show” when Tom Joyner retires at the end of 2019. The Rickey Smiley Morning Show will air weekdays from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. on all of CMG’s top rated Urban […]

RECORDING ARTISTS TRICK DADDY AND TRINA TO HOST NEW MORNING SHOW FOR WEDR/99 JAMZ MIAMI

MIAMI – Cox Media Group Miami (CMG) has announced that national hip hop recording artists and TV celebrities Trick Daddy and Trina are taking over mornings in South Florida on WEDR/99 JAMZ beginning January 6, 2020. “Trick and Trina are legends in hip hop culture, and a staple in Miami,” says Director of Operations, Jill […]

KKBQ-FM The New 93Q Hires New Afternoon Drive On-Air Personality

HOUSTON – Award-winning, country music radio station, KKBQ-FM, The New 93Q, welcomes industry standout, Caitlin “CJ” Johnson, to its on-air talent lineup. Johnson will make her Houston radio debut on Monday, Nov. 11, hosting afternoon drive weekdays from 3 p.m to 7 p.m. She succeeds legendary host, Cactus Jack, who retired in August. “I’m so […]

Cox Media Group Names New Leadership in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – Industry veteran Paul Briggs has been named vice president and general manager of Orlando TV for Cox Media Group. In his new role, Briggs will provide strategic leadership and oversight for all station departments and functions, including news, sales, marketing, production, programming, community affairs and more for WFTV and WRDQ. “I am […]

Cox Media Group Announces New Leadership in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Cox Media Group (CMG) has named Katie Reid vice president and general manager of its radio stations in Jacksonville, Florida. In this role, Reid will oversee operations and provide strategic leadership at our award-winning stations, including 95.1 WAPE, WEZI 102.9, WJGL 96.9, WJGL-HD2 106.1, WOKV 104.5FM & 690AM, WOKV-HD2 99.5 and WXXJ […]