David Israel Officially Named WFYV & WMXQ/Jacksonville VP/GM
June 9, 2006 at 8:06 AM (PT)
As previously reported (6/1), COX RADIO has officially appoints DAVID ISRAEL VP/GM of Classic Rock WFYV (ROCK 105) and 80's WMXQ (THE POINT 102.9)/JACKSONVILLE. ISRAEL, who currently serves as Dir./Programming Operations for sister stations AC WFLC (97.3 THE COAST) and WHDR (93 ROCK)/MIAMI, will also oversee all of COX/JACKSONVILLE's internet operations. He will balance his time between COX/JACKSONVILLE and COX/MIAMI until he begins fulltime in JACKSONVILLE on TUESDAY, JULY 11.
"DAVID has earned great respect within the industry as a talented Program Director," commented COX JACKSONVILLE VP/Market Manager BILL HENDRICH, to whom ISREAL will report. "He will provide valuable insight and leadership in his new role as General Manager at COX RADIO JACKSONVILLE. This promotion demonstrates DAVID’s commitment to COX, as well as the investment we make in our employees."
"I am thrilled to be joining another great team of COX RADIO employees at our solid radio franchise in JACKSONVILLE," said ISRAEL. This appointment gives me a great opportunity to work with BILL HENDRICH, a dedicated leader and former competitor, in further building upon the success of this attractive, sun-belt radio cluster."