Cox Media Group/Athens Appoints Russell Lawson As GSM
April 23, 2013 at 4:41 AM (PT)
COX MEDIA GROUP/ATHENS has named RUSSELL LAWSON as General Sales Manager for the six radio stations serving the ATHENS and GAINESVILLE, GA. market, effective MAY 13th.
"We are excited to have RUSSELL join our team and to be able to tap into CMG’s top internal sales talent," said VP/GM SCOTT SMITH. "His multi-faceted experience in a variety of radio sales situations, and dedication to his craft, will make him an asset to CMG ATHENS/GAINESVILLE."
Prior to joining CMG ATHENS/GAINESVILLE, LAWSON, a GEORGIA native, was an Account Manager at CMG News Talk WOKV A-F/JACKSONVILLE.
"I am glad to be returning to my GEORGIA roots, and I've seen wonderful people and systems in my visit to CMG/ATHENS. My wife and I are thrilled about this opportunity and I look forward to joining the CMG/ATHENS family," said LAWSON.