Cox Ups Three Execs; Kim Guthrie Named EVP/Radio
May 8, 2013 at 6:22 AM (PT)
COX MEDIA GROUP has named media industry veterans KIM GUTHRIE as EVP/Radio and JANE WILLIAMS as EVP/Television, effective immediately. Both GUTHRIE and WILLIAMS report to CMG President BILL HOFFMAN.
"Both are proven CMG leaders and are highly respected throughout the media industry," said HOFFMAN. "KIM and JANE, along with our local leadership, have ensured our broadcast stations’ ongoing success, and I am honored to have them in these vitally-strategic executive positions."
GUTHRIE currently oversees all of CMG’s radio markets. She was named SVP/Radio in 2012 and prior to that was CMG Group VP, overseeing television and radio properties in several markets. GUTHRIE joined COX RADIO in 1998 as VP and GM for its LONG ISLAND, NY properties and has been Regional VP for COX RADIO, where her stations have won multiple honors for programming excellence and outstanding community service. She currently serves on the Executive Board for the RADIO ADVERTISING BOARD (RAB) and has held board member positions with the NEW YORK ASSOCIATION OF RADIO STATIONS (NYMRAD) and the NEW YORK RED CROSS.
WILLIAMS oversees all of CMG’s Television markets and will manage syndicated programming for the Television stations, as well as represent the Cox Media Group TV stations to the television industry.
CMG is also naming MARIAN PITTMAN as its new VP/News & Marketing for Television. In this new role, she will ensure that CMG’s Television news brands remain strong and that the marketing efforts strategically support its award-winning news product across the country. She will also oversee the CMG WASHINGTON News Bureau and will report to CMG EVP JANE WILLIAMS.