Cox Media Group Names John Larson Classic Hits Format Leader
September 4, 2014 at 12:16 PM (PT)
COX MEDIA GROUP (CMG) has named JOHN LARSON as Classic Hits Radio Format Leader, effective immediately. While maintaining his current duties as Dir./Branding and Programming at WXGL (THE EAGLE 107.3)/TAMPA, LARSON will work closely with CMG VP/Radio Programming STEVE SMITH and all of CMG’s Classic Hits PDs.
"We are thrilled to add JOHN to our brilliant format leader team,” CMG EVP/Radio KIM GUTHRIE said. “When it comes to Classic Hits radio, JOHN is a seasoned pro. His natural instincts will help all of our COX MEDIA GROUP Classic Hits stations across the country continue to be the Superbrands they are."
“I have had the privilege of performing the Classic Hits format leader role along with my VP/Programming stripes up until today, and could never have accomplished what we have without partnering with JOHN,” said SMITH. “He is extremely qualified to handle the role of format leader for all our Classic Hits stations."
“I’d like to thank KIM GUTHRIE and STEVE SMITH for their confidence and support throughout my years with CMG,” LARSON said. “I really look forward to working with the great teams in place at all of the CMG Classic Hits and Classic Rock stations!”