MIW Group Honoring Cox Media Group's Kim Guthrie With Trailblazer Award
August 19, 2015 at 10:30 AM (PT)
The MENTORING AND INSPIRING WOMEN IN RADIO (MIW) GROUP will honor COX MEDIA GROUP (CMG) EVP/National Ad Platforms and COX REPS Pres. KIM GUTHRIE with the 7th annual MIW RADIO GROUP TRAILBLAZER AWARD on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2nd during the “Music & Mimosas” send-off event at the 2015 RADIO SHOW. The NAB/RAB 2015 RADIO SHOW will be held SEPTEMBER 30th–OCTOBER 2nd at the MARRIOTT MARQUIS in ATLANTA.
The MIW RADIO GROUP TRAILBLAZER AWARD is presented annually to a woman who, through her leadership and success in the industry, creates opportunities for other women in radio. GUTHRIE is a 32-year broadcast veteran with experience and accomplishments in both TV and radio. Prior to her JUNE 2015 promotion to EVP/National Ad Platforms and Pres. of COX REPS, she served as EVP/Radio, responsible for all programming, operations and sales for CMG’s 59 radio stations in 11 markets. She also designed COX MEDIA GROUP’s “Virtual Mentorship Program,” a new pilot mentoring program that enables mentees to connect online with colleagues offering to serve as mentors in specific areas of expertise, and she helps teach broadcast communications courses at area colleges.
"KIM GUTHRIE is an accomplished broadcaster who '"trailblazers' in all aspects of her professional life,” MIW RADIO GROUP Spokesperson KAY OLIN said. “KIM has been a passionate and enthusiastic ambassador for Radio throughout her career, and she has set a tremendous example for all women in broadcasting through her bold decision-making and inspiring leadership. KIM is intelligent, caring, approachable and the natural choice to be honored as our 2015 Trailblazer.”
“I’m truly humbled and touched to receive this incredible honor," KIM GUTHRIE said. "What a compliment to be in the same company as the beloved FRANCES PRESTON, who truly was one of the first real female trailblazers in music and media -- known not just for being a woman but for being a great leader in the industry and an even better human being. May we all uphold those same standards as we continue to pave the way for future generations of women in media."