Kim Guthrie Appointed President Of Cox Media Group
Bill Hoffman Announces Retirement After 38 Years In Media
September 26, 2016 at 9:08 AM (PT)
COX ENTERPRISES will up KIM GUTHRIE to President of COX MEDIA GROUP succeeding BILL HOFFMAN, who will retire at the end of the year after a 38-year career in media. GUTHRIE will assume the role on JANUARY 1st, 2017 and will report to COX ENTERPRISES EVP/COO ALEX TAYLOR.
"KIM has been with COX for nearly 20 years and is an inspirational leader who has helped our media properties transform," said COX ENTERPRISES Pres./CEO JOHN DYER. "She played a key role in the successful creation of COX MEDIA GROUP in 2008 and has been recognized as one of the media industry’s most influential leaders. She is a natural fit to ensure COX MEDIA GROUP continues to deliver innovative products and compelling news content.”
“BILL has done a tremendous job leading COX MEDIA GROUP through a rapidly evolving media environment,” said DYER. “As a leader, he has always embodied the spirit of our company. He’s inspired and valued employees, anticipated and driven change, and been a true community champion in every city he’s lived. We are grateful for his leadership and dedication.”