Flurry Of Exec Appointments At Cox Media Group
August 20, 2009 at 6:40 AM (PT)
The appointments at the new COX MEDIA GROUP continue with COX RADIO EVP/COO MARC MORGAN named SVP/Chief Revenue Officer and ABC affiliate WSB-TV/ATLANTA VP/GM BILL HOFFMAN adding VP duties with the group, both reporting to President SANDY SCHWARTZ.
Also, COX RADIO VP of Interactive GREGG LINDAHL will serve as VP/Digital and New Media, reporting to EVP DOUG FRANKLIN.
"These individuals are proven leaders within COX and will provide vital services as we become a fully-integrated company," said SCHWARTZ. "MARC, BILL and GREGG are ideal for their new positions and added responsibilities. Their expertise will be shared across COX MEDIA GROUP as we proactively create solutions for rapidly changing consumer and advertiser preferences."
In addition, the company appointed four new Group VPs, with TAMPA radio cluster RVP/Market Manager JAY O'CONNOR based in SEATTLE and overseeing TV operations in SAN FRANCISCO-SAN JOSE, SEATTLE, EL PASO and RENO; COX RADIO-SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT Marker Manager and RVP KIM GUTHRIE based in MILFORD, CT and overseeing radio clusters in ATHENS, NORWALK, BRIDGEPORT, NEW HAVEN, GREENVILLE, SC, JACKSONVILLE, LONG ISLAND, and RICHMOND, plus NBC affiliate WPXI-TV/PITTSBURGH; COX RADIO Group VP RICHARD REIS taking the same duties for the new organization, based in ORLANDO and serving as SVP/Radio Operations; and SAN ANTONIO radio cluster RVP/Market Manager BEN REED based in SAN ANTONIO and overseeing COX RADIO stations in HOUSTON, SAN ANTONIO, TULSA, and BIRMINGHAM as well as the AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN.