Cox Media Group Taps Bill Hoffman As EVP Succeeding Bob Neil
May 31, 2011 at 12:28 PM (PT)
COX MEDIA GROUP has named BILL HOFFMAN, who was previously VP/GM of the company’s ABC affiliate WSB-TV/ATLANTA, as its new EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, succeeding BOB NEIL. In this executive level role, he will oversee various radio, television and newspaper operations across CMG. HOFFMAN will be succeeded at WSB-TV by TIM MCVAY, VP/GM at the company’s COX affiliate KTVU (TV)/OAKLAND-SAN FRANCISCO.
"BILL is a broadcast industry veteran, whose proven leadership abilities will help CMG continue to perform at the top of its game," said Pres. DOUG FRANKLIN. "He is well respected in many industry circles, and I’m delighted that we can tap into his talents to drive our future success."
"It is amazing how much CMG has accomplished in just two years, and we continue sharing best practices and learning new ones as our various media companies grow closer together," said HOFFMAN. "The media landscape continues to change and provide new challenges, as well as great opportunities. I am looking forward to joining my colleagues and charting a course for our company’s future."
Tim McVay Named To Succeed Hoffman
MCVAY will succeed HOFFMAN as VP/GM of WSB-TV effective JULY 7th.