Steve Smith Joins Cox Media Group As Dir./Radio Programming
August 1, 2011 at 1:03 PM (PT)
Radio industry veteran STEVE SMITH is joining COX MEDIA GROUP (CMG) as its new Dir./Radio Programming, effective immediately. In this role, SMITH, who reports directly to Group VP BEN REED, will provide CMG executives with strategic counsel on all radio programming for CMG’s 85 top-rated radio stations nationwide.
"Our CMG radio teams are lucky to have access to a talent the caliber of STEVE SMITH," said REED. "STEVE has been consulting with many of our brands over the years, and now his valued talents come to us full-time. We welcome his expertise, creativity and passion to win in this highly-competitive business."
SMITH's broadcasting career experience includes VP/Programming for EMMIS. Additionally, he was VP/Programming for AMFM and was a SVP/Programming at CLEAR CHANNEL.
"COX MEDIA GROUP is the greatest radio group in AMERICA, and I've had the pleasure of working with so many of the amazing Program Directors, Vice Presidents and Executives at CMG in my role as a consultant over the last 17 years. Joining CMG as Dir./Radio Programming is truly an honor."