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Company Overview of Cox Media Group, Inc.

Company Overview

Cox Media Group, Inc. operates as an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing, and digital media company. It owns and operates broadcast television stations, a local cable channel, radio stations, television markets, radio markets, a direct marketing company, an online source for savings, daily newspapers, non-daily publications, and digital services. The company serves print and online newspaper readers, TV viewers, and radio listeners. Cox Media Group, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia with properties in Athens, Georgia; Houston, San Antonio, and Austin, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts; Charlotte, North Carolina; Tampa, Palm Beach, Orlando, Miami, and Jack...

6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road

Atlanta, GA 30328

United States

Founded in 2008





Key Executives for Cox Media Group, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of National Ad Platforms
Chief Executive Officer of Cox Enterprises and President of Cox Enterprises
Age: 63
President of Manheim
Age: 64
President of Cox Target Media
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Cox Media Group, Inc. Key Developments

Cox Media Group Names Cathy Gunther as Market Vice President for Tulsa and Dan Lawrie as Market Vice President for Jacksonville

Cox Media Group has named Cathy Gunther as Market Vice President for Tulsa, Okla. and Dan Lawrie as Market Vice President for Jacksonville, Fla., effective immediately. These appointments are part of CMG’s converging markets with multiple media platforms to strengthen news, sales and operational collaboration. In her new role, Gunther will oversee the converged Tulsa market of trusted TV and radio brands, including FOX 23 News, My41, and MeTV TV stations and KRMG News102.3 AM740, 103.3 The Eagle, Mix 96.5, K95.5, and Spirit 105.7. Gunther previously was VP/General Manager for Tulsa’s CMG’s FOX23 (KOKI-TV), My41 (KMYT-TV) and MeTV (NOKI-TV) TV stations. For the past year, she has led Cox Local Solutions efforts in Tulsa combining TV, Radio and Cox Communications sales teams to create digital marketing solutions for Oklahoma businesses. In his new role, Lawrie will lead a converged Jacksonville market of trusted TV and radio brands, including Action News Jax FOX30 and CBS47 TV stations and News 104.5 WOKV, Hot 99.5, Easy 106.5, 95.1 WAPE, The Eagle 96.9 WJGL, Power 106.1 WJGLHD2 and X102.9 WXXJ radio stations. Lawrie was previously VP/General Manager for CMG’s Tulsa Radio cluster. His career highlights also include being VP and GM for CMG’s San Antonio Radio.

Cox Media Group Announces Retirement of Tom Raponi as Vice President and General Manager

Cox Media Group Boston’s Tom Raponi has announced his retirement from WFXT-TV at the end of 2017. Raponi, who has been with CMG for 22 years, has been the Vice President and General Manager of WFXT Fox25 since October 2014.

Cox Media Group Names Mary Ellen Marcilliat-Falkner as New Senior Vice President & Chief HR Officer, Effective Sept. 11, 2017

Cox Media Group has named Mary Ellen Marcilliat-Falkner as its new Senior VP & Chief HR Officer, beginning Sept. 11, 2017. She succeeds Karen Bennett, who was named as Cox Communications' new Executive VP & Chief HR Officer last month. At Cox Automotive and Manheim, Marcilliat-Falkner held roles of increasing responsibility in People Strategies and Finance. In her most recent role, she led the team of client-facing HR business partners and employment practices professionals who provide consultative support to all US based businesses and corporate functions.

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