Guthrie To Stay On As CEO Of Apollo/Cox

Cox Media Group confirmed today that Kim Guthrie will continue as head of the station group after an Apollo private equity fund closes on its deal to buy the group. She is now president of CMG.

Cox Sells Radio, CoxReps, Gamut To Apollo

Cox Enterprises will retain a minority in the new company substantially owned by Apollo Global Management.

TVN’S OTT NEWS SUMMIT

Sharing Strategies For Launching OTT Services

Executives from leading local and national news players in the OTT space discuss their various options for packaging and presenting content on the platform. Also crucial is figuring out how best to differentiate one’s OTT service from the many competing options, overcoming a lack of viewing metrics and personalizing content for viewers.

TVN’S OTT NEWS SUMMIT

Local TV First Movers Highlight OTT News Summit

Sinclair’s Scott Ehrlich, Cox’s Ian Stinson, CBS’s Adam Wiener and Gray’s Erin Overstreet will offer insights they’ve gained into local news audience behavior, optimal OTT content and programming decisions, backend tech challenges and monetization opportunities at TVNewsCheck’s OTT News Summit on June 11.

JESSELL AT LARGE

Jessell | Musings About Apollo-Cox-Northwest-Nexstar

Apollo Global is cobbling together a major new station group by melding Cox, Northwest and spinoffs from the Nexstar-Tribune merger. Not much is known about the four-sided deal at this point, but it’s got everybody talking. Most surprising to me: Northwest and its retrans contracts may be the key to the whole thing.

Cox Selling Majority Interest In Stations To Apollo

Apollo Global Management will get a majority interest in Cox Media Group’s 13 television stations. Cox Enterprises will maintain a minority stake and will join Apollo in forming a new company to operate these stations, which will be headquartered in Atlanta.

TVN FOCUS ON SALES

Market Forces Threaten Future Of Cox Reps

With growing station group M&A and more in-house repping, industry observers say Cox Media Group may have to decide whether to sell the rep division or shutter it. However, Cox’s automated sales platform Videa remains a key asset.

Cox And Nielsen Reach New Deal

The new multi-year agreement covers all Cox TV and radio stations plus CoxReps and Videa.

Cox Media Group Sells Mundo Hispánico

Cox Media Group (CMG) has sold Mundo Hispánico to Mundo Hispano Digital Network (MHDN), a tech-focused media company created to serve the U.S. Latino community through digital and written content, publishing reach and social media network. The price was not disclosed. “We are excited that Mundo Hispánico has found a new home with owners who are committed to continue offering quality news […]

MARKET SHARE | DMA 9

Condace Pressley To Head Cox Community Affairs