Steve Pruett, CMG executive chairman, will serve as the interim CEO until a permanent chief executive officer is appointed and Guthrie will work with Pruett “on an orderly transition.”
The annual career-recognition honors will be presented at the Broadcasters Foundation Breakfast on Wednesday, April 22, during the NAB Show in Las Vegas.
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.
The Broadcasters Foundation of America has elected to its board of directors Kim Guthrie, president of Cox Media Group, and DuJuan McCoy, president-CEO-founder of Bayou City Broadcasting, and named Julie Talbott, president of Premiere Networks, an officer and VP. The new members and Talbott were voted in during the board meeting that took place in New York City earlier […]
The new president of Cox Media Group got her start in TV news before moving into sales and management, where she’s had a history of success, creativity and passionate support of her team members.
Kim Guthrie becomes CMG’s EVP of national ad platforms and succeeds the retiring Jim Monahan as president of Cox Reps. Bill Hendrich will succeed Guthrie as EVP of radio and CMG Research; and Marian Pittman, CMG’s new EVP of digital strategy, will oversee CMG’s digital strategy, content and sales.
Jane Williams becomes EVP of television, Marian Pittman is VP of news and marketing for television and Kim Guthrie is named EVP of radio.