Media companies need to manage expectations as they navigate through change. They can’t adopt the mentality that they always need to be on the leading edge of new platforms and trends, and they also need to recognize and admit to failure when it comes.
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.
Marian Pittman has been promoted from news director to station manager and is succeeded by Mike Dreaden at Cox’s Atlanta ABC affiliate.