ATLANTA (AP) -- Cox Media Group has announced several leadership changes, including naming Mike Joseph, publisher for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, as executive vice president overseeing all Cox newspapers.
Joseph, who has been with Cox since 1995, succeeds Alex Taylor, who was promoted to senior vice president at Cox Communications. In his new role, Joseph will be responsible for all of CMG's newspapers, including the AJC, Austin American-Statesman, Palm Beach Newspapers, and all CMG Ohio media like the Dayton Daily News, WHIO-TV, and all radio stations in Dayton and Louisville. The announcement was made Tuesday.
"Mike is a proven leader and has been leading the charge with the transformation work underway at our newspapers," CMG president Doug Franklin said. "Mike will ensure that our newspapers' immediate needs of transitioning rapidly to digital business models are met with seamless execution."
Newspaper veteran Amy Glennon, the AJC's vice president of audience, succeeds Joseph as publisher.
Neil Johnston, previously executive vice president and chief financial officer, is now CMG's executive vice president for strategy and digital innovation. In his new role, Johnston will oversee strategic development, CMG Digital, and the company's growing portfolio of digital investments.
Charles Odom, vice president of finance, replaces Johnston as CFO. He will be responsible for all corporate finance and accounting activities across the company. Additionally, executive vice president Bill Hoffman will now have oversight for the company's corporate revenue team and the majority of CMG's radio and TV stations, except those in the CMG Ohio group.
With $1.7 billion in revenue, Cox operates in more than 30 media markets and holdings include 15 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 86 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.
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