Monday, July 17, 2017

Jax Radio: Cox Names Christy Lendry GSM For WAPE, WEZI

Christy Lendry
Cox Media Group (CMG) Jacksonville Radio has named Christy Lendry as its new General Sales Manager (GSM), effective July 24.

In this role, Lendry will lead a team of talented multi-media sales professionals who are experts in consumer behavior, representing seven radio stations, Digital Products and Events. Lendry will also serve as Brand Manager for 95.1 WAPE and EASY 106.5.  She will also focus on new business, automotive, home improvement, recruiting and growing account managers.

“We are so excited to have Christy join our team and to be able to tap top talent within CMG for this critical leadership role,” said Bob DeBlois, CMG Jacksonville Radio’s Director of Sales.  “Her proven success and experience with CMG, entrepreneurial spirit and ‘Can Do’ attitude is a huge win for our team and for North Florida businesses.”

Previously Lendry, a 20-year media veteran, was New Business Sales Manager for CMG’s Jacksonville TV brands, FOX 30 and CBS 47.  She has been a part of the CMG family for seven years, focusing on developing new business platforms, leading tier three automotive initiatives and creating integrated marketing strategies.  Lendry is originally from Nashville, Tenn. and graduated from Tennessee State University.

“I am excited to join the radio division of Cox Media Group,” said Lendry. “CMG is a company that promotes an inclusive workplace and encourages employees to ‘Be Yourself, Make Us Better’ and that includes experiencing new growth opportunities within our company.  Our Jacksonville Super Brands are led by a team of innovative managers, whom I consider an honor to join.  I look forward to working with this amazing team.”

CMG Jacksonville Radio includes News 104.5 WOKV, W258CN Hot 99.5, WEZI Easy 106.5 Urban WHJX 95.1, Top40 WAPE, Classic Hits WJGL The Eagle 96.9, Power 106.1 WJGLHD2 and Alternative X102.9 WXXJ.

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