Cox Media Group today announced the retirement of EVP, Radio Bill Hendrich, effective December 31, 2020. Hendrich will remain in an advisory capacity in 2021.
“Bill’s retirement comes with a wealth of gratitude and mixed emotions”
Throughout his career with CMG spanning three decades, Hendrich has served as EVP, Radio, overseeing programming, operations and sales for the company’s radio stations. He also has oversight of CMG’s Radio Revenue team and Radio Digital team.
“Bill’s retirement comes with a wealth of gratitude and mixed emotions,” said Dan York, President & CEO, CMG. “In the time I have known him, he has shared his exceptional passion, focus and leadership from which our company, and our industry, has immeasurably benefited. Bill’s legacy of decisive leadership, his personal style and his deep experiences in radio and beyond will inform our work well into the future.”
Prior to his current role, Hendrich led integrated Radio and TV in multiple major media markets for CMG. He also led the company’s Healthcare Acceleration efforts that helped CMG’s markets and advertising sellers succeed in healthcare by developing proven marketing solutions that meet the needs of local healthcare practices, physician groups, and locally-owned and operated hospitals. Hendrich has also previously served as the VP and Market Manager of CMG’s six-station radio group in Jacksonville, Florida. In that position, he oversaw all sales, programming, digital and business operations for the group. Hendrich has also served as VP and General Manager of CMG’s AM580 WDBO and WWKA FM in Orlando for 10 years and oversaw the internet sales and operations for CMG Orlando.