Cox Media Group’s Atlanta Radio has named Walt Phillips as its new Director of Sales for its top News/Talk WSB 750 AM and 95.5 FM, B98.5 FM, 97.1 FM The River and KISS 104.1 FM stations. In this role, Phillips will strategically lead CMG Atlanta’s radio sales organization into the future with a keen focus on digital sales, offering unprecedented opportunities for advertising clients in the Greater Atlanta market.
“I am very pleased that we have an exceptional talent like Walt Phillips stepping in to lead Radio’s best sales organization,” said CMG Atlanta’s VP and Market Manager Ben Reed. “Walt is a proven, respected, talented and inspirational leader, and CMG Atlanta radio will rise to new levels under his leadership.”
Prior to this role, Phillips was General Sales Manager for News/Talk WSB. Before joining CMG, he was Director of Sales for Citadel’s Nashville, Tenn. radio stations.
“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to work with so many talented people and look forward to building on the tradition of success with CMG Atlanta radio,” added Phillips. “I’m excited about the future and where we’re going.”