CMG/Tampa promotes Stephanie Sabota


Cox Media Group Tampa has promoted Stephanie Sabota to General Sales Manager, effective immediately.  In her new role, Sabota will oversee the revenue planning and execution for WPOI-FM (HOT 101.5) and WSUN-FM (97X).  In addition, Sabota will work specifically on cluster-wide talent development.

Jason Meder, Director of Sales for CMG Tampa said, “Since Joining CMG five years ago, Stephanie has proven her ability to grow both people, and our customers’ results. We are very proud to be able to promote Stephanie into this position.”

Sabota joined CMG Tampa in 2009 as an Account Executive and had previously been promoted to Local Sales Manager.

“I want to thank the Cox Media Group Tampa management team for giving me this opportunity,” said Sabota.  I feel honored and blessed to be promoted to the position of General Sales Manager for 97X and HOT 101.5.  This position is a dream come true and will allow me to focus on my passion – the coaching and development of people.  CMG Tampa fosters an environment of growth in the work place, and I am a product of that culture.”

“Stephanie has established herself as a proven leader within our cluster,” said Keith Lawless, Vice President and Market Manager of Cox Media Group Tampa.  “With her outstanding success in sales and most recently as Local Sales Manager, this was the natural next step as her career with CMG advances.”