Tulsa, OK – Cox Media Group
(CMG) has welcomed aboard KOKI-TV FOX23
and KMYT-TV My41
, as the purchase of the two Tulsa-based TV stations closed on Monday.
As part of the same deal, CMG also welcomed two television stations in Jacksonville, FL. CMG bought WAWS-TV FOX 30
and will operate WTEV-TV CBS 47
. The purchase was announced earlier this summer as part of CMG’s portfolio realignment to focus on larger markets.
"Our team in Tulsa is thrilled to be joining a company that not only has deep historic roots in the news business, but also is continually looking toward the future and making valuable contributions in communities around the nation," said Holly Allen, VP and General Manager of FOX23 and My41. "We are excited by the opportunity to partner with the CMG radio and Cox cable properties in Tulsa, and look forward to bringing our new innovative media platform to Tulsa."
FOX23 and My41 join four CMG-owned radio stations in the Tulsa market: KRMG AM/FM
(News Talk 102.3FM/740AM), KJSR FM
(Classic Rock 103.3 FM), KRAV FM
(Adult Contemporary 96.5 FM), and KWEN FM
(Country 95.5 FM).
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of Cox Reps. Additionally, CMG owns and operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies. With $1.7 billion in revenue, the company operations 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. CMG operates in more than 30 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including 30 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 18 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please visit www.coxmediagroup.com