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Cox Radio Names Charles Odom Chief Financial Officer

Neil Johnston to become of Cox Media Group
  announced today that Charles Odom is expected to become Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2009, pending board approval. Odom also will serve as ’s principal accounting officer. Odom succeeds Neil Johnston, who will become Chief Financial Officer of Cox Media Group, an organization being created in January in order to strengthen and support the growth of Cox media businesses, Cox Radio, , and Cox Newspapers, by providing more comprehensive and efficient corporate resources. The media units will remain separate operating companies. “These are well deserved promotions for both of these managers. Neil has provided excellent leadership in the financial area for Cox Radio, and Charles has worked closely with him the entire time,” said Robert F. Neil, Cox Radio President and Chief Executive Officer. “Charles has been involved in every aspect of Cox Radio’s financial operations, including communication and meetings with our shareholders. He’ll step right in, and we won’t miss a beat.” Odom brings to his new position 12 years of experience in Cox Radio’s financial reporting group. He joined the company in 1996 and has held the positions of manager of financial reporting, assistant controller and director of financial reporting and analysis. Prior to Cox, he worked at Deloitte and Touche, LLP. He is a certified public accountant and received his BBA from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.