Bill Hendrich will retire from Cox Media Group at the end of the year. He is the executive VP who oversees programming, operations and sales for the company’s 65 radio stations across 11 markets.
The announcement was made by President/CEO Dan York, who saluted Hendrich for his “exceptional passion, focus and leadership.”
Hendrich was quoted in the announcement, “For the past 31 years, I have been able to work with the best and most talented team in the radio industry. With NewCity Communications, Cox Enterprises and Apollo, I have been a part of three outstanding companies, each bringing valuable and innovative ideas to keep radio viable in today’s media landscape.” He’ll continue to help out in an advisory capacity.
Among his past roles, he led integrated radio and TV in multiple major media markets for CMG. He headed its Healthcare Acceleration efforts that focused on the healthcare sector. He previously was VP and market manager of the company’s six-station group in Jacksonville, Fla. He also was VP and GM of WDBO(AM) and WWKA(FM) in Orlando for 10 years and oversaw the internet sales and operations for CMG Orlando.