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Monadnock Radio Group’s Bob Cox Retires

His broadcast career spanned 45 years across the American northeast

Monadnock Radio Group’s General Manager Bob Cox is retiring after a 45-year career in broadcasting, according to the Vermont Association of Broadcasters.

Cox began his career in 1977, joining WPNH in Plymouth, NH right out of college. He was then was on-air at WFEA in Manchester, NH before moving to WGIR AM/FM in 1979. He helped put Rock 101 on the air and handled most dayparts at one time or another before becoming PD in 1982, said VAB. In 1986 Cox moved into sales at WGIR where he stayed for ten years before becoming their sales manager from 1996-2001.

Cox then moved on to Citadel Broadcasting and managed their four-station cluster in New London, Conn. from 2001-2005. Finally, VAB said Cox joined Saga Communications and managed its Keene-Brattleboro cluster spanning Vermont and New Hampshire from 2005-2015. Following that, he managed the company’s Manchester, NH cluster, including WZID, from 2015-2020.

“I have thoroughly enjoyed my years in broadcasting,” said Cox on VAB’s website. “I’ll take some time to work more hiking, paddling and traveling with my wife Janis into the equation, and then will reestablish myself with project or part time work a few years from now.”

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