EVP of Radio, Cox Media Group
Bill Hendrich is executive vice president of Cox Media Group (CMG) Radio. In this role, he is responsible for programming, operations and sales for CMG’s 59 radio stations in 11 markets.
Previously, Bill was the vice president and market manager of CMG’s six station radio cluster in Jacksonville, Fla. In this position, Bill oversaw all sales, programming, digital and business operations for the cluster.
In 1989, Bill moved to Orlando from Mobile, Ala. to join New City Communications as the local sales manager of WWKA-FM. He became the general sales manager of WWKA, WDBO-FM and WCFB-FM prior to being named vice president and general manager in 1996, when Cox Radio purchased the stations. He served as vice president and general manager of CMG’s WDBO and WWKA in Orlando for 10 years. He also oversaw the internet sales and operations for CMG Orlando.
Bill is currently on the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) radio board of directors and has served as the chairman of the Florida Association of Broadcasters (FAB). He is a member of the Jacksonville Sports Council and is the chairman of the Taxslayer.com Bowl Game Operations Committee. Bill is also active with The Players Championship, serving on the The Players Council Advisory Board.
He received his BA degree in Marketing from the School of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Alabama. Bill and his wife Helen have two children, Philip and Jennifer.