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Thursday, January 04, 2018

Houston radio stations raise over $420,000 for pediatric care

Over $420,000 Raised to Support Pediatric Care, Education and Research


HOUSTON – (January 4, 2018) – Cox Media Group Houston stations: The New 93Q, Country Legends 97.1 and 106.9 and 107.5 Houston’s Eagle helped Texas Children’s Hospital reach Houstonians via the airwaves to raise $420,375 during the 14th annual Radiothon from December 1 through 31, 2017.

The month-long campaign featured a Hero of the Day highlighting a different Texas Children’s Hospital patient every day on the radio stations. Funds raised benefit patient care, education, research at Texas Children’s Cancer Center.

“I’m humbled with the outpouring of support our listeners gave this year especially after the difficult year Houston experienced with Hurricane Harvey,” said CMG Houston VP and Market Manager Mark Krieschen. “We are inspired by the courage of the children and their families every year and I’m so proud of our on-going commitment to Texas Children’s Hospital.”

"Our listeners demonstrated they have the biggest hearts in the world,” said Director of Operations Johnny Chiang. “After all they've done to help rebuild Houston after Hurricane Harvey, they stepped up once again and opened their hearts and wallets to help all those in need at Texas Children’s Hospital."

About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, seven daily newspapers and 11 non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

(This post taken from a release sent to me by Cox Media Group Houston)


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