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ATLANTA—Daniel York, the former senior executive vice president and chief content officer for AT&T and DirecTV, has been tapped as the new president and CEO of Cox Media Group, effective immediately. York takes over the role after it was announced in April that Kim Guthrie was exiting after 22 years. As president and CEO, York will be responsible for all aspects of managing the company’s media platforms and will oversee the company’s long-term strategic priorities, per the official announcement. Cox Media Group is currently in the middle of a transition period after a majority of its stations were acquired by Apollo Global Management in February 2019. “[York] has a background of success in media, content, distribution, operations and successfully leading large organizations,” said Steve Pruett, CMG’s executive chairman. “Most importantly, he embraces contemporary thinking as the media landscape continues to evolve.
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