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WOKV Names Nick Figueredo As Director of Branding/Programming

104.5 WOKV-FM 690 WOKV Jacksonville Cox Media GroupCox Media Group News/Talk 104.5 WOKV-FM/690 WOKV Jacksonville FL has named Nick Figueredo as its Director of Branding and Programming.

Figueredo joins WOKV from sister 96.5 WDBO-FM Orlando where he has spent his entire seven year radio career starting as an intern and most recently as Assistant Program Director. He replaces Aaron Schachter, who was promoted to Director of Digital Content for Cox Media Jacksonville in September.

Cox Media Group (CMG) Jacksonville Radio has named Nick Figueredo Nick Figueredo as Director of Branding and Programming for News 104.5 WOKV, effective immediately.

“After working closely with Nick over the past three months as we interviewed for the position, it became very apparent that he has the passion, vision and leadership to take News 104.5 WOKV to even greater ratings success,” said Todd Shannon, CMG Jacksonville Radio’s Director of Operations.

Figueredo has worked for CMG Orlando for the past seven years and was most recently the Assistant Director of Branding and Programming for News 96.5 WDBO.

“I’m very excited and thankful for the amazing opportunity
to be the Director of Branding and Programming for News 104.5
WOKV,” said Figueredo. “From the day I was hired at News 96.5 WDBO in Orlando, I knew my future was with CMG, and now I’m taking the next step in my career. I owe a great deal of credit to Drew Anderssen for his leadership and mentoring during my time at WDBO, as well as CMG Executive VP of Radio Bill Hendrich, Regional VP of Jacksonville and Orlando Radio Susan Larkin, CMG’s VP of Radio Programming Steve Smith, WOKV’s News Director Rich Jones, and Todd Shannon for believing in me and giving me the chance to prove myself!”

Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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