Ohio Leadership Team
Rob Rohr, Market Vice President
Rob is Market Vice President for Cox Media Group’s assets in Ohio including Digital, Newspaper, Radio and Television brands, Rob Rohr started with Cox in 1993 after graduating from Miami University, Oxford in the advertising and sales department. Over the last twenty-two years in the business Rob has spent much of his time dedicated to serving our advertising clients with strong marketing and advertising solutions using all of our media platforms.
Jana Collier, Vice President of Content
As a cub reporter, Jana Collier was a writer for the Brazosport Facts in Clute, Texas. Her beat consisted of six small villages and towns where she covered slice-of-life features starring the characters who lived in the backwoods and bayous of this rural community. Now Jana oversees the news and content operation for radio, TV and print.
James Cosby, Vice President of Media Sales
As Vice President of Media Sales for Cox Media Group Ohio, James Cosby leads our sales teams to achieve revenue and market share goals. He earned his sales stripes the hard way, starting out as a sales trainee for a television station in Richmond, Virginia. sales trainee for a television station in Richmond, Virginia. After coming to Ohio in the 1990’s James oversees the sales operation for all the media platforms in Dayton.
Nick Roberts, Vice President Marketing and Radio
Nick Roberts Costides has worked in the radio industry for over 30 years including format oversight for Cox’s news/talk stations nationwide. Now, Nick’s role as VP Marketing is to provide strategic guidance for all of Ohio’s over 20 media brands operated by the company. Nick develops and implements the marketing and branding strategies. Nick also oversees radio operations and radio programming.
Toni Mitchell, Director of Human Resources
Toni Mitchell is the Director of Human Resources for Cox Media Group Ohio. With more than 15 years of HR experience, Toni is responsible for leading human resources focusing on talent management, performance management, employee engagement and development, and employee relations for publishing, broadcast and digital.
Karen Spitler, Director of Finance
Having worked 10+ years at a TV station in Dayton, Karen decided to make the switch to Radio, joining Cox Radio in 2002 as Controller. Karen’s role as Director of Business Operations is to provide strategic and operational guidance while reporting on performance drivers and metrics. She oversees the financial activity of the entire Dayton operation, including budgets, forecasting, and financial performance.