Joe Weir - Senior Vice President
Joe Weir is a nationally recognized digital media sales and operations leader with demonstrated success in applying digital media technologies and data-driven sales methodologies to increasing revenues, market share, and earnings. He has 25 years in sales, sales management, digital media, ad technologies, and the implementation of operational strategies across multiple revenue channels.
He is currently Senior Vice President/Digital Media, for Cox Media Group, one of the nation's leading media companies and providers of digital marketing services, broadcast TV, radio and newspaper. Joe oversees CMGdigital with responsibility of digital sales strategy, ad technology infrastructure, product development, data management and operations.
He was nationally recognized as a "DIGITAL ALL-STAR" by Broadcast and Cable Magazine and he was named "Outstanding Young Alumnus" from his alma mater Hardin-Simmons University. He has served on multiple boards of start-ups and early stage digital companies. He is a guest speaker at national conferences as an expert on digital sales strategies, mobile, programmatic and email marketing.
Jesse McCambridge - Executive Director, Digital Revenue & Sales Strategy
Jesse McCambridge is an accomplished Digital Media executive with extensive experience and an exceptional track record in developing new business, strengthening existing client relationships and providing innovative solutions for the direct marketing, broadcasting, entertainment and technology sectors. Strong consultative sales approach that ensures clients' needs are translated into mutually beneficial relationships built on trust, integrity and continuous collaboration. Adept at driving revenue through strategic channel partnerships while building long-term business alliances.
Jesse currently serves as the Executive Director of Digital Revenue and Sales Strategy at Cox Media Group with responsibility for direct sales, local market sales and creative services. Together with his team of talented and dedicated digital sales directors, marketing specialists and CMG's award-winning Premier Creative Services (PCS team), delivers best-in-class marketing solutions that drive real business results for CMG's advertising partners. Jesse is focused on driving successful integrated sales solutions to help drive revenue and hit CMG's financial targets.
Prior to joining Cox Media Group in 2010, he served as Vice President of Market Development at Internet Broadcasting (IB). Jesse effectively drove the Sales Solutions and Content Management System sales for IB's 100+ website partners. Over a 13-year period, McCambridge defined the digital media sales & advertising operations for IB's media partners that included NBC, Telemundo, Hearst Television, Cox TV, Post-Newsweek, McGraw-Hill, and many more.
Jesse is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and lives with his wife Leslie, son Jack, and daughter Molly in Atlanta, GA. He's an avid golfer and traveler.
Mindy Buckalew - Executive Director, Business Operations
Mindy Buckalew is a strategic digital and operations leader with 20+ years of experience in finance, business operations, digital operations, sales strategy and digital innovations. Mindy has been with Cox Media Group for 15 years serving as the GM of a national digital start-up business and various product development, sales strategy, product planning and advertising operations leadership roles.
Mindy currently serves as the Executive Director of Business Operations at Cox Media group with responsibility for business operations, planning and reporting, project management, campaign fulfillment and performance marketing.
Prior to joining the CMG in 2006, Mindy served in various finance, analytics and operations roles with several start-up businesses here in Atlanta. Mindy earned a Bachelor of Business Administration, Cum Laude, from Kennesaw State University and has lived in the Atlanta area for the last 30+ years.
Chip Beale - Digital Sales Director
Chip Beale is the Director of Digital Sales for Cox Media Group Local Solutions. In this role, Beale oversees digital sales and strategy for our 9 largest broadcast television properties. He partners with the market leaders and teams to create effective marketing solutions that leverage local market insights with national scale and efficiency.
Beale has 25+ years in Sales and Marketing experience, including 20 years in the digital space, working directly with clients to grow their business. Most recently Beale was the Digital Director of Sales and Operations for CMG's largest digital revenue team out of Dayton Ohio. From 2011-2018 Beale led the team that reinvented then continuously adapted the digital go-to-market strategy for their completely converged Digital/TV/Radio/Newspaper organization.
Beale has a B.S. in Marketing from Wright state University and spends his free time with his wife and three kids enjoying sports and music.
Terry Bouquot - Digital Sales Director
Terry Bouquot is the Digital Sales Director for Cox Media Group Local Solutions. In his role, Bouquot oversees digital sales and strategy for our 10 broadcast radio markets. He partners with market leaders, local sales and digital teams to strategize and create effective marketing solutions that leverage local market insights with best-in-class national scale and one of the largest and most successful digital agencies in the country.
Bouquot has over 28 years in Media Sales and Marketing experience, including nearly 20 years in the digital space working directly with local and national clients to grow their business. He has held positions in sales, senior sales management, general management and digital media. Most recently Bouquot was the Director of Digital Sales Strategy and Operations for CMG's largest digital revenue team out of Dayton, Ohio working with their converged TV/Radio/Digital organization and nearly doubling their digital revenue over three years through strong local, regional and national client development.
Bouquot has a B.S. in Management from Wright state University where he was recognized as a Distinguished Alumni. He lives in Dayton, Ohio with his wife Becky, daughter Maggie, and son Max and enjoys family time, the outdoors and traveling to national parks.
Jennifer Dragon - Creative Director
Jennifer Dragon loves digital advertising creative. She's spent her entire career brainstorming it, pitching it, making it and showing off its performance to advertisers. She's always on the lookout for innovative digital ad solutions that make an impact. She's crafted highly effective digital advertising campaigns for small and medium local businesses in addition to major national players. A graduate of NYU, she currently serves as the Creative Director of the award-winning digital ad team at Cox Media Group. She and her team support clients for all of CMG's 87 media properties in 20 markets across the U.S. Prior to that she was part of partnership sales team at the Walt Disney Internet Group in North Hollywood, CA.
Pete Stafford - Product Management Director
Pete Stafford is the Director of Digital Product Management at Cox Media Group Local Solutions. Pete and his team are responsible for creating best-in-class, ROI generating solutions for small and medium sized businesses across the country. Pete is a consumer marketing thought leader with a proven track record, focused on driving success across brands. Pete is an analytical thinker that geeks out at any chance to use data to create efficiency and improve performance. Pete is a driven, entrepreneurial spirit, known for being a trusted advisor to clients and someone who understands the importance of working towards the larger business need; always holding himself accountable to the overarching success of his clients. Pete is a husband, a father of two boys, a sneakerhead and a baseball coach in his "spare" time.
Shajan Thomas - Digital Fulfillment Director
Shajan Thomas is the Director of Digital Campaign Operations at Cox Media Group Local Solutions. Shajan and his team are responsible for all digital operations and creating best-in-class, process driven solution for their customers. Shajan is a data driven marketer, concentrating on curating digital experiences that generate loyalty, creating value and building results- driven, long term solutions. Shajan is a father of 2 girls and an avid Atlanta United fan.
Justin Wenokur - Digital Strategy Director
Justin Wenokur presently serves as the Director of Digital Strategy for Cox Media Group Local Solutions. Justin obsesses over the best ways to get his customers to the results they desire using the latest in greatest in the world of digital marketing services. Sitting across from customers and solving problems tend to be the highlights of his day. As part of this role, he is able to travel the country in support of all of our local television and radio stations to ensure that they get access to all of those strategies and are able to extend them to their customers.
Prior to working on CMG, Justin was the Vice President of Growth for a large digital agency in Dallas, TX and was responsible for growing his customer's revenues while also growing agency revenue. During that time he received honors like AD2's top 32 under 32 and ANA's Rising Stars in marketing award. His wife Sarah, along with their children Cade and Chloe all live in Dallas.