It was a half-dozen wins for Cox Media Group Houston at the 2017 Media Alliance of Houston Star Awards Gala on February 9, 2017. The Star Awards recognize outstanding industry professionals while supporting the continuous education of media students. The award winners were: Laura Filippone, Market Rock Star; Judy Lakin, Director of Sales of the Year; Johnny Chiang, Operations Manager of the Year; Rachel Porter, Digital Sales Professional of the Year; Suzi Hanks, Local Community Affairs Director of the Year; and, Mark Krieschen, Market Manager of the Year. CMG had a total of 12 nominees in the 28 categories.
CMG Houston VP and Market Manager Mark Krieschen said, “There’s a lot of great talent in the Houston media community. For Cox Media Group to have so many nominees, in so many categories is a reflection of the quality of people we have working for our company. It’s rewarding to see our talented folks recognized by their peers.”