Cox Communications recently announced that Al Wiegert has been named vice president of Cox Media for Virginia. Wiegert will be responsible for leading Cox Media operations, providing local advertising solutions to small and medium businesses in the Hampton Roads, Virginia market.
Wiegert joins Cox Media after 14 years with Comcast Spotlight where he most recently served as the director of local sales for Spotlight’s Portland, Oregon office. Prior to that role he was local sales manager in Spotlight’s Atlanta, Georgia office from 2003 to 2011. Prior to his experience in the telecommunications field, Wiegert spent nearly a decade in leadership positions in the automotive industry with Toyota and Subaru.
“Al's 20+ years of automotive and multi-screen customer focused sales leadership will be of tremendous benefit for the Virginia Team and our clients,” says Sharon Fanto, group vice president, Cox Media.
Wiegert attended Michigan State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising.
He will be based at the Hampton Roads headquarters in Chesapeake.