Brett Fennell is joining Cox Media Group (CMG) as the company’s new senior vice president and chief financial officer. Fennell will be based at the company’s headquarters in Atlanta.

“Brett is a proven Cox leader and a perfect addition to CMG’s executive team,” said CMG president Bill Hoffman.

In his new role, Fennell will be responsible for all financial accounting and reporting, financial planning and analysis, financial systems and finance process improvement for CMG’s broadcasting, publishing and digital companies, as well as for Cox Reps and Cox Target Media.

“I’ve admired the strength of our media operations since joining Cox in 2002,” said Fennell. “This is an extremely exciting time at Cox Media Group, as we harness innovative technology to evolve our media superbrands into the digital future. I’m honored to join such a strong leadership team and help pave the future direction for our company.”

Fennell succeeds Charles Odom, who was promoted recently to vice president and treasurer for Cox Enterprises.