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Where to Hear B98.5!

There are several ways you can take us with you wherever you go:

1) Stream and listen to B98.5 online for free, Click the "Listen Live" button at the top of the site. 

2) Get the B98.5 App! available for iOS or Android smartphones

3) Listen to B98.5 on iHeartRadio and TuneIn

Our Internship Program

ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM: 

 

Requirements for the Cox Media Group - Atlanta Radio Internship Program: 

Complete Internship Application 

300 word essay on why student seeks internship with one of the four Atlanta Cox Media Group radio stations 

Secure and submit evaluation completed by an instructor or advisor 

All prospective interns must be junior or senior level students currently enrolled at an accredited college or university. 

Students with a GPA of at least 3.0 will be given first consideration; it is preferred that students have a 3.5 GPA or higher in their major. 

 

HOW DO I APPLY? 

 

View the application and instructions. Note, this is a Adobe Acrobat file. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: 

 

When does the internship start?: Summer interns generally start in June. Fall interns begin in September. Winter interns start in January and Spring interns begin in March. 

 

Do you offer fall internships?: Yes, occasionally. But we don't encourage students to take a semester off from school to complete a fall internship. 

 

What is the pay?: Interns work a maximum 20 hours per week and earn minimum wage. 

 

What about housing?: Interns are responsible for locating their own housing. 

 

Do I need a car?: No. However, interns are responsible for their own transportation. 

 

Who will be my supervisor?: Each intern will be assigned a supervisor in the department to which they are assigned to work. That person will be responsible for the intern's work schedule, assignments and final performance evaluations. 

ABOUT COX MEDIA GROUP 

 

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 59 radio stations, seven daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com. Cox Media Group offers a range of internship opportunities for students interested in broadcasting and business administration. There are a variety of placement areas for students with course work in accounting, finance, news, production, programming, promotion, sales, and sales operation.

Take a Tour

Come take a Behind the Scenes Tour of Cox Radio Atlanta where we work together as a team with Radio, TV, AJC and Social Media to get the News out to our listeners and viewers faster than anyone else. Go through our Radio Newsroom, News 95.5FM, AM 750 WSB, 97.1 The River Classic Hits, KISS 104.1 FM Best R&B, X107.1 FM Alternative Pop, B98.5 FM 80s, 90s and Now. See where artists record in our new recording studio and visit The Captain Herb Triple Team Traffic Center. You will also tour our #1 News Station, channel 2. Go through the Newsroom, Live News Studio, Severe Weather Center, Lottery and Production Studios. 

 

This is a one hour walking tour. YOU MUST HAVE A CONFIRMED RESERVATION 

 

Please contact: Kathy Arndt, Tour Director at 404-897-7369 

 

Tour Rates: $15.00 for Adults 

$10.00 for Youth up to 17 years of age 

 

Private Tours are available upon request at an additional fee. 

 

Parking is free, the building is handicap accessible. We look forward to your visit at Cox Radio Atlanta and WSB-TV!

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Directions to B98.5

B98.5 is housed in a constantly evolving, state-of-the art facility in midtown Atlanta that opened in 1999.

Our address is: 1601 W. Peachtree St., N.E. Atlanta, Georgia 30309. 

Hours of operation for the phone line is 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Guests can contact security officers at the station's gate during non-business hours via a telecom placed at the gate. 

The building is accessible from the major interstates that run through the metro area. 

To get to the building: 

From the Northeast(I-85): Take I-85 south to the 10th/14th/17th Street exit. Then follow the signs onto the 17th Street exit. At the traffic light, turn Left on the 17th Street bridge. Go to the second traffic light and turn left on West Peachtree Street. Move to the right lane of West Peachtree, which dead ends at a traffic light before crossing Peachtree Street. Turn left on Peachtree Street and move to the far right lane. As you drive past a gas station, make a slight right and drive through the intersection. You will see the silver and blue WSB Radio and Television sign, which is at the corner of West Peachtree and Beverly streets. The visitor parking lot entrance is the first gate on the left side of the building. 

From the Northwest(I-75): Take I-75 south to the 10th/14th/16th Street exit. Then follow the signs to 14th Street exit. Turn left and go through one traffic light(Spring St) before turning left again on West Peachtree Street. Move to the right lane of West Peachtree, which dead ends at a traffic light before merging onto Peachtree Street. Merge on Peachtree Street and move to the far right lane. As you drive past a gas station, make a slight right and drive through the intersection. You will see the silver and blue WSB Radio and Television sign, which is at the corner of West Peachtree and Beverly streets. The visitor parking lot entrance is the first gate on the left side of the building. 

From the South: Take I-75 or I-85 north to the 17th Street exit and turn right on 17th Street. Go through one traffic light(Spring St.) before turning left on West Peachtree Street. Move to the right lane of West Peachtree, which dead ends at a traffic light before merging onto Peachtree Street. Merge on Peachtree Street and move to the far right lane. As you drive past a gas station, make a slight right and drive through the intersection. You will see the silver and blue WSB Radio and Television sign, which is at the corner of West Peachtree and Beverly streets. The visitor parking lot entrance is the first gate on the left side of the building. 

From the East: Take I-20 west to the I-75/I-85 north exit. Proceed north on I-75/I-85 to the 17th Street exit and turn right on 17th Street. Go through one traffic light(Spring St) before turning left on West Peachtree Street. Move to the right lane of West Peachtree, which dead ends at a traffic light before merging onto Peachtree Street. Merge on Peachtree Street and move to the far right lane. As you drive past a gas station, make a slight right and drive through the intersection. You will see the silver and blue WSB Radio and Television sign, which is at the corner of West Peachtree and Beverly streets. The visitor parking lot entrance is the first gate on the left side of the building. 

From the West: Take I-20 east to I-75/I-85 north exit. Proceed north on I-75/I-85 to the 17th Street exit and turn right on 17th Street. Go through one traffic light(Spring St) before turning left on West Peachtree Street. Move to the right lane of West Peachtree, which dead ends at a traffic light before merging onto Peachtree Street. Merge on Peachtree Street and move to the far right lane. As you drive past a gas station, make a slight right and drive through the intersection. You will see the silver and blue WSB Radio and Television sign, which is at the corner of West Peachtree and Beverly streets. The visitor parking lot entrance is the first gate on the left side of the building.

Our Internship Program

About the Internship Program:

Requirements for the Cox Media Group - Atlanta Radio Internship Program:

  • Complete Internship Application
  • 300 word essay on why student seeks internship with one of the four Atlanta Cox Media Group radio stations
  • Secure and submit evaluation completed by an instructor or advisor
  • All prospective interns must be junior or senior level students currently enrolled at an accredited college or university.
  • Students with a GPA of at least 3.0 will be given first consideration; it is preferred that students have a 3.5 GPA or higher in their major.
How Do I Apply?

View the application and instructions. Note, this is a Adobe Acrobat file.

Frequently Asked Questions:

When does the internship start?: Summer interns generally start in June. Fall interns begin in September. Winter interns start in January and Spring interns begin in March. Do you offer fall internships?: Yes, occasionally. But we don't encourage students to take a semester off from school to complete a fall internship.What is the pay?: Interns work a maximum 20 hours per week and earn minimum wage.What about housing?: Interns are responsible for locating their own housing. Do I need a car?: No. However, interns are responsible for their own transportation. Who will be my supervisor?: Each intern will be assigned a supervisor in the department to which they are assigned to work. That person will be responsible for the intern's work schedule, assignments and final performance evaluations. 

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps.  Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings.  The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 59 radio stations, seven daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.  CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.  Cox Media Group offers a range of internship opportunities for students interested in broadcasting and business administration. There are a variety of placement areas for students with course work in accounting, finance, news, production, programming, promotion, sales, and sales operation.

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