Cristine Couldridge has been named General Manager and General Sales Manager of WXTX-TV, American Spirit Media's FOX affiliate in Columbus, Georgia. Couldridge was most recently in Midland, TX where she was General Sales Manager for KWES/KTLE/NWES, the NBC, Telemundo and CW affiliates since 2011.
Raycom Media Group Vice President Brad Streit stated, "Cristine is a competitive leader with a strategic vision. As a sales manager, she has exhibited strength in building relationships, both with clients and her staff." Raycom Media provides services to WXTX in Columbus.
Couldridge stated, "I am honored and excited to be joining the team at WXTX. My family and I are looking forward being a part of the Columbus, GA community."
Cristine is originally from New York City and started her media career on the buying side working for Ogilvy & Mather and Foote Cone & Belding. She moved to LA in 1992 and began her sales career in Palm Springs at a local radio station. In 2007, she became the Local Sales Manager for KESQ/KDFX/KCWQ, an ABC/Fox/CW combo in Palm Springs.
Cristine and her husband Tom have been married for 22 years and have 2 daughters aged 16 and 11.