CobbCorp Team

Brian E. Cobb | Denis LeClair | Daniel B. Graves
 Jack Higgins | Jeanette Kuszlyk | Katie Betz

Brian E. Cobb is the President and principal shareholder of CobbCorp, a media merger and acquisition company representing clients in the television, radio and telecom segments of media.

Mr. Cobb has more than 35 years of experience in the broadcast industry as an owner, manager and broker, and was a principal and founder of Media Venture Partners before starting CobbCorp. Over the last 20 years, he has brokered more than $5 billion in radio and television properties, and has been involved in the brokerage of more television stations than any other individual broker in the industry. His brokerage background includes functioning as Vice President of Television with another firm for five years prior to founding Media Venture Partners.

Station Ownership
Media Venture Management
Media Venture Management owns WTXL-TV, the ABC television affiliate serving Tallahassee, FL and Thomasville, GA.

Station Management Experience
Executive Vice President & General Manager
General Electric Broadcasting
Denver, CO and Nashville, TN Mr. Cobb served as Executive Vice President of General Electric Broadcasting Company and General Manager of their AM/FM/TV combos in Denver and Nashville. He was the most often promoted manager during his term with General Electric Broadcasting.

Community Affairs
Mr. Cobb is active in charities that serve his local community.  Having been a founding member of the Naples Children and Education Foundation, he remains on its Board of Directors.  

Mr. Cobb has also served as Chairman and co-founder of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, which in its fifth year, had become the highest grossing wine auction in the world.  The annual weeklong event has also raised more than $30 million for local children's charities.  

Mr. Cobb was appointed by Governor Bush to serve as a trustee for Florida Gulf Coast University.  He is also a trustee of the Boys and Girls Club of Collier County.  Mr. Cobb was named "Man of the Year" by the editors of Gulfshore Life Magazine in 2001 and in 2004 was named “Philanthropist of the Year.”  Mr. Cobb is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, an honorary business fraternity.

Mr. Cobb has served on panels for many trade organizations, including the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE), and is a past President of the National Association of Media Brokers (NAMB).

More information on Mr. Cobb is available in Marquis Who’s Who.

Offices in New York City and Florida