August 16, 2018 – ATLANTA – Cox Media Group (CMG) today announced the promotion of Condace Pressley to director of community affairs. In her new role, Pressley will oversee community efforts across all media platforms, including WSB-TV, Atlanta Journal Constitution and CMG’s four Atlanta radio stations.
One of those efforts is the WSB-TV Family 2 Family project, the largest and most comprehensive public service campaign in Georgia. For more than 30 years, hundreds of charities and people have benefited from the exposure Family 2 Family has given to causes and issues including health, safety, education and quality of life in north Georgia. Other key community service efforts across CMG Atlanta’s platforms include the AJC Peachtree Road Race and the WSB Radio Care-A-Thon benefiting the Aflac Cancer Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
“Condace is well known in our community and stands perfectly positioned to build on the Cox Media Group tradition of service across all our platforms,” said Donna Hall, vice president of marketing, audience and newspaper operations in Atlanta. “She knows our past and present and stands ready to help as we build our future by integrating our community involvement across all our media properties. I’m so pleased to have her in this leadership role.”
Pressley started at CMG in 1986 as a radio news reporter and anchor for WSB. Most recently, she was manager of programming operations and community affairs for News 95.5 and AM750 WSB. She takes on this role as Jocelyn Dorsey, who served as director of community affairs since 1983, retired after 45 years of service.
“I’ve spent my career at CMG, and while many things have changed, being an active member of the community is something that’s always remained a constant,” said Pressley. “I’m proud to be part of a company that values the communities in which we live and serve, and I’m excited to bring together the many different initiatives taking place across our businesses to create a comprehensive and collaborative service program.”
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, four daily newspapers and more than 80 digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than two million newspaper readers and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.