ATLANTA – March 13, 2018 – Cox Media Group has named Michelle Miguelez VP of Communications and Public Affairs, effective immediately. In her new role, Miguelez will create proactive communications strategies that align with business objectives and engage employees, further strengthening CMG’s role as an Employer of Choice.
“I could not be more thrilled for Michelle to join our team,” said Mary Ellen Marcilliat-Falkner, SVP and Chief HR Officer. “She brings a wealth of experience and has a genuine passion for aligning employees with a company’s vision. Michelle joins CMG at an exciting time as we focus on strategically realigning our businesses, innovating for the future, and leveraging local scale in the markets we serve.”
Prior to joining CMG, Miguelez served as Director of Corporate Communication for Georgia Power, leading internal and external communications for the company. In that role, she developed strategic communication programs to support business units across the company, including customer service, marketing and sales, diversity and inclusion, legislative affairs, and environmental resources. Additionally, Miguelez implemented comprehensive executive communication plans that established an authentic “voice” for senior leadership and fostered a transparent and engaging employee culture. She also represented Georgia Power on the board of the Latin America Association.
Miguelez’ communications experience includes positions of increasing responsibility with the Burger King brand, where she worked in the global communication, customer service and diversity and inclusion departments throughout her 13-year tenure.
“I am very excited and honored to be part of the CMG team,” Miguelez said. “I look forward to creating fresh, authentic content that stands out in today’s ever-evolving communication landscape and resonates with audiences in a meaningful way.”
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, seven daily newspapers and nine non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and Diehards. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. 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 newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.