Dianne Earley Named Vice President of Cox Media Virginia

Jun 04, 2010, 06:00 ET from Cox Communications

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Dianne Earley has been appointed as the Vice President of Cox Media Virginia, Cox's full-service advertising division. She reports from the company's Northern Virginia offices in Herndon. 

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Gary McCollum, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cox Virginia said, "Dianne is a dynamic and strategic thinker, who understands new media as well as traditional media environments. As one of the largest advertising sales operations within the company, Cox Media can provider advertising solutions that reach audiences across the commonwealth."

Earley has more than twenty five years of media sales and sales management experience in radio, broadcast and cable television. She joined Cox Media in 2004 as Corporate Vice President of National Sales in Atlanta. In 2006, she was selected to lead Cox Media operations in Northern Virginia (Fairfax and Fredericksburg). Earley previously held positions with ABC Radio, Jefferson-Pilot Broadcasting, Gannett Broadcasting, and Comcast Cable.

The Cox Media services Earley will leverage to meet customer needs include:

  • Television, Online, Mobile and Interactive Advertising
  • Services such as Political Advertising, Marketing, Production, and Sports Services
  • OnDemand Video/movie services (such as streaming Internet or pay-per-view television offerings)

Earley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Radio-TV-Film from the Northwestern University School of Communications.  She is a 2007 graduate of the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications Executive Leadership Development Program at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, and is a 2009 Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Class XIX fellow.   She serves as President of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of NAMIC, is a member of Women in Cable and Telecommunications, and serves on the Board of Visitors of the John H. Johnson School of Communications at Howard University.

For more information, contact Felicia Blow at 757-222-8432 or felicia.blow@cox.com.

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and wireless services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves more than 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; for five years, Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity, and the company holds a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.

SOURCE Cox Communications