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Cox Media Group Overview

Atlanta, GA
10000+ employees
Company - Private
News Outlet
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising ... Read more

Mission: Build the Future of Media

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  • We are proud to build the future of media with the next generation of media pros! Checkout our summer interns who recently wrapped up their summer internship experience with us.

  • From life-long friends to a growing family, Evann Lee shares her personal career story at Cox Media Group as an Account Executive.

    One Team with One Goal to Escape! - Life At Cox - Medium

    When most people think of the word family, what often comes to mind are blood relatives. However for Cox employees, their team is like family. Hear Evann's story about about how she enjoys working with her team.

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Cox Media Group – Why Work For Us?

Are you passionate about your career? At Cox Media Group, a division of Cox Enterprises, every team member has a vital role to play in our company’s success story. Team members are our most valuable resource and that’s why we hire the best and brightest.

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

At Cox Media Group, our employees inform, inspire, entertain and improve the communities we serve.

We’re a collaborative group, and do our work with speed, passion and courage. Our employees are our most valuable resource. We hire the best and brightest, which helps our Superbrands compete and win in each market we serve. We create an innovative environment that encourages entrepreneurship, nurtures personal development and builds on your unique talents.

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At Cox Media Group, We Believe in Improving the Communities We Serve. Our Superbrands regularly contribute financial and in-kind support to local nonprofit partners and our employees offer countless volunteer hours.

Stuff The Bus

WSB-TV hosts a month-long drive to fill a bus with school supplies for homeless children across metro Atlanta.

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Pathfinder High School Scholarship

The Palm Beach Post has awarded more than $2.5 million in scholarship money to high school achievers in Palm Beach and Martin counties.

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Austin Kids Learn to Swim

More than 12,000 Central Texas children have learned to swim through the Austin American-Statesman’s Swim Safe initiative.

How We Help Save Our Rivers

At Cox, we are committed to being good stewards of the environment and have long engaged in eco-friendly practices. Our employees regularly conduct river cleanup projects across the country.

CMG Digital Talent Program

Cox Media Group launched the Digital Talent Program to recruit the next generation of diverse media professionals.

This highly competitive, one-year position is available to recent college or graduate school students who are eligible to work in the United States. Our Digital Talent Program participants have demonstrated superior academic achievement, they are committed to a career in media and show promise as a digital leader.

This is not an internship. Once on board, our Digital Talent Program participants earn a competitive salary and tackle challenging projects at CMG companies. Selected program participants will work at various CMG locations beginning in early June 2016 and must be open to relocation. Upon completion of the program, participants may be eligible for continued employment at the host location or they may be eligible to apply for full-time employment at other Cox Entities.

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    "Great people and caring corporate culture"

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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Seattle, WA
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    I have been with KIRO7 and Cox Media Group for a little over a year as an Account Executive. I love the fast pace and every day is different. The work is challenging but you are rewarded generously. The people I work with are truly the best and everyone in the building is friendly and helpful. Also, it is a lot of fun to work in a news organization. In the past year, KIRO7 has been top in the ratings for the local news, so we must be doing something right! The parent company, Cox Media Group, provides extensive training and support for TV and Digital sales. We have a full range of media solutions, not just TV, so we are very competitive in the media landscape.


    Meetings. But who doesn't complain about meetings!

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    Manage to each individual salesperson's strengths.

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Cox Media Group Interviews



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    I applied online. I interviewed at Cox Media Group (Atlanta, GA) in August 2016.


    I originally applied online their talent portal. After a few days, I received an email and then follow up call from their recruiter. She did a detailed phone screen and sent it the hiring manager. The recruiter set up a phone interview which involved asking a lot of technical questions. Did a coding exercise online using a collaborative coding environment. I was then asked to come to a face-to-face interview. Face to face interview as a panel that lasted a few hours, and included an interview with the Architect, Other Software Engineers, and some members of the management team. Did a few whtieboarding questions, and had a culture screening to check that out.

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