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Peterson joins Cox Media Group as senior director of human resources


Ashley Peterson is Cox Media Group’s new senior director of human resources at the company’s headquarters in Atlanta, Ga. In this role, Peterson supports all of CMG’s corporate client areas, in addition to Rare and CMG’s Washington D.C. News Bureau.

In appointing Peterson, Cox cited her expertise in such areas as organizational performance and succession, leadership development, recruitment and retention, large-scale change management, employee relations, driving creative output within an organization, and executive-level business partnerships.

“Ashley’s extensive background is comprised of full portfolio HR support, including HR centers of excellence (COE) and Business Partner teams,” said CMG’s Chief Human Resources Officer Karen Bennett. “She is a proven leader with the ability to influence executives to achieve strategic business objectives through the development and execution of a sound HR strategy. This, coupled with her experience in the media industry, makes her the perfect addition to our HR executive team and business partner to our corporate departments.”

Previously, Peterson was group vice president, human resources management for Discovery Communications.