Cox Media Group Hires New Senior Director Of Human Resources

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

Cox Media Group has named a new senior director of human resources.

Ashley Peterson will support the company’s corporate clients in addition to Rare, Cox’s online news aggregator and CMG’s Washington D.C. bureau.

“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,” said CMG’s chief human resources officer, Karen Bennett.


Previously, Peterson acted as group vice president of human resources management for Discovery Communications. She oversaw numerous high-profile organizational changes, hired and secured contracts for top industry talent, and became an advisor to key clients, serving on the senior management teams for both Discovery Channel and TLC

Peterson will be based in her hometown of Atlanta.