Cox Communications Ranked Best Company for Women in Cable
Cox Receives Best Operator Accolade from WICT for Seventh Consecutive Year
ATLANTA – Cox Communications has been recognized as the Best Operator for Women in Cable by Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) for the seventh consecutive year.
The WICT Forerunner Accolade is awarded to one distinguished operator and programmer each year, based on the results of the seventh annual WICT PAR Initiative conducted in collaboration with Working Mother Media. PAR examines and ranks participating companies in the cable telecommunications industry according to three criteria: pay equity, advancement opportunities and resources for work/life support.
“WICT’s PAR Initiative identified impressive gains for women in several areas and Cox continues to place high value on diverse hiring and development as it seeks to acquire and retain the best talent in the industry,” said Mae Douglas, executive vice president and chief people officer. “The information in the report is crucial for monitoring the progress of gender diversity at Cox and the industry at large – we are proud of the fact that we’ve been ranked at the top each year.”
The complete 2009 PAR Initiative Executive Report can be found at www.wictparinitiative.org.
For thirty years, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has partnered with cable and telecommunications leaders to provide leadership programs and services, and create professional advancement opportunities for women. With over 7,800 members, WICT is the oldest and largest professional association serving women in the cable and telecommunications industry. Comcast, Rainbow, Time Warner Cable and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. are WICT’s 2009 Strategic Partners. Please visit www.wict.org for more information.
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 6.2 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 Communications wholly owns and operates Travel Channel. Cox is known for pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For six years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunication; for four 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.
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