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CityU Announces new Director of Career Connections
City University of Seattle is pleased to announce the hiring of Kathy Cox as its new Director of Career Connections. This is a new position for Kathy and CityU.
This position underscores CityU’s committed to professional training and lifelong learning and is excited to offer its students more opportunities through this office.
Kathy brings fresh ideas and executive experience to help companies and professionals succeed in the workforce today. With over two decades of marketing management experience, and as the founder and chief executive of two Internet companies, Kathy has established herself as a consummate professional who develops strategies to meet bottom-line objectives.
Kathy’s career started on the agency side with SCC&B: Lintas and Admarketing, where she managed premier client accounts and helped launch seven innovative TV subscription services. After her agency work, Kathy moved to the client side as a marketing executive at Viacom, Times Mirror, and TCI Cablevision, just to name a few. She won several cable industry awards and was the president of the Bay Area Cable Cooperative. Upon moving to the Pacific Northwest she negotiated the Seattle Mariners’ first cable television contract and launched NorthWest Cable News (NWCN). As head of marketing, she helped make NWCN the highest rated regional cable news network in the country.
Aside from her success in marketing, Kathy has also succeeded as an Internet entrepreneur. She founded FilmPix, which was ultimately acquired by Hollywood.com, a movie information service; and ParentOrganizer, an online communications tool used by schools and community organizations to inform and interact with families.
Now, Kathy is sharing the knowledge she has gained over the years and is sharing it in the classroom at City University of Seattle and Bellevue College as an adjunct faculty member. She also mentors the Enactus team at the City University of Seattle as a Sam Walton Fellow. To learn more about Enactus please go here.
Kathy graduated cum laude in broadcast journalism and political science from Ohio State University and received her MBA from Pepperdine University. She has held leadership positions in the Puget Sound Chapter of the American Marketing Association, including President. In her new role as Director of Career Communications, Kathy will be responsible for:
- Advising CityU Enactus team.
- Developing and expansion CityU’s Internship program.
- Developing a new entrepreneurship program and establishing an Entrepreneur Center at City University of Seattle.
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