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About James C. Kennedy

James C. Kennedy with dogJames C. Kennedy is chairman of privately-held Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media and automotive services company. He is the grandson of former Ohio Governor and presidential candidate James M. Cox, who founded the company in 1898.

Kennedy has been with Cox since 1972. He started as a production assistant with Atlanta newspapers, where he held various positions including reporter, copy editor, advertising salesman, business manager and executive vice president/general manager. In 1979, he was named president of Grand Junction (Colorado) Newspapers, Inc. and, a few months later, publisher of the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel. While at the Daily Sentinel, he served as Chairman of the Colorado Division of Wildlife Commission and was awarded Conservationist of the Year.

In 1985, Kennedy transferred back to Atlanta as vice president of Cox Newspapers, a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. He was named executive vice president of Cox Enterprises the following year, and in January 1988, Kennedy was named chairman and chief executive officer.

During Kennedy's tenure, Cox Enterprises has increased in annual revenues from $1.8 billion to $15 billion. Read More

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