Cox Enterprises is the successor to the publishing company founded in Dayton, Ohio, by James Middleton Cox, who began with the Dayton Daily News. The company is private, 98% controlled by the octogenarian daughters of Cox, Barbara Cox Anthony and Anne Cox Chambers, two of the richest women in America, worth $10.3 billion each according to Forbes Magazine. The CEO is Anthony's son, James C. Kennedy.

The company, now headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, continues to publish the Dayton Daily News as well as the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and fifteen other daily newspapers. It also publishes thirty non-daily papers, including The Western Star, Ohio's oldest weekly newspaper. The company owns fifteen television stations including flagship station WSB-TV in Atlanta, 81 radio stations including WSB-AM, and a large cable television enterprise.


Cox TelevisionEdit

There are fifteen television stations in the Cox Television division.

  • Note: ** -- indicates a station built and signed on by Cox.
Current DMA# Market Station Owned Since Current Affiliation
5. Oakland - San Francisco - San Jose KTVU 2 1969 Fox
KICU-TV 36 2000 Independent
9. Atlanta WSB-TV 2** 1948 ABC
14. Seattle - Tacoma KIRO-TV 7 1997 CBS
19. Orlando - Daytona Beach WFTV 9 1985 ABC
WRDQ 27 2000 Independent
22. Pittsburgh WPXI 11 1981 NBC
26. Charlotte WSOC-TV 9 1959 ABC
WAXN 64 2000 Independent
59. Dayton, Ohio WHIO-TV 7** 1949 CBS
98. Johnstown, Pennsylvania WJAC-TV 6 2000 NBC
99. El Paso, Texas KFOX-TV 14 1996 Fox
112. Reno, Nevada KRXI 11 1995 Fox
KAME 21 LMA MyNetworkTV
155. Steubenville, OH - Wheeling, W.V. WTOV-TV 9 2000 NBC

Cox earns 10 percent of revenue generated by WPGH-TV in Pittsburgh as part of a local marketing agreement.

KAME is under local marketing agreement with KRXI.

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