WICT Names Jennifer Hightower 2012 “Woman to Watch”

ATLANTA – Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) recently announced that Cox’s Jennifer Hightower, senior vice president of law and policy will be honored as a 2012 Woman to Watch recipient.

The Woman to Watch Award is given to women in cable who show tremendous promise for transforming the industry through their professional accomplishments.  The honorees have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills, as well as a strong dedication to the industry and their organization.

Hightower oversees Cox's compliance, legal operations, litigation, regulatory and corporate government affairs teams. As a 15-year Cox veteran, her vast experience and leadership is critical to guiding Cox through the cable environment. Hightower's efforts throughout her tenure at Cox have played an essential role in helping the company clear the requisite regulatory and political hurdles that have enabled Cox to cultivate innovation and grow as a company.

“Jennifer is an exceptional leader and trusted colleague, and fully deserves the WICT Woman to Watch Award this year,” said Mark Bowser, Cox’s chief financial officer. "Our industry has become increasingly competitive and our business priorities are evolving. Jennifer's vast experience is critical to guiding Cox through this changing environment."  

The 2012 Woman to Watch Award will be presented during the WICT Touchstones Luncheon on September 10, during the cable industry’s Diversity Week.


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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 more than 6 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 is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; for six 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/espanol y www.coxmedia.com.

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