Mary CoxProducing, Reporting & Digital Specialist
Mary Cox teaches news teams how to engage their audience through compelling storytelling, strong writing skills, and impeccable production.
Her workshops teach producers, reporters, and anchors how to identify appealing stories that can be conveyed clearly and concisely across all platforms.
Mary joined 602 Communications after more than twenty years’ experience as a news manager, producer, and reporter in some of the nation’s top newsrooms. As a news director, Mary created a successful newsroom at KNXV, the ABC affiliate in Phoenix. She oversaw day-to-day news operations at WSB in Atlanta as assistant news director and at KSAZ in Phoenix as executive producer. She also produced newscasts at WCCO in Minneapolis.
Mary worked as director of client services for Convergent Communications Consultants, where she tracked trends in television newsrooms and recruited top news managers, producers and on-air talent. Mary earned a master’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Iowa State University, with a BA from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri.Mary currently teaches digital journalism classes in the School of Communications at Webster University in St. Louis.