Amy Quinn is a Director of Public Relations for Atlanta-based Cox Communications, the third-largest US cable operator.
With the company’s aggressive investment in its broadband network, including its plans to launch gigabit internet service to residential customers, Quinn is responsible for driving positive awareness of Cox’s high-speed internet, wi-fi and home automation services through integrated public relations strategies, community engagement and public affairs. She also has responsibility for executive visibility and serves as strategic counsel to Cox’s senior leadership team.
Quinn leads Cox’s partnership with Connect2Compete, the national K-12 broadband adoption program and Cox’s signature Corporate Social Responsibility initiative. Since 2012, nearly 100,000 low-income Americans have been connected to Internet service as a result of the program, most for the first time.
Prior to joining Cox’s corporate communications team in May 2012, she served as Regional Director of Public Relations for the company’s Northeast Region. Prior to joining Cox in 2005, Quinn worked at PR agencies in Philadelphia and Providence, RI.
Quinn is a member of the Corporate Advisory Board for EveryoneON, Connect2Compete’s parent organization. She has served as a Trustee for the Visiting Nurse Association of Rhode Island and a member of the Board of Directors for the Providence Children’s Museum.
She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, Women in Cable Telecommunications and the Association of Cable Communicators.
Quinn earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in History and Political Science from St. Joseph’s University where she also minored in Women’s Studies. She was co-captain of the Women’s Cross-Country and Indoor and Outdoor Track teams and is an Atlantic 10 Indoor Track Conference Champion. Quinn has completed dozens of 10K road races and three half-marathons. She recently hung up her racing shoes, and is focused on improving her downward dog!
She resides in Atlanta with her husband and three young daughters.