Michelle Robinson Harper
General Manager of Cox Media Group’s WHBQ-TV FOX13 in Memphis, Tennessee
Michelle Robinson Harper is a broadcast media leader with more than 37 years of experience in the Southeast. She is a native North Carolinian and is excited to be returning to the Tar Heel State and the Queen City. For the past three years, Michelle has served as General Manager of Cox Media Group’s WHBQ-TV FOX13 in Memphis, Tennessee. Prior to that, Michelle was Corporate Vice President of Sales for Cox Media Group in Atlanta. Previously, she was the general sales manager at Cox’s Charlotte television stations WSOC-TV and WAXNTV. She has also served in management and sales with the ABC Owned Television Stations, Capitol Broadcasting, Sinclair Broadcasting, Pappas Telecasting and the Seltel National Rep Firm. Michelle received a BA in Radio, TV and Motion Pictures from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1985. She is a graduate of the NAB Leadership Foundation’s Broadcast Leadership Training program. Michelle has been active in a number of advertising, media and service organizations, including the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters, the National Association of Black Journalists, Cox’s Executive DE&I Council, and the Charlotte Chapter of the American Women in Radio and Television, the South Charlotte Chapter of Jack and Jill, and the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis.