Devon Chestnut

Title: Communications Manager

Credentials: APR, CPRC

Industry: Telecommunications

Company: Cox Communications

Company Address:
2410 SW 27th Avenue
Ocala, FL
United States of America

Phone: 352-337-2158

Cell Phone: 352-225-1533


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Devon Chestnut is the communications manager for Cox Communications, a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, internet, telephone and home security and automation services. Devon’s role includes managing Cox’s Southeast Region internal communications for an employee base of approximately 1,900, working within the states of Florida, Georgia and Louisiana. She also plays a pivotal role in several national company projects and initiatives. In addition, she supports the region’s community outreach efforts for Cox’s Ocala market.

Devon serves on several boards such as PACE Center for Girls, Leadership Ocala/Marion Board of Regents and as Vice President of Membership for the Florida Public Relations Associations State Executive Board. She is a graduate of Leadership Ocala/Marion Class 22 and Leadership Gainesville Class 37.

A native of Ocala, Florida, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications and earned her Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) in 2012 and Certified Public Relations Counselor (CPRC) credential in 2016.

Areas of Expertise

  1. Board Management
  2. Community Relations
  3. Electronic Communication

Highlights of Awards/Accomplishments

  • - FPRA 2018 Local Image Awards (Ocala Chapter) - Image Award, Internal Communications - 2015-2016 John S. Detweiler, Ed.D., APR, CPRC, Professional of the Year (Gainesville Chapter) - Association of Cable Communicators Beacon Award - Internal Communications - FPRA President's Award for Communication (Gainesville Chapter) - 2011 Cox Public Affairs Employee of the Year - Gainesville's 40 Under Forty - FPRA Local Image Awards (Gainesville Chapter) - Award of Distinction and Judges Award, Electronic Newsletter - 2009 Cox Public Affairs Employee of the Year - ESPN Good Sports Award

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