INDIANAPOLIS –Jasher Cox, Former Director of Communications at the Southwestern Athletic Conference, has joined the Horizon League staff as Assistant Commissioner of Communications and Broadcasting.
Cox will oversee the communications staff as well as the creation and deployment of all Horizon League content. He will serve as the primary liaison to all broadcasting partners ensuring contract fulfillment and will provide broadcast oversight and quality control management.
During his time at the SWAC, Cox managed all aspects of the SWAC Digital Network in addition to being the main communications contact for men’s basketball, football and golf. He managed the entire media relations department, volunteers while also maintaining the official SWAC website and sponsorship packages.
Prior to his role at the SWAC, Cox was the Athletics Communications Assistant at Alabama State University where he served in three different roles. Cox was the primary communications contact for men’s basketball, soccer and softball. While at ASU he launched all of the University’s athletic social media platforms and initiated effective social media tactics for coaches and student-athletes within the programs.
Early in his career, Cox was a photojournalist and sports producer for CBS 8 WAKA as well as a Media Relations Associate for the Montgomery Biscuits. At CBS 8 WAKA, Cox covered local sports along with the SEC news and was the producer of the evening newscast. He covered annual SEC Football Media Days as well as the 2005 Sugar Bowl and 2008 FBS National Championship.
Cox started in the Horizon League office on Nov. 21.