Jim Kennedy Net Worth
Jim Kennedy New Worth: Jim Kennedy is an American media executive who has a net worth of $8.2 billion dollars. Jim Kennedy is the chairman of Cox Enterprises, a media conglomerate founded by his grandfather, James M. Cox. He began his career with Cox Enterprises in 1972, working a variety of media roles throughout his career within Cox Enterprises. He started out at Cox Newspapers where he worked as a production assistant, reporter, copy editor, advertising salesman, business manager and executive vice president/manager in Atlanta, Georgia. After a stint in Grand Junction, Colorado as president of Grand Junction Newspapers, Inc., he returned to Atlanta in 1986 and was named executive vice president of Cox Enterprises. James Kennedy has also remained closely connected to his alma mater, the University of Denver, even serving as a member of DU's Board of Trustees. In 2008, James C. Kennedy gave The University of Denver a $10 million gift to create the James C. Kennedy Institute for Educational Success in the Morgridge College of Education. The purpose of this institute is to identify innovative and cost-effective ways for promoting and sustaining educational access (and success) of vulnerable children. His other philanthropic efforts range from serving as Chairman of the Colorado Division of Wildlife Commission to a former position as president of Wetlands America Trust, Inc.