L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs



Pam Cox

Pam Cox

Senior Special Projects & Communications Manager

Scherer Hall Room 515 Phone: (804) 827-2168 Email: coxp3@vcu.edu


- Strategic Communications
- Media Relations
- Brand Marketing


M.A., Journalism and Public Affairs, American University
B.A., Mass Media Arts, Hampton University


Pamela Cox is a communications professional with experience in public relations, crisis communications, social and digital communications, brand marketing, and broadcast television news. She is skilled in executive communications and media training for executives, and is a certified Black Belt in Six Sigma. Cox has more than 20 years of experience in television news serving as a producer, executive producer, and managing editor. She has 15 years of experience in public relations in both higher education and in the healthcare industry. Before joining the Wilder School, Cox was the Chief of Staff to the President and Associate Vice President of University Relations at Virginia Union University. In 2021, she lead the University Relations team to win two Silver Telly Awards for video production and special events.
Ms. Cox earned a bachelor's degree in Mass Media Arts from Hampton University (VA) and a master's degree in journalism and public affairs from American University (DC).