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Mo Ivory is the Director of Political-Community Outreach for CBS Radio Atlanta and host of “The Mo Ivory Show” on News/Talk 1380 WAOK. She is responsible for establishing and developing community outreach partners and sponsors for CBS Radio in order to plan, implement and support strategic corporate goals in the areas of social marketing, cause marketing and strategic philanthropy. She is also responsible for political outreach during election cycles including campaign and issue sales, business development and implementation of digital and social media strategies in order to provide timely, informative and relevant information and content on CBS Radio stations.
Ms. Ivory comes to this position with a range of career experiences and skill sets having worked for major corporations such as Turner Broadcasting, SunTrust Bank, Cisco Systems and Warner Music Group. As Chief of Staff to the Executive Vice President of Warner Music Group, she implemented corporate community initiatives and served on the principal organizing committee for the “Jay-Z and Friends Charity Concert” held on September 11, 2009 at Madison Square Garden which resulted in raising over $1 million for the New York City Fire and Police Widow’s Fund.
Additionally, Ms. Ivory worked on major political campaigns including Obama For America 2008, Jim Martin for Senate and Kasim Reed for Mayor of Atlanta. Many of the voting advocacy and fundraising programs she implemented while on the campaign trail have received national news coverage from CNN, MTV, ABC and BET.
Prior to working in politics, Ms. Ivory was President and General Counsel of Ivory Properties, a boutique real estate construction and development firm she founded in 2002. Ms. Ivory is a licensed attorney in multiple states and practiced as an entertainment and technology attorney from 1994-2002. She also hosted a talk show on CBS Radio WPHT and co-hosted the morning show on WPHI 103.9 in Philadelphia, PA.
Ms. Ivory is a graduate of Spelman College with a degree in Political Science and earned her law degree from Temple University School of Law. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and numerous other service organizations. Ms. Ivory sits on the board of St. Jude’s Recovery Center and the Atlanta Dogwood Festival. She grew up in New York City and now resides in Atlanta, GA with her daughter.
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NBA player Jason Collins revealed he is homosexual, making him the first openly gay player in one of the four major U.S. pro sports leagues. Was this decision done for personal or business purposes? Was he [...]
On Saturday, Mo attended Wilcox County High School’s first integrated prom. Black and white students banded together to end the tradition of separate white and black proms and put together the first ever integrated prom. [...]
He didn’t send his wife, First Lady Sandra Deal, to tell the group of interracial kids from Wilcox County High School how proud of them they were for putting on the school’s first integrated prom. [...]
Dear Shawn Carter, Can’t seem to stay out the news lately, huh? A trip to Cuba with arguably the most popular female artist of the moment – your wife, Beyonce. A fiery, musical retort to [...]
Its Free your mind friday and what a open conversaion it was. We talked about guns, immigration, Atlanta politics and of course the Boston bomber. Have a great weeked and talk to you on monday! [...]
In a 54-46 vote, the Senate rejected the legislation to require background checks on gun sales at show and on the internet. President Obama was visibly dismayed about the vote during his press conference where [...]
A group of bipartisan Senators have formally filed a immigration bill on the Senate floor early Wednesday, setting the stage for months of public debate over the bill. The bill would prevent undocumented immigrants from [...]
I have not sobbed in such a manner before a television since September 11, 2001. I was that affected by the “Iyanla: Fix My Life” interview with DMX. When my daughter was a baby, we [...]
Just a few hours after the horrific bombing in Boston, conservative columnist Erik Rush tweeted: “Everybody do the National Security Ankle Grab! Let’s bring more Saudis in without screening them! C’mon! #bostonmarathon“ Of course people [...]