Jocelyn Dorsey, the first African-American anchor in Atlanta broadcasting, is retiring from Channel 2 Action News after 45 years at the station.
For her first 10 years, she worked as an anchor/reporter/producer and assignment editor . For the last 35 years, she has been Director of Editorials and Public Affairs and has remained an on-air presence as executive producer and regular contributor to "People 2 People," a weekly half-hour public affairs program.
She was inducted in 2016 to the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
Dorsey will retire sometime this summer.
"There are many things that just naturally go together and you can’t think of one without thinking of the other: peanut butter and jelly, Simon and Garfunkel, Jocelyn Dorsey and WSB," wrote Donna Hall, vice president for marketing and radio operations, in a memo last week to staff. "Jocelyn has been part of WSB’s fabric and success for 45 years. Jocelyn has positively impacted our company in those 45 years and has given so much not just to CMG and WSB but also to our community and countless individuals."
Channel 2 Action News and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution are both part of Cox Media Group.
who was let go from CBS46 in January after three years as general manager, has found a new job as general manager in Colorado Springs overseeing KRDO (ABC), KRDO-AM-FM and KTLO (Telemundo).