Jocelyn Dorsey

Jocelyn Dorsey

 

Ms. Dorsey is a Director of Editorials & Public Affairs at Channel 2 – a position she has held since 1983. She was the first African-American anchor of Channel 2 as well as the general Atlanta market.  She supervises the selection, creation, and marketing efforts for all special events and community outreach programs for the Family 2 Family Project on WSB-TV; additionally, she is a producer, writer, editor, and narrator for various non-profit organization videos. She is also an Executive Producer and regular contributor to People 2 People, a weekly public affairs program on Channel 2.

In the course of her career with WSB-TV, Ms. Dorsey has received numerous awards and recognitions including Southeast Regional EMMYS for Editorial Excellence, honored as the first African-American inducted into the Southeast Region NATAS Silver Circle, recognized as the first woman and African-American to receive the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Broadcaster’s Citizen of the Year Award, and others.  She is actively involved in several Board and Advisory positions, including serving as The Children’s Restoration Network Advisory Board Chair, Hands On Atlanta Advisory Council, All About Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board, and others.