Coles College of Business supports new Atlanta business show

Atlanta Business Chronicle BIZ will be a locally produced all-business TV show KENNESAW, Ga….

Georgia (Mar 3, 2014)Atlanta Business Chronicle BIZ will be a locally produced all-business TV show

KENNESAW, Ga.  (March 3, 2014) — Kennesaw State University’s Michael J. Coles College of Business will be the presenting sponsor of 11Alive’s new television show, Atlanta Business Chronicle BIZ. The weekly program, which debuts March 9, will air on Sundays at 11 a.m. on WXIA-TV 11Alive, and will be a locally produced all-business TV show for metro Atlanta.

“We are very excited to be the presenting sponsor of Atlanta Business Chronicle BIZ,” said Kathy Schwaig, dean of the Coles College. “We are engaged with the Atlanta business community and understand how important it is for them to have access to local business news, top leaders, analysis and trends.”

Chronicle broadcast editor and award-winning journalist Crystal Edmonson will serve as host, going behind the scenes with Atlanta CEOs, delivering relevant business data, and plugging in to the latest business happenings in and around metro Atlanta.

“Considering our local economy affects every aspect of our community, we need a reliable source that reports on trends, leadership and data points that impact our lives. Atlanta Business Chronicle BIZ will now provide that every week following Meet the Press,” said John Deushane, president and general manager of WXIA/WATL-TV.

Atlanta Business Chronicle BIZ will premiere on March 9 at 11 a.m. For more information, expanded interviews and additional financial information, visit

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The Michael J. Coles College of Business is the second-largest business school in Georgia, offering 12 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The College’s part-time MBA program was ranked first in the state among public institutions and 22nd in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek in its 2013 business school rankings and among the country’s top 50 programs by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Graduate Schools 2014.”




A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit