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Nexstar Media Group promotes Hart to VP and GM of broadcast and digital operations

December 2, 2021

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The following excerpt announcement was sent out by Nexstar Media Group:

Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. announced the promotion of David Hart to Vice President and General Manager of its broadcasting and digital operations in Savannah, Georgia, including WSAV-TV (NBC), WSAV-DT2 (CW), wsav.com, and their related digital and social media channels.

Mr. Hart will begin his duties immediately and report to Ron Romines, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager for Nexstar Media Inc.’s broadcasting division.

Mr. Hart is very familiar with Nexstar and its station group, having served since 2012 as the Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Columbus, Georgia, media businesses, where he oversaw WRBL-TV (CBS) and wrbl.com and was responsible for long-term strategy and all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Prior to leading WRBL-TV, Mr. Hart served as Director of Content for several media businesses in the Florence and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area, including WBTW-TV (CBS), The (Florence) Morning News, The Hartsville Messenger, The Lake City News and Post, The Marion Star & Mullins Enterprise and The (Hemingway) Weekly Observer newspapers, along with the regional web portal SCNOW.com.

Mr.  Hart has been deeply involved in the communities in which he has worked and lived throughout his career, serving most recently as Chairman of the Board for the Georgia Association of Broadcasters. In addition, during his time at WRBL-TV Mr. Hart served on the boards of the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society, and as Chairman of the 2016 American Heart Association Heart Walk. Mr. Hart   graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in radio, television, and film.

 

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