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David Burt


First Vice-Chair

David Burt is Station Manager for Boston City TV and Boston Kids and Family TV in Boston, Massachusetts. He began his television career as at WPXT in Portland, Maine, working in engineering, master control, production, promotions. He helped create Maine’s first Fox Television Network affiliate, FOX51. In 1991, Burt was appointed Station Promotion Director, where he directed all on-air promotions, station image, outside media planning/buying and managed all activities of the 50,000 member FOX51 Kids Club. He made the move to Boston in 1994 where he worked for a short time as Marketing Director until he was hired by the City of Boston in 1995 as a Videographer/Editor and later became Station Manager of municipal television services.  

He produced and directed award winning and Emmy® nominated programs, including About Health with Jeanne Blake, Commissioners Corner, Mayor’s Game of the Week, Read TV and Seniors Count. In his 25+ years with the Boston/New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), Burt has served as Chapter President and National Trustee, Chair of the Chapter’s Education Committee, National Student Television Coordinator, 2nd Vice President and Awards Chairman.

At the National level of NATAS, Burt serves as First Vice Chairman where helps manage the coveted Emmy® Awards for Daytime, Sports, News & Documentary, Technology & Engineering and the all-new Children’s & Family Emmy® Awards.

He prides himself on being a mentor to high school and college students pursuing a career in media through hosting internships, helping create scholarship opportunities on the local and national levels as well as assisting with the NATAS Student Production Awards.