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ALAN TURNER: The dean of Jackson television has seen lots of changes

Stuart Kellogg, General Manager of WAPT in Jackson, can point to a somewhat extraordinary accomplishment in the world of broadcasting and media: He’s been on the job in Jackson for 23 years. During that time, he’s seen many changes in Jackson, as WAPT has emerged as the market’s No. 1 station in a variety of measurements.  Stuart started his broadcasting ...

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Hart succeeds Barkley

Ben Hart has been named news director at 16 WAPT-TV, the ABC affiliate in Jackson. Hart succeeds Bruce Barkley, who was promoted to news director at Hearst Television’s WYFF-TV in Greenville, S.C. Hart, who has deep roots in Mississippi, has served as 16 WAPT’s assistant news director since 2010. He was born in Michigan but moved to Lexington in the ...

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