spent over 25 years in radio as an on air personality and as a programmer.
Early career years were spent in Mcaon, GA with WDEN and going to school.
was part of the team that put Macon's first competitive FM on the air.
Joining Colonial Broadcasting in 1983 as part of the team that put WUSY-FM ( US-101 ) on the air in Chattanooga, TN.
In 1984 Hart became Program Director of US-101 and was on air as the "Afternoon Guy" / "Happy Hour with John Hart" for the next several years.
In 1988 Hart was promoted to Corporate Program Director for Colonial overseeing the programming of the company's Country outlets, moving to the Colonial Corporate offices in Montgomery, AL and the flagship stations WLWI-FM & AM.
Returning WLWI-FM to number one in the market and developing WLWI-AM into one of the first all sports outlets.
In 1991 Hart
accepted the position of Program Director at Beasley Broadcast Groups WXTU-FM
in Philadelphia, PA. "Philadelphia's Country Station" He
team built the station to Top 5 rankings which was unheard of for Country in the Top 5 Markets.
In 1996 John
made the move to Nashville, TN with the idea of starting a business based on music research and research consulting to radio stations and record companies in the Country format.
That was the beginning of Hart Media.
In 1997 Hart founded "Bullseye Marketing Research" with a focus on National Callout research and developing a client base in all formats for custom local callout.