About David McGowan
David McGowan became President and CEO of WJCT Public Media in 2018 and brings a wide range of experience to the job. He has had senior roles in media and telecom companies in Europe, including London, Zurich, and Cologne, Germany, and most recently served as CEO of Invitel, one of Hungary’s largest telecom companies, in Budapest.
Prior to his work in Europe, he served as a news executive with Time Magazine in New York and in public television in Washington, where programs under his leadership won every major award in American broadcasting.
He has served on the boards of several companies and non-profits, and is currently an advisor to The National Digital Infrastructure Fund, a private equity investor in the next generation of digital infrastructure in the UK with the backing of the British government.
He and his wife live on the Southbank in Jacksonville.