MAB Board Profile: Dan Boers

Dan Boers

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Dan Boers is the News Director for WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids.

Dan has been with WOOD-TV for 20 years in a number of roles.  Prior to his appointment as news director in 2015, he was assistant news director since 2009 and director of news operations from 2003 to 2009.   He joined the station as a producer in 1997 and became assignment manager in 2001.

A 1998 graduate of Grand Valley State University, Boers worked as a weekend assignment editor for WOOD-TV and as a producer for WILX TV in Lansing while finishing his undergraduate studies.

Dan is a 2016 Kneeland Fellow. The organization focuses on news ethics, management and leadership.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcasting from Grand Valley State University. He and his wife Lisa have two children.

Dan is serving his first term on the MAB Board of Directors.

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