MotorWeek adds Stephanie Hart as feature reporter


OWINGS MILLS, MD – OWINGS MILLS, MD – Award-winning television reporter and anchor Stephanie Hart has joined the staff of MotorWeek, television’s longest-running automotive series. In her new role with the national public TV series, Hart will serve as feature reporter and producer for the show’s consumer-oriented “FYI” segments.

As part of the MotorWeek production staff, Hart will cover trends in the automotive industry that directly affect car ownership, such as evolving safety technology and the integration of personal digital devices into routine car operation.  On a lighter note, she will also explore the backroads of America’s automotive love affair to visit special destinations that no car enthusiast should miss. Her “FYI” segments on MotorWeek will continue to follow a fun- and fact-filled format that has both entertained and enlightened viewers for decades.

“I’m grateful and excited to join the talented MotorWeek team. This position is the perfect fit for me. It combines my love of cars, travel and people. I look forward to telling entertaining and educational stories that our viewers can use to make informed decisions about automobiles,” said Hart.

Prior to joining MotorWeek, Hart was a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor at WUSA9 in Washington, D.C.  Before her tenure with WUSA, she appeared on-air at KMSP in Minneapolis, Minn. Prior to that, she worked at TV stations in West Palm Beach, Fla. and Fort Myers, Fla. as a reporter, anchor and host. The Society of Professional Journalists and the Associated Press have recognized Stephanie for her outstanding long form feature reporting.

Created and hosted by car expert John Davis, MotorWeek delivers consumer-oriented reviews of the latest cars, trucks and utility vehicles along with valuable do-it-yourself car care advice and keeps pace with the latest automotive lifestyle trends.

“We are delighted that Stephanie has joined the staff of MotorWeek,” says Davis.  “Her experience in producing and reporting a wide variety of timely stories, mixed with a profound affection for all things cars, makes her a perfect fit with our audience.”

MotorWeek is in its 37th season and is seen on PBS stations nationwide, Discovery’s Velocity channel, the V-me Spanish language network, and internationally via Voice of America television. The series is produced by Maryland Public Television.

About MotorWeek

MotorWeek is television’s longest running and most respected automotive series. Launched in 1981, the series is now in its 37th season of delivering the latest car and truck reviews, do-it-yourself car care tips, and auto industry news and trends. The Emmy® award-winning program is produced by Maryland Public Television. MotorWeek can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.