Program Directors

Program Directors

Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in preparation of radio or television station program schedules and programs, such as sports or news.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Cooperation * Self Control * Integrity * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Innovation * Analytical Thinking * Social Orientation

Representative Tasks * Plan and schedule programming and event coverage, based on broadcast length, time availability, and other factors, such as community needs, ratings data, and viewer demographics. * Coordinate activities between departments, such as news and programming. * Monitor and review programming to ensure that schedules are met, guidelines are adhered to, and performances are of adequate quality.



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