program director


Definition of program director 

: one in charge of planning and scheduling program material for a radio or television station or network

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Kara Skahen is program director of Live Smoke Free, an organization that advocates for smoke-free housing. Amy Lieu, Fox News, "Battles between smokers, nonsmokers may be heating up," 11 July 2018 Meg Fencil is a program director at Sustain Charlotte, a nonprofit that addresses sustainability issues arising from Charlotte’s growth. Leah Asmelash, charlotteobserver, "Charlotte's parks are consistently ranked worst in the country. Here's why.," 7 June 2018 Amy DiDominicis, program director at the Center, said the coats tend to get matted and the sheep would get very hot during the summer if the wool was not sheared. Frank Vaisvilas, Daily Southtown, "Just in time for spring, sheep lose their coats at Children's Farm in Palos," 1 May 2018 However, this past season, our program director added practices for our independent division, and the progress these athletes have made has been remarkable. Lisa Deaderick,, "'Miracle' baseball league for kids with special needs hits a homerun," 1 July 2018 The program director for All of Us, Eric Dishman, previously worked in business and health sciences at Intel and has presented a TED Talk about his own personal experience with cancer and genome sequencing. Dina Fine Maron, Scientific American, "Can the U.S. Get 1 Million People to Volunteer Their Genomes?," 1 May 2018 Erika Elliott, the executive arts director of New York’s SummerStage (and the longest-standing program director in the festival’s history), said women aren’t cultivated to be headlining artists in the same way as their male counterparts. Jessica Lipsky, Billboard, "Latin Women Take The Reins: Insights From the Latin Alternative Music Conference," 13 July 2018 The program will be presented by Sue Baker, program director of the Les Paul Foundation. Bob Dohr, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Young golfers and their families invited to Currie Park April 15 for Junior Golf Day," 9 Apr. 2018 Former USA Gymnastics women’s program director Rhonda Faehn also appeared before the committee. Rachel Axon, USA TODAY, "Former USA Gymnastics CEO Steve Penny refuses to answer questions about sex abuse scandal," 5 June 2018

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1901, in the meaning defined above

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