program director


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

Examples of program director in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now, Harvey, 62, is married, owns a condo and works as program director at the Long Beach nonprofit People Assisting The Homeless. R.j. Rico, Fortune, 13 Nov. 2023 Since 2018, the state enacted a spate of legislation to help avoid another Camp fire, said Rebecca Cohen, program director of evacuation and emergency planning at KLD Associates, which helps communities prepare for disasters. Hayley Smith, Los Angeles Times, 8 Nov. 2023 Joining Escalante on the main jury are Kate Taylor, program director of the 2023 Edinburgh International Film Festival, and Niven Govinden, the English novelist and author of Diary of a Film. Alex Ritman, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 Sep. 2023 Cook serves as vp of country music, programming operations manager for Cumulus Nashville’s five-station cluster, and program director for WSM-FM and WKDF-FM. Jessica Nicholson, Billboard, 18 Sep. 2023 Joining the Hill-Freedman World Academy High School students in their creative pursuit are award-winning musical talents Kristal Oliver, Andrew Lipke and Bethlehem Roberson, along with program director and music technology teacher Ezechial Thurman. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 7 Nov. 2023 Today, Baker is program director for the YMCA of San Diego County’s Housing our Youth program. Emily Alvarenga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Nov. 2023 She was hired as a cashier at a Whole Foods Market in Salt Lake City, earning $11 an hour; as a grant writer for Journey of Hope; and as assistant program director at a refugee center. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 30 Sep. 2023 Semira Crank, a Diné program director at the Bears Ears Partnership in southeast Utah, was taught during her upbringing to not look at an eclipse for two reasons. Ana Ionova, New York Times, 10 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of program director was in 1901

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“Program director.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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