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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In the mid-1980s, Borman chaired the Milwaukee branch of the Wisconsin Women's Political Caucus and served as program director for La Causa Day Care. Jesse Garza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee's Mary Ann Borman — 'a true dyed in the wool radical' — was dedicated to community action," 5 July 2018 In addition to serving on the PAC, representing District 5, Jacquez is also the Youth Law Academy program director at the Centro Legal de la Raza, an immigrant-focused law clinic based in Fruitvale, a largely Latino neighborhood in East Oakland. Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica, "How Oakland sets the new standard for meaningful police tech oversight," 2 Oct. 2018 The lack of a nondiscrimination policy lower's a city's score by 30 points, Sharon Cini, the city's diversity and inclusion program director, said. Zahra Ahmad, azcentral, "'Scottsdale for All' hopes to spread inclusiveness," 13 July 2018 Nathaniel Weaver, the police foundation's program director, whose main task has been to help NOPD with recruitment, said 2018 has potential for much larger gains in new recruits. Emily Lane,, "Why New Orleans still doesn't have enough police officers," 6 Apr. 2018 These showings are always popular and often sold out, with at least 100 people typically attending each screening, according to its repertory program director Bruce Goldstein. Mengqi Sun, WSJ, "Silent Films Make Roaring Return With Help From Younger Audiences," 2 Sep. 2018 Sood has not been indicted and was recently granted an extension, and charges against former AAU program director Jonathan Brad Augustine were dropped. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, "Former University of Louisville player Brian Bowen seeks spot in NBA combine," 18 Apr. 2018 Dalila Reynoso-Gonzalez, a program director for the Methodist immigration advocacy group Justice for our Neighbors of East Texas, said she was moved to demonstrate at Tornillo after helping an immigrant father reunite with his son held there. Garance Burke And Martha Mendoza, The Seattle Times, "US waived FBI checks on staff at growing teen migrant camp," 28 Nov. 2018 Paula McAvoy, program director for the Center for Ethics and Education at UW-Madison and co-author of the 2015 book with Hess, said that public school teachers need to be increasingly more careful in today's political climate. John Sharp,, "How an Alabama classroom and a right-wing reading list put a fresh rip in America's partisan divide," 4 Feb. 2018

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1901, in the meaning defined above

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