program director

noun

Definition of 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 But training and equipment cost money, said Cris Landa, program director at the election security group Verified Voting. Anchorage Daily News, "Election experts warn of November disaster," 11 July 2020 Rutkowski, the station's program director, is orchestrating a 24-hour radiothon to raise money for five struggling local venue operators. Piet Levy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "FM 102.1 hosting auction, 24-hour radiothon with rock-star guests to help struggling Milwaukee venues," 7 July 2020 Gladstone, who was the program director, took to me immediately. Rob Parker, Detroit Free Press, "Rob Parker: WDFN 'The Fan' shaped Detroit sports-talk radio, my life forever," 5 July 2020 He is joined by a new program director as well: Sharon McMurray, one of the organization's longtime discussion facilitators. Sophie Carson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Head of interfaith group and son of Sikh temple shooting victim will lead nonprofit on civil dialogue as well," 8 July 2020 Within a year he was promoted to program director at twice the salary. Richard Severo, BostonGlobe.com, "Hugh Downs, perennial small-screen fixture, dies at 99," 2 July 2020 Brian sat next to Amelie Gubitz, the program director in the Neurodegeneration Cluster at the National Institutes of Health. Brian Barrett, Wired, "My Friend Was Struck by ALS. Here’s How He’s Fighting Back," 23 June 2020 Sandra Petersen, program director for the University of Texas at Tyler nursing department, discusses the use of robots in social care. Eamon Barrett, Fortune, "Algorithms won’t end racism—they’re making it worse," 23 June 2020 In all, according to migrant program director Anabel Ortiz-Chavolla, summer school serves about 800 of Ontario’s 2,300 students. Nik Streng, oregonlive, "Summer school at home means loss of cultural opportunity for Ontario students," 22 June 2020

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First Known Use of program director

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Program director.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/program%20director. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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