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Radio and Television Program Directors

Overview

Radio and television program directors plan and schedule program material for stations and networks. They determine what entertainment programs, news broadcasts, and other program material their organizations offer to the public. At a large network, the program director may supervise a large programming staff. At a small station, one person may manage the station and also handle all programming duties.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Organized

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Station Manager

Radio and Television Program Director

Assistant Radio and Television Program Director

News or Production Director

Reporter or Production Assistant

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