What is a Programming Director?

Programming Director Job Description

A director of programming is responsible for directing and coordinating the activities of all personnel who are involved in preparing broadcast programming schedules and content.



Typical Job Duties

• Hire staff and conduct performance evaluations

• Develop ideas for programs that the radio or television station can produce

• Develop and maintain programming and broadcasting budgets

• Act as a liaison between directors and talent

• Provide cues for actors, performers, guests and technical staff

• Coordinate activities between departments

• Confer with directors and production staff in order to discuss issues such as production and casting problems, budgets, policies, and news coverage

• Provide information that performers and guests need in order to prepare for an appearance

• Ensure schedules are met and guidelines are adhered to by monitoring and reviewing programs



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