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Program Directors (Television or Radio) compile and direct programs for television or radio.


  • studies scripts and scenarios to determine theme and setting
  • oversees creative aspects of television and radio productions
  • plans and organises the preparation and presentation of programmes.


  • stressful.

To become a Program Director (Television or Radio)

  • You need experience in the entertainment industry and proven ability to work as a Program Director (Television or Radio). While formal qualifications aren't essential, a university or Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in screen or radio production may be useful.

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