Station Director Radio

Radio Station Director

TV Station Director

Station Director TV

Minimum Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or any other field

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks a Station Director, Radio/TV is expected to perform include:

Directing and coordinating activities of radio or television station

Leading the management team and ensuring the key objectives of the station are met in terms

Determining the station?s objectives

Providing leadership and motivation to station staff

Recruiting and retaining employees

Managing staff welfare and morale

Establishing the station's culture

Observing activities to ensure compliance with government regulations

Preparing operational budget and monitor expenses for the station

Developing strategies to promote sale of new cable services or upgrades

Knowledge on directing and coordinating activities of radio or television station

Competent to supervise subordinates and personnel engaged in departments, such as sales, programme, engineering and personnel

Well-versed on government regulations to ensure compliance

Equipped with information on preparing operational budget and monitoring expenses for station or franchise

Far sightedness to plan long term financial and business objective for the station



Ability to teach

Team player

Co-ordination skills


Financial understanding

Analytical skills

Far sighted

It is not a desk job

May need to handle a team

Travelling is a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Flexible working hours

Shift system maybe available

Media and entertainment companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous One may develop occupational hazards like body ache, joint pain, fatigue, stress, mental and physical exhaustion, etc.

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Projected Industry Size

The Indian Media and Entertainment industry, with a size of Rs. 584 billion and a Compounded

Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 15% between 2005 and 2008 is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country.

Projected Industry Size

The Media and Entertainment industry is expected to grow at a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of about 12% to 13% between 2008 and 2022. The total employment in the Media and Entertainment industry would increase from about 1 to 1.1 million persons in 2008 to about 4 to 4.1 million persons in 2022, an incremental human resource requirement of about 3 million persons.

Projected Human Resource Requirements

According to the Skill Gap Analysis Report for Media and Entertainment Industry Report on Human Resource and Skill Requirements in Media and Entertainment Sector, in 2012 the Television and Radio Sectors employed 0.65 and 1.3 million employees respectively. The projected employment for TV and Radio sectors by the year 2022 is 3.7 and 1.41 million respectively.

Media and entertainment companies across the country

Across India

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Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, Administrative Office

India Today Media Institute (ITMI)

National Institute of Mass Communication

Sree Narayana Guru Memorial Arts & Science College

Global Entrepreneurship Management Academy (GEMA)

Institute of Management Sciences

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