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Sports Director

Direct activities of personnel engaged in broadcasting sports news.

What does a Sports Director do?

Directs and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in broadcasting sports news or sports events over radio or television network or for individual station: Plans broadcast coverage of sports events, such as baseball, basketball, and football games or boxing matches. Directs or arranges for setup of remote broadcast facilities. Hires and assigns staff personnel to operate and direct broadcasting activities and to announce event. Directs preparation and broadcast of sports news and commentaries. Plans for and arranges employment of well-known individuals to serve as guest commentators for special events or programs. May participate in broadcasts and interview sport personalities during broadcast, depending on size of station.