Jobs and Internships

Nashville Public Television is an EEO employer

If you are a local organization that assists job seekers, please let us know if you would like to be included in receiving our notifications of NPT job openings by writing to:

NPT Human Resources
Nashville Public Television
161 Rains Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203

or e-mail us at:  
tv8@wnpt.org


Production Technician

Nashville Public Television (NPT) seeks a Production Technician to assist the Senior Director of Production, producers, and others as assigned with video production-related tasks, and the overall mission of NPT. Edits video segments and programs. Assists in studio and field productions including floor directing, running studio camera, teleprompter and setting up and striking equipment. Helps with sets, staging and lighting for field and studio shoots.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in a related field.
  • Video production experience required.
  • Must have experience with Premiere or Final Cut editing software.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must have good interpersonal communication skills and good research skills; ability to work effectively individually and collaboratively in a production team; ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; knowledge of video production equipment and techniques.


Submit cover letter and resume to

Human Resources, Attn: Production Technician
Nashville Public Television
161 Rains Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203;

or submit e-mail to
cdegenhart@wnpt.org.

Position open until filled.

Nashville Public Television is an EEO employer


TV Production Internship Opportunities

All of our summer 2017 internships have been filled.  Deadline for fall 2017 internships is August 1.

NPT provides unpaid internships for students who are interested in gaining hands-on experience in television production and equipment operation.

Internships may be tailored to meet specific areas of interest. However, the basic focus of the program is behind-the-scenes production work, providing students with experience in both live and taped shows. The internship also includes non-broadcast related activities, such as studio set-up and maintenance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Run prompter
  • ​Edit weekly promos and other non linear editing
  • Grip and studio set-up work
  • Assist on field shoots
  • Log interviews
  • Research​
  • Other production related tasks as time permits


Motivated and committed individuals will benefit the most from this program. A positive attitude and a willingness to learn are essential.

First preference is given to college students who need credit hours.

IMPORTANT: Candidates must be available for at least two 5 hour blocks of time during normal business hours.

If you are interested in an internship in the NPT production department, please send an email with resume including course history of television production classes and particular area of interest to: internships@wnpt.org 

Or mail to:

Internship Coordinator
Nashville Public Television
161 Rains Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203