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Director of Communications (as of 9/8/2014)
Nashville Public Television

Nashville Public Television (NPT) seeks a Director of Communications to provide hands-on strategic and creative direction for communications across all platforms including online and broadcast programming and community engagement efforts. The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker possessing dynamic written and verbal communication skills, who is comfortable representing NPT in the community at a broad range of events and engagement efforts. The ability to apply a flexible and nimble approach to working in the constantly changing environment of public media will also be an important quality in the successful candidate.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of 10 years of experience working in publicity or media is preferred for this position as is a solid track record of working with online communications strategies including all social media platforms. The ability to work nights and weekends is a requirement of this position. Non-profit experience is preferred.

Submit cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Attn: Director of Communications, Nashville Public Television, 161 Rains Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203; fax (615) 248-6120; or submit e-mail to kwatts@wnpt.org. Position open until filled.

NPT IS AN EEO EMPLOYER

 


TV Production Internship Opportunities

Our Fall 2014 internships have been filled.  The deadline for Spring 2015 internships is December 5, 2014.

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:
  • Studio camera operations
  • Prompter operations
  • Non linear editing
  • Grip and studio set-up work
  • Assist with electronic field production
  • 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.

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:

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Or mail to:

Internship Coordinator

Nashville Public Television

161 Rains Avenue

Nashville, TN 37203