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

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Video Editor
Nashville Public Television

Nashville Public Television (NPT) seeks a Video Editor. Works independently and
collaboratively to provide NPT with creative, efficient, high-quality post-production and
editing. Provides editing services by operating non-linear edit systems to creatively
assemble video/audio elements into completed segments and/or programs. Also
operates electronic studio production equipment, including cameras, graphics and
monitoring equipment. Executes post-production projects by creatively selecting and
composing visual elements to tell compelling stories for television.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum three years of experience in video
editing on non-linear edit systems. Thorough understanding of post-production equipment
and techniques. Ability to transport and utilize equipment weighing up to 50 pounds for
extended periods of time. Demonstrated skills in non-linear editing and graphics creation.
Experience with Photoshop, After Effects and as a videographer are preferred. Computer
literacy required.

Submit cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Attn: Video Editor, Nashville Public
Television, 161 Rains Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203; or submit e-mail to Position open until filled.


TV Production Internship Opportunities

All of our Spring 2018 internships have been filled. Deadline for Summer 2018 internships is April 20.

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:

Or mail to:

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