Jobs and Internships

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

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Senior Director of Broadcast Content

Nashville Public Television

Nashville Public Television (NPT) seeks a Senior Director of Broadcast Content. This position reports to the President & CEO and is responsible for the broadcast schedule on NPT and all multicast channels. Works with program distributors and PBS station programmers on national distribution of NPT productions. Oversees scheduling & production of interstitial elements between programs. Handles all presenting station business. Senior Director of Broadcast Content oversees local program production, including being responsible for producing local content.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with humanities concentration desired; advanced degree in humanities discipline preferred. Minimum five years of increasingly responsible and successful experience in television production, programming, audience/market research, preferably in educational/public television. Working knowledge of the public broadcasting system with emphasis on its programming and producing standards and practices. Ability to understand and apply syndicated audience research and to obtain and use related special research. Computer literate. Minimum three years supervisory experience managing both creative and technical people.

Candidates should apply online at

Position open until filled.


TV Production Internship Opportunities

All of our 2018 internship position has been filled. The deadline for the Fall internship is August 1, 2018.

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