Jobs and Internships

Nashville Public Television is an EEO employer

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

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Visual Designer
Nashville Public Television

Nashville Public Television seeks a talented graphic designer with experience in all social media
platforms to execute NPT’s graphic design and visual branding campaigns for print, web and
social media. This position will be responsible for creating graphics for print, broadcast and
online promotion as well as fundraising and special event initiatives. The Visual Designer will
also edit short promotional and branding videos for broadcast and social media. The position
will be a contributor to NPT’s overall social media strategy, working with the digital team to
develop and implement social media campaigns to build NPT’s digital presence. The ideal
candidate will have a strong graphic design background and will be skilled in all platforms of
digital communications. Experience with video production and editing for the web and social
media is preferred. A strong understanding of analytics is preferred and a background in coding
and experience working with CMS frameworks is a plus.

3+ years of experience working with digital communications and graphic design and a solid track
record of successful online communications strategies are required. Skill in Photoshop, InDesign
and Illustrator is required. Experience with Premiere Pro and After Effects is a plus. The ability
to work nights and weekends on occasion is a requirement of this position. Bachelor’s degree or
equivalent work experience.

Submit cover letter, resume and link to online portfolio to; Human
Resources, Attn: Visual Designer, Nashville Public Television, 161 Rains Avenue, Nashville, TN
37203. Position open until filled.


TV Production Internship Opportunities

All of the Spring 2019 internships have been filled. The deadline for Summer 2019 internships is April 30.

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