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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Video Editor

Nashville Public Television (NPT) seeks an experienced 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.

Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Minimum one year of experience in video editing on non-linear edit systems.
Thorough understanding of post-production equipment and techniques.
Demonstrated skills in non-linear editing and graphics creation.
Experience with Photoshop, After Effects and Adobe Premiere.
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.

Community Engagement Manager

Nashville Public Television seeks a Community Engagement Manager to manage and implement NPT’s community engagement initiatives, program-based education projects, and K-12 project activities.

  • Develops and implements NPT’s community engagement initiatives and related community involvement, including screenings and leading community engagement discussions around current NPT projects. Organizes community conversations related to development of new content for digital and broadcast.
  • Researches, writes proposals and secures dedicated grant funding to support community engagement and education initiatives.
  • Manages and implements NPT’s community educational initiatives such as family literacy workshops and training for other groups including parents and childcare professionals.
  • Manages and develops curriculum for NPT content on PBS Learning Media.
  • Creates and manages departmental budgets and monitors regularly.

Bachelor’s degree. B.A. preferably in Education and five years of related work experience including direct community engagement.
Ability to lead, motivate, and communicate effectively.
Computer literate.
Television production experience a plus.
Ability to work nights and weekends as required.

Submit cover letter and resume to; Human Resources, Attn: Community Engagement Manager, Nashville Public Television, 161 Rains Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203. Position open until filled.

TV Production Internship Opportunities

All of the summer 2019 internships have been filled. Thedeadline for Spring 2020 internships is December 10.

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.

Interns are required to receive college credit hours in exchange for internships.

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