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The Telecommunications Center ("Telecom") provides college-level video and television instruction to juniors and seniors from each of the six high schools in the division. Students attending this program are prepared for careers in television and journalism and for further studies in higher education. More info. about the program

Viewers can watch local shows and educational programs on NNPS-TV in Newport News on Cox Cable (Channel 47) and throughout all of Hampton Roads on Verizon FiOS (Channel 17). Viewers anywhere can watch on Roku or on the internet. Student shows, as well as professionally-produced features, inform the community about events, programs, and accomplishments of Newport News Public Schools. Educational programming highlights a variety of topics including mathematics, language arts, history, and science. In-between our regularly scheduled programs, the NNPS-TV Bulletin Board airs school and community announcements.

In addition, NNPS-TV provides video support to the school division to enhance communication and staff development. The station supports teachers, staff, and administrators by preparing informational and training videos, contest entries, and promotional videos.

NNPS-TV and the Telecommunications Center create award-winning programs. Check out our accolades, which include Telly, Videographer, Communicator and many other awards.

Our Staff

  • Jim Anklam, Station Manager
  • Ray Price, Telecom Supervisor
  • Sitrena Williams, Administrative Secretary
  • Nik Long, Producer
  • Chris James, Master Control Operator
  • Greg Lesko, TV Broadcast Engineer
  • Aaron Moore, Video Production Tech
  • Carl Daniels, Instructor
  • Beth Scott, Media/TV Programming Coordinator

NNPS-TV on YouTube

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Contact Us

4 Minton Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 591-4687
(757) 599-7925 Fax

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The NNPS-TV Bulletin Board is like a slideshow that airs between regularly scheduled programming and overnight. The screens provide information about school district activities and other community events.