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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

NNPS-TV is where viewers throughout Newport News can watch local and national programs on Cox Cable (Ch47) and Verizon FiOS (Ch17). Student shows, as well as professionally-produced features, inform the community about events, programs, and accomplishments of Newport News and the public schools. Additional programming highlights a variety of topics including mathematics, language arts, history, and science. During our regularly scheduled programs, the NNPS-TV Bulletin Board airs school and community announcements.

In addition, NNPS-TV provides schools with a variety of instructional programming and staff development. The station supports teachers, staff, and administrators by preparing videos for national conferences, and by training teachers and staff members how to videotape school events and classroom instruction for use in evaluation and certification.

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

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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. More

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Watch NNPS-TV on Cox Channel 47/FiOS Channel 17, on Roku, or via live webstream:

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Contact Us

NNPS-TV
4 Minton Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 591-4687
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