NNPS-TV News

If there's one thing Telecom students learn while working on TV shows and live broadcasts, it's that they have to be able to adapt to the circumstances. Location or weather may change and affect the production, equipment may fail and necessitate work-arounds at the last moment, or, unbelievably, a global pandemic might close schools with three months to go.

 

graduation capThe NNPS high school graduations are affected by the restrictions on large gatherings due to the coronavirus outbreak. A modified ceremony will be held for each school at Todd Stadium. NNPS-TV will live broadcast the graduations on NNPS-TV Cox 47/Fios 17, Roku, and Apple TV, and online at nnpstv.com. A live stream will be available on YouTube as well. The ceremonies will be recorded for replay on NNPS-TV in July.

 

Beth ScottWhen users navigate the NNPS-TV website with ease, stream online videos, enjoy the digital newsletter, check out the Twitter feed, or get information from the TV community bulletin board, they have Web Manager Beth Scott to thank.

 

Zoom meeting grid of facesThe School Board meetings look different during the coronavirus lockdown, but it's business as usual in a lot of ways.

 
NNPS logoThe next School Board meeting will be the Oath of Office Ceremony held Tuesday, June 16, at 5:30 p.m. It will be broadcast live on NNPS-TV (Cox Channel 47/Verizon Fios Channel 17) and on the Web at nnpstv.com. NNPS-TV's live stream is also available on Roku and Apple TV. On-demand video will be available later on YouTube and the NNPS-TV video site. It will be aired on NNPS-TV at later dates as well.
 

meal distributionLike everyone today, the NNPS-TV production team has had to adapt and be creative about how they do their job.

 

math instructorNow that NNPS has had to close schools due to the coronavirus outbreak, the educational programming available on NNPS-TV is even more useful. Students of all grade levels having to continue their learning from home can simply turn on the local cable station (or watch online) to see a wide range of educational shows.

 

TV truckThe NNPS-TV production truck has had a "makeover" and will be ready for NNPS productions when school activities resume.

 

Darrick White at computerDarrick White is NNPS-TV's new Master Control Operator. As such, he is responsible for programming the channel with educational and informational shows for NNPS students and the entire Newport News community.

 

2 men pose on setThe "Sports Highlights" team is celebrating production of its 300th episode, which starts airing on NNPS-TV Sunday, March 1 at 9:00 a.m.