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Dr. George ParkerOn Thursday, November 29, the NNPS-TV production team video-recorded the Superintendent’s State of the Schools address, "Building Successful Futures Together." The event was held at the David Student Union Ballroom on the campus of Christopher Newport University.
 
NNPS-TV Station Manager Jim Anklam and Producer Nik Long recently spent some time talking to students in a 9th-grade Video and Media Production class. The pair went to Woodside High School November 20 to share their expertise with the students.
 

Telecom students worked on site at the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Annual Convention, which was held in Williamsburg November 14-16.

 
D.J. DozierA truly talented and versatile athlete was in the NNPS-TV studio recently to be interviewed for the long-running sports show, "Sports Highlights."
 
NNPS-TV's production team goes on shoots at all the NNPS schools all the time, recording video and cutting it together into shows like "This Just In" and "School Board Spotlight." But generally they do not broadcast live or do many multi-camera productions, but that may change in the near future.
 
Hermes Creative Award The team at NNPS-TV has earned a number awards for school-related video productions, including four Telly Awards and three Communicator Awards. The team's expertise and dedication leads to unique videos about the programs and initiatives of Newport News Public Schools.
 
NNPS logoThe next School Board meeting will be held Tuesday, December 18 at 6:30 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. The meeting will be recorded and re-played at later dates as well.
 
setting up cameraTelecom students who are interested in working on the NNPS-TV remote video crew during the year received a crash course in shooting a football game on Friday, September 7, when Warwick High took on Hampton High.
 
Telecom students elected SkillsUSA officers for the new school year as one of the first orders of business upon returning to school.
 

Roles were reversed recently when NNPS Telecom grad and L.A.-based television producer Steven Wilks got to show his former TV instructor around the studio.