Media Production

Media production companies

One of the regions best-kept secrets is our emerging media production segment.  A pool of world-class talent has been attracted to the region to staff companies such as Scripps Networks, which employs more than 1,000 locally and 1,300 across the country, producing programs for networks such as HGTV, Food Network and DIY Network. 

  • More than two dozen production companies
  • 1,400 employed in the sector and 3,000 freelance
  • University of Tennessee
    • Bachelors Degree om Communication: Journalism and Electronic Media
  • Media Technologies degree at Pellissippi State Technical Community College 
    • Communications Graphics Technology
    • Photography
    • Video Production Technology
    • Web Technology
    • Design for web and print
  • 25% rebate on Tennessee spending from the Tennessee Entertainment Commission
  • Available talent
  • Production crews and equipment readily available
  • Ease of permitting
  • Low cost of living
  • Close proximity to Nashville and Atlanta
  • Varied topography, numerous rivers and lakes
  • Temperate Climate 
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