Media Production Companies

An emerging media production sector has attracted a pool of world-class talent to the region to staff companies such as Discovery Communications.

Company Location Number of Employees Notable clients/projects
Discovery Inc. Knox 1,012 Produces content for its own cable networks and web sites: HGTV, DIY, Food Network, Fine Living, GAC
Jupiter Entertainment Knox 135 Snapped (Oxygen), How Stuff Works (Discovery), Biography (Biography Channel), Modern Marvels (History), Secret City (Investigation Discovery), Sons of Guns (Discovery). 
Rivr Media Enterprises Knox 47 DIY, Fine Living, Animal Planet
Red Arrow Industries Knox 29 HGTV, DIY, FLN, Discovery Networks
BigWheel Knox 35 NASCAR, Aqua Chem, American Express, Disney
M&M Productions Anderson 20 Mary Kay International, White House, Scripps Networks, Schneider Electric 
NorthSouth Productions Knox 18 Say Yes to the Dress - Atlanta (TLC); Paranormal Cops (A&E); Little Miss Perfect (WETV)
Beyond Media Blount 8 What you get for the money with Adam West (Travel Channel), Best of Worst Cooks in America (Cooking Channel), Extreme Hotels, Living Countryfield (GAC)
Loch and Key Productions Knox 11 HGTV, Travel Channel, Ripley's, Covenant Health, UT, Margaritaville, Yamaha
Draft Agency Knox 9 Clayton Homes, ORNL Federal Credit Union, Scripps Networks Interactive, Greater Knoxville Honda Dealer Association
Asen Marketing & Advertising Knox 10 DeRoyal, American Institute of Architects, Narcote, TK Wheeler Jewelers
PopFizz Knox 11 TN Wildlife Resource Agency, Salon Visage, TN Toursim, RadioSystems Corp
TradeMark Adversiting Knox 6 Automotive Finance Corp, Buddy Gregg RVs & Motor Homes, Parade of Homes, Jewelry TV
The Frame Theory Knox 7 Sugarlands Distillign Co, MacLean-Fogg Co, UT Medical Center, AT&T Wireless
Cobblestone Entertainment Knox 5 HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, Travel Channel
Elastic Pictures Knox 7 Discovery, Scripps, The Tombras Group, Jupiter Entertainment
BBB Communications Anderson 6 Ray Viles Ford, Ray Varner Ford, Viles Automotive, Jerry Duncan Ford
Noel Studios Blount 6 UT College of Engineering, Tau Beta Pik National Engineering Honor Society, Nisus Corp, Countryside Vet
DV Communications Knox 5 Providing variety of audio and video needs to area businesses. 
Radiant Media Inc. Knox 4 HGTV, HGTV (HD), DIY, Fine Living

Source:  Book of Lists, community websites 2019