Newport News Public Schools TV and the Telecommunications Center

Telecommunications building

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.

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Viewers can watch local shows and educational programs on NNPS-TV on Cox (cable Channel 47) in Newport News and throughout all of Hampton Roads on Verizon Fios (cable Channel 17). Viewers anywhere can watch on Roku, Apple TV, or on the internet.

Professionally-produced features, as well as student shows, inform the community about events, programs, and accomplishments of Newport News Public Schools. Educational programming highlights a variety of topics including mathematics, language arts, history, and science. In between our regularly scheduled programs, the NNPS-TV Bulletin Board airs school and community announcements. NNPS-TV live-broadcasts School Board meetings and select football games, and covers high school graduations as well.

In addition, NNPS-TV provides video support to the school division to enhance communication and staff development. The station supports teachers, staff, and administrators by preparing informational and training videos.

NNPS-TV and the Telecommunications Center create award-winning programs. Check out our accolades, which include Telly, Videographer, Communicator, and many other awards.

Read more about the history of NNPS-TV and the Telecom program.