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Knoxville-Area Production Companies Ranked by Number of Local Employees
Rank
'22
'21CompanyPhone
Website
Offices/Other locations
Employees:
Local FT/PT
Total FT/PT/Avg. freelancers
Notable '21 clients/projects
Top local executive
Founded locally
11Discovery Inc.1
9721 Sherrill Blvd.
Knoxville2, TN 37932
865-694-2700
corporate.discovery.com
NA/NA
1,035
NA/NA
NA/NA/NA
Produces content for its own cable networks, websites: HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel, Great American Country
Vikki Neil
Executive VP, GM of Discovery's Digital Studios Group
1994
22Bandit Lites
2233 Sycamore Drive
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-971-3071
banditlites.com
6/NA
300
NA/NA
NA/NA/NA
Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood, Jimmy Buffett, Alice Cooper, Shinedown, Rob Thomas, NASCAR, NFL, Jason Aldean, Widespread Panic, Barry Manilow
Michael Strickland
Chairman
1968
33Jupiter Entertainment Holdings1
8923 Linksvue Drive
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-588-2626
jupiterent.com
2/NA
167
154/11
219/11/151
In Pursuit with John Walsh, ID Murder Mystery (Investigation Discovery), Snapped, Killer Couples (Oxygen), Fatal Attraction, For My Man, ATL Homicide (TV-ONE), Vengeance, The Killer Truth (HLN), First to the Pole (Discovery), Storm of Suspicion (The Weather Channel), 4th and Forever (CuriosityStream)
Stephen Land
Chairman, Jupiter Holdings
1996
412elliTek, Inc.
7139 Regal Lane
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-409-1555
elliTek.com
1/NA
101
10/NA
10/0/NA
NA
Brandon Scot Ellis
President
2009
55Beyond Media
1402 E. Broadway Ave.
Maryville, TN 37804
865-660-8390
beyondmediatv.com
1/NA
34
2/2
2/2/30
Man's Greatest Food (Cooking Channel), Vacation House Rules (HGTV), The Nutcracker 50th Anniversary Documentary (Appalachian Ballet Company), University of Tennessee, ESPN
Dustin Rader
Executive producer, owner
2001
66Red Arrow Industries
108 Triplett Lane
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-357-1451
redarrowindustries.com
1/NA
29
27/2
33/2/40
HGTV, Netflix, Magnolia Network, Cooking Channel
Danny Downing
Ryan Hardison
Owners
2007
74BigWheel
920 Volunteer Landing Lane, Ste. 201
Knoxville, TN 37915
865-584-9740
gobigwheel.com
2/NA
22
NA/NA
NA/NA/NA
Clayton Homes, Disney, HCB Yachts
Parker Frost
Principal
1995
88M&M Productions
115-C Flint Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
800-711-0140
mmproductionsusa.com
4/Rochester, MN, Chattanooga
21
16/5
24/32/30
FCCLA-National, ACTE, White House Communications, Zoofari, State of Tennessee, Arizona CTE
Mike Brown
President, CEO
1988
97RIVR Media
400 Troy Circle
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-588-1732
rivr.com
1/NA
20
NA/NA
24/NA/100
HGTV, Lifetime, Food Network, Magnolia, Oxygen, Weather, A&E Network, History
Lori Golden-Stryer
Dee Haslam
CEO, partner
Founder, partner
1995
109PopFizz
1740 Commons Point Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
877-818-5187
gopopfizz.com
2/NA
18
NA/NA
NA/NA/130
Discovery, UTIA, Arsenal Strength, Kincer Chassis,
Bryan Allen
Joseph Nother
Brandon Rochelle
Partners
2013
109Info-graphics
119 N. Concord St.
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-588-9888
info-graphics.com
2/Charlotte, NC
18
16/1
17/1/NA
Briggs & Stratton, Trex, Suncast, Hunter Fan, InSinkErator, Kairos Power
Rob Eddy
President, CEO
1995
1211Loch & Key Productions
2411 N. Central Street
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-851-9101
lochandkeyproductions.com
1/NA
16
16/NA
NA/NA/NA
Engie North America, Monolith, Live Nation, University of Tennessee, Covenant Health, Lincoln Memorial University
Andy Feliu
Eli Hechmer
Owners
2011
1316Z Media Ventures
1913 Pinnacle Pointe Way
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-444-7000
zmediaventures.com
1/NA
14
14/0
14/0/50
A&E Networks, Circle Network, Weather Channel, CoStar, WB Discovery, Knoxville Ice Bears
Jim Zarchin
President
2017
1413Big Slate Media
1109 Abilene Place
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-291-0005
bigslatemedia.com
1/NA
12
12/1
NA/NA/4
Netflix, Fox Sports, Bell Flight, OneKnoxville
Jonathan Halley
Owner, executive producer
2015
1513Draft
1060 World's Fair Park Drive, #105
Knoxville, TN 37916
865-300-6643
draftagency.com
1/NA
10
9/1
9/1/30
Clayton Homes, ORNL Federal Credit Union, Discovery, Invincible Boats, Malibu Boats
Alex Oliver
President, CEO
2007
1513Asen Marketing & Advertising
18 Emory Place, Ste. 150
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-769-0006
asenmarketing.com
1/N/A
10
9/0
9/0/5
Arcadia AGI Midlab
Paul Scoonover
Stacey DeHart
Brookney Chamberlain
President
Account director
Account director
1983
1717SYNC Communications
211 Center Park Drive Suite 3020
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-548-0876
syncusa.net
1/NA
8
6/2
NA/NA/200
Pilot Company, TVA, Boys and Girls Club, JDRF
Jonathan Hall
President
2020
1821The Frame Theory
2216 West Blount Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37920
865-246-1334
theframetheory.com
2/Nashville, TN
6
NA/NA
NA/NA/NA
Covenant Health, Dualtone Records, Akro Fragrances
Sarah Ward
Owner, executive producer
2005
1817Cobblestone Entertainment
8913 Cedarbrook Lane
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-693-4223
cobblestone.tv
1/NA
6
2/NA
2/NA/4
HGTV, Food Network, Sea Ray, Boston Whaler, DIY Network, UCOR, Department of Energy, HGTV, UT, Tennova, Jacobs, Travel Channel, Jewelry Television, Provision, Holston Conference UMC
Tom Baker
Owner, president
2002
2019BBB Communications1
130 Randolph Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-483-8112
bbbtv12.com
1/NA
5
3/2
3/2/4
M&M Broadcasting (Merle FM), Energy Media
J. Brad Jones
Owner, operator
1992
1 Source declined to participate. Information from 2021 survey; 2 National Operations Headquarters
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