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Knoxville-Area Production Companies Ranked by Number of Local Employees
Rank
'21
'20CompanyPhone
Website
Offices/Other locations
Employees:
Local FT/PT
Total FT/PT/Avg. freelancers
Notable '20 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
250
NA/NA
NA/NA/NA
Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood, Jimmy Buffett, Alice Cooper, Shinedown, Rob Thomas, NASCAR, NFL, Jason Aldean
Michael Strickland
Chairman
1968
33Jupiter Entertainment Holdings
8923 Linksvue Drive
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-588-2626
jupiterent.com
2/New York, New York
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
44BigWheel
920 Volunteer Landing Lane, Ste. 201
Knoxville, TN 37915
865-584-9740
gobigwheel.com
2/NA
35
NA/NA
NA/NA/NA
Clayton Homes, Disney, Helen Ross McNabb
Parker Frost
Principal
1995
520Beyond 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
65Red Arrow Industries
108 Triplett Lane
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-357-1451
redarrowindustries.com
1/NA
33
31/2
35/2/100
HGTV, Netflix, TLC, Cooking Channel
Danny Downing
Ryan Hardison
Owners
2007
76RIVR Media
400 Troy Circle
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-588-1732
rivr.com
1/NA
20
100/NA
24/NA/100
HGTV, Lifetime, Investigation Discovery, INSP, Food Network, Nat Geo Wild, Magnolia, DIY, Weather Channel, A&E Network, Travel, History, ESPN
Lori Golden-Stryer
Dee Haslam
CEO, partner
Founder, partner
1995
89M & M Productions USA
117-C Flint Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
800-711-0140
mmproductionsusa.com
4/Rochester, MN Chattanooga, TN
19
16/3
21/34/26
FCCLA-National, Cirrus Aircraft, Schneider Electric, White House Communications
Mike Brown
President, CEO
1988
97PopFizz
1740 Commons Point Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
877-818-5187
gopopfizz.com
2/NA
17
NA/NA
NA/NA/120
HGTV, Food Network, RFD-TV, Arsenal Strength, Kincer Chassis, Pan American Games
Bryan Allen
Joseph Nother
Brandon Rochelle
Partners
2013
913Info-graphics
119 N. Concord St.
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-588-9888
info-graphics.com
2/Charlotte, NC
17
13/3
14/3/NA
Briggs & Stratton, Trex, Suncast, Hunter Fan
Rob Eddy
President, CEO
1995
118Loch & Key Productions
2411 N. Central Street
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-851-9101
lochandkeyproductions.com
1/NA
13
13/NA
NA/NA/NA
Engie North America, Live Nation, University of Tennessee, Ascension Care Management, Lincoln Memorial University, Ripley’s Attractions
Andy Feliu
Eli Hechmer
Owners
2011
12NRelliTek, Inc.
7139 Regal Lane
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-409-1555
elliTek.com
1/NA
11
10/1
10/1/NA
NA
Brandon Scot Ellis
President
2009
139Draft
1060 World's Fair Park Drive, #105
Knoxville, TN 37916
865-300-6643
draftagency.com
1/NA
10
9/1
10/1/30
Clayton Homes, ORNL Federal Credit Union, Discovery, Greater Knoxville Honda Dealer Association, Invincible Boats
Alex Oliver
President, CEO
2007
139Asen Marketing & Advertising
18 Emory Place, Ste. 100
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-769-0006
asenmarketing.com
1/NA
10
10/NA
10/NA/5
G. Turner Howard, III Attorney at Law, ChoiceSpine, Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants
Paul Scoonover
Stacey DeHart
Brookney Morrell
President
1983
1314Big Slate Media
1109 Abilene Place
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-291-0005
bigslatemedia.com
1/NA
10
NA/NA
NA/NA/NA
ESPN, Bell Flight, The Tennessee Theatre, The Clarence Brown Theatre
Jonathan Halley
President
2015
1614Z Media Ventures
1913 Pinnacle Pointe Way
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-444-7000
zmediaventures.com
1/NA
9
9/NA
9/NA/5
A&E Networks, Circle Network, Weather Channel, Liquor.com, Knoxville Ice Bears
Jim Zarchin
President
2017
17NRSYNC Communications
211 Center Park Drive Suite 3020
Knoxville, TN 37922
NA
syncusa.net
1/NA
6
4/2
NA/NA/200
Pilot Company, Boys and Girls Club, JDRF
Jonathan Hall
Steve Kilpatrick
CEO
President
2020
1716Cobblestone Entertainment
8913 Cedarbrook Lane
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-693-4223
cobblestone.tv
1/NA
6
2/NA
NA/NA/4
HGTV, Food Network, Sea Ray, DIY Network, UCOR, Department of Energy, HGTV, UT, Tennova, CH2M, Travel Channel, Jewelry Television, Provision, Holston Conference UMC
Tom Baker
Owner, president
2002
1919BBB Communications
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
1916TradeMark Advertising
1143 Oak Ridge Turnpike Ste 204
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-966-1690
trademarkads.com
1/NA
5
5/NA
5/NA/1
Carson-Newman University, Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Windrock Park
George G. Corley III
President
1996
1 Source declined to participate. Information from 2020 survey; 2 National Operations Headquarters
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