College of Media and Entertainment Board of Trust

Nic Dugger Nic Dugger
Owner, TNDV - TN Digital Video - Wall of Fame

Dugger began his television career in Jackson, Tennessee at age 12 working with TotalReach TV. While an MTSU student, he became the student TV station manager as a freshman. While working on countless mobile production and years of production work with MT10, Dugger also worked as a freelance producer and editor.

After graduation, Dugger worked on milestone projects with the Discovery Channel and National Geographic, such as the first live multicamera production from an active volcano and the first underwater ocean-to-ocean broadcast. In 2004, he founded his company, TNDV, and completed the construction of his first mobile television production truck. His fleet has grown to eight HD and 4K trucks and 6 fly-packs, which have been used for major television events from presidential inaugurations to awards shows, sporting events and other live productions. TNDV:Television is now the largest mobile television production facility provider in the Southeast. National productions can be seen nightly on PBS, CMT, GAC, ABC and other networks.

Along with his membership on the MTSU College of Media and Entertainment Wall of Fame, his status as a 41-time Emmy Award nominee and 12-time recipient, and serving on the Dean’s Board of Trust, Dugger is a regular supporter of the College of Media and Entertainment, including donating equipment, providing his production trucks to MTSU students, speaking to classes and mentoring and hiring students and graduates.  The MTSU Alumni Association recognized Dugger with the association’s highest honor: the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2018.

Recent work: Bluegrass Underground, GAC at The White House, Music City Roots, NPT, Nash Symphony, C-Span, CMT, ESPN