Typewriter Collector Kirk Jackson

Once in a while, old technology enjoys a comeback, thanks to new, younger audiences. Take the vinyl LP record, for example. Well next look out for the return of the manual typewriter. Hard to believe in this electric-powered, digital world of ours. However, there’s a young Goodlettsville, TN man who’s playing a big part in the typewriter’ revival. Join us on Tennessee Crossroads and Nashville Public Television to find out more.


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Once in a while, old technology enjoys a comeback, thanks to new, younger audiences. Take the vinyl LP record, for example. Well next look out fo the return of the manual typewriter. Hard to believe in this electric-powered, digital world of ours. However, there's a young Goodlettsville man who's playing a big part in the typewriter' revival

Joe Elmore has been the host of this Emmy-award winning series since its beginnings. As the face of Tennessee Crossroads, Joe has been taking viewers to meet interesting people and explore fascinating out-of-the-way places since 1987. Joe is also a producer and co-host of Horsepower TV on Spike TV. Joe launched his TV career at WHBQ TV in Memphis, TN, where he served as weekend anchor and reporter. Later, he was chosen to co-host the station's PM Magazine show, where he produced nationally-broadcast stories. He has also done extensive work as an independent film and video producer for clients throughout the Southeast.

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