Jesse Knutson, NewsChannel 5

Jesse Knutson

NewsChannel 5

Nashville, TN, United States

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Past articles by Jesse:

Medical expert on coronavirus in TN: 'If you develop symptoms, don’t go to the doctor.'

With the first case of COVID-19, or more often referred to as "coronavirus," confirmed in Middle Tennessee, medical experts have said it's not a time to panic, but a time to prepare. → Read More

Musicians work to help neighbors, friends after tornado

When Music City has tragedy strike, musicians often step up to help in big ways, and following the tornadoes that came through Nashville, this instance is no exception. → Read More

Real estate team offers zero-interest loans to sellers to update their homes

In Nashville's competitive housing market it's more important than ever for sellers to try to get a leg up, which is why one real estate group is helping their sellers by providing interest free loans to spruce up their homes before they put them on the market. → Read More

Universities keeping close watch over study abroad programs amid Coronavirus outbreak

The Coronavirus outbreak has seemed like it was a world away for people in Nashville, but now for students from Nashville studying abroad, the virus has become more of a focus. → Read More

Nashville has second-hottest job market in US

Nashville's job market is hotter than ever before, according to a new ranking released by Wall Street Journal that put Music City as the second-hottest job market in the country, up five spots from the year before. → Read More

MLS stadium construction may not be complete for 2022 season

It was announced on Thursday that due to delays in construction and newly discovered issues with the old Fairgrounds buildings that have to be demolished that the MLS stadium that will house Nashville SC may not be complete in time for the 2022 Major League Soccer season. → Read More

Fairgrounds readies for demolition for Nashville SC stadium

A deal was reached between Nashville SC officials and Mayor John Cooper last week to build the Major League Soccer (MLS) stadium at the Fairgrounds, and this week, preparations for demolition are underway. → Read More

Soccer at the Fairgrounds Nashville: A breakdown

In the last week, let alone the last month, numerous details have emerged that impact the MLS Stadium at the Fairgrounds Nashville. This is a breakdown of the most up-to-date information. → Read More

Neighbors voice concern about bringing NASCAR to Fairgrounds

While people who live next to the Fairgrounds know that races can bring noise and events can bring traffic, they don't necessarily want NASCAR coming to the Fairgrounds Nashville. → Read More

Mayor, Nashville SC make their case as soccer stadium negotiations continue

After more than a week of closed-door meetings and a missed deadline, both the Mayor's Office and Nashville SC reached out to the public about the stadium at the Fairgrounds. → Read More

Four Seasons to bring luxury living to downtown Nashville

The Four Seasons is well known for its hotels, but many properties also house private residences. That will be the case at the Four Seasons Nashville, where interested parties can already inquire about buying a residence in the future tower. → Read More

Fair Board commissioner calls for demolition to begin at Fairgrounds

Nashville SC officials said on Tuesday that they have nothing new to report in regards to the MLS stadium as conversations continue with Mayor Cooper. Meanwhile, at least one member of the Fair Board is calling for demolition to begin regardless of the progress in negotiating the stadium. → Read More

Metro Council member: Executives concerned over Mayor's handling of new development

Nashville is a town that is booming, with new companies bringing their business to the city, but according to a Metro Council member, some company executives are weary of bringing new business to Nashville due to the mayor's involvement in development decisions. → Read More

Former Charlotte Hornets owner recalls drafting then trading Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant is one of the best basketball players of all-time and was known for playing his entire career for the Los Angeles Lakers, but Bryant started his career being drafted to the Charlotte Hornets in 1996. → Read More

Renderings, new details released for revived Elliston Place Soda Shop

Elliston Place Soda Shop is one of Nashville's most beloved restaurants, and on Thursday, plans for it's revival were exclusively revealed first to NewsChannel 5 with new details and renderings of the new soda shop. → Read More

CMT, artists fight for gender equality in Country Music

The month of January has been filled with conversations about gender inequality in Country Music on social media, TV, and in the music industry. → Read More

Nashville Zoo donates $30,000 to Australian wildfire relief efforts

With so much devastation in Australia, the Nashville Zoo announced they'll be donating $30,000 to Australian wildfire relief efforts. → Read More

Nashville housing market hits historic high in 2019

New numbers from the Greater Nashville Realtors show that home sales were up 7% when you compare 2019 to 2018, which also came as home sale prices continued to increase in Middle Tennessee. → Read More

Nashville artists gather to celebrate GRAMMY Award nominations

Artists from the Nashville Chapter of the Recording Academy gathered on Tuesday night to celebrate their GRAMMY Award nominations leading up to the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards on January 26th. → Read More

Plan to relocate PSC Metals put aside when Mayor Cooper took office

The Nashville Business Journal reported last week that Mayor Briley was working with PSC Metals on a deal where the city would help pay a relocation fee to move their operation from the East Bank of the river, but that deal has been put aside after Mayor Cooper took office. → Read More