Behind the Scenes

Solid like a rock and flowing like a mighty river...

Tennessee’s Wild Side is the winner of nine Mid-South Regional Emmy Awards.  Executive Producer of Wild Side is Attorney and Former Tennessee State Senator Doug Jackson.  Doug is the Executive Director of The Jackson Foundation and had the foresight for an outdoor adventure show in 1998.  His multi-media team took the concept and created a pilot for the successful show, which has now been on the air in the mid-south market for over 20 years. 

The Jackson Foundation’s Assistant Executive Director, Regina Cathey, manages all business matters related to Tennessee’s Wild Side.  Regina is a dedicated and loyal employee of The Foundation, an avid supporter of the show, and the primary coordinator for the greatest of all outdoor adventures…weddings at The Ruskin!

Tennessee’s Wild Side is a weekly series, designed for all ages with inclusive intent, shot on location, and hosted by television veteran, Steve Hall. Steve is the former

Multi-Media Director for The Renaissance Center in Dickson, where he helped create Wild Side. He is also a former television news reporter for WSMV-TV in Nashville.  Steve is currently co-producer of Wild Side. as well as co-owner of the family-owned and operated production Company, RockWater, LLC., also known as RockWaterTV.

Co-Producer Annette Nole Hall started as a guide on the premiere episode of Wild Side, over twenty years ago. Also a former television reporter with WSMV-TV in Nashville, she and Steve formed RockWaterTV in 2017. 

Part-time Assistant Producer, Photographer, and Wild Side Guide, Ezekiel Nole Hall is a 2020 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University. Ezekiel is a natural talenthaving grown up in and around television studios and edit bays.  Ezekiel has a great interest in production and brings a fresh, new, creative approach to Wild Side.

Doug Jackson

Executive Producer

Regina Cathey

Assistant Executive Director

Steve Hall


Annette Hall


Ezekiel Hall

Assistant Producer

Supporting the cause

And, Bringing the stories to life

Jackson Foundation
Rockwater TV

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Produced in Association with RockWaterTV