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NPT’s ‘Champions’ Spot to Air Nationally on American Graduate Day, Oct. 14

Published on October 13, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s original American Graduate Champions feature on Poppy O’Guinn Steele will be among 16 videos created by public television stations to be included in the national American Graduate Day broadcast. The sixth annual American Graduate Day takes place Saturday, Oct. 14. Watch NPT from 1 to 5 p.m. for inspiring stories about mentoring from around […]

Share Your Opinions at NPT’s ‘School Discipline: NPT Reports Town Hall’

Published on August 29, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT invites the public to participate in a town-hall discussion of discipline in schools on Sunday, Sept. 17, in NPT’s Studio A (161 Rains Ave. Nashville 37203). The taping begins promptly at 3 p.m.; doors open and reception at 2:30 p.m. The event concludes at 4:30 p.m. This event is FREE, but RSVP is required […]

There Goes the Sun: The Aug. 21 Eclipse via Tennessee Crossroads, NOVA & PBS Kids

Published on August 1, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Cue appropriate celestial soundtrack… On Aug. 21, 2017, millions of people across the country will cast their eyes skyward to observe the total solar eclipse. The lunar shadow will be 73 miles wide and will take a little more than 90 minutes to travel from Oregon to South Carolina, crossing 13 states en route. Nashville […]

Kevin Crane Becomes NPT’s President & CEO; McElroy, Tidwell, Pedigo & Hence Promoted

Published on July 7, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Kevin Crane has assumed his duties as President and CEO of NPT. Crane joined NPT as Director of Technology in May 2000, and was promoted to Vice President of Content and Technology in 2007. He was recently elected by NPT’s board to succeed Beth Curley, who is now President Emerita. Crane has more than 30 […]

NPT Announces Retirement of President & CEO Beth Curley; Promotion of Kevin Crane to CEO

Published on April 5, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville, Tenn. – Today Nashville Public Television’s Board of Directors announced the retirement of NPT’s President & CEO, Beth Curley and promoted Kevin Crane, NPT’s Vice President of Content and Technology to be the next President & CEO effective July 6, 2017. Curley, who has served as NPT’s CEO since 2005, is a national leader […]

NPT, Tennessee’s Public Media Stations Welcome CPB Board to State

Published on July 25, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting here in Nashville on June 27 at the Hermitage Hotel. A reception was held that evening at Tennessee’s Executive Residence for the state’s 12 public media television and radio stations. Gov. Bill Haslam and first lady Crissy Haslam welcomed the media representatives, members […]

Join NPT’s screenings online and in person this January

Published on January 12, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

This month we’re hosting three documentary screenings and discussions, including two online events you can take part in from the comfort of your own home. Join us online viewing and live chats The first event takes place Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 4 to 5 p.m. and is an online viewing and live chat of our […]

NPT to Continue Work as `American Graduate` Station | Titan Moise Fokou Joins as Spokesperson

Published on August 27, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

NPT to is proud to announce our continuing work as an “American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen” Grantee and station, and to welcome Tennessee Titan Moise Fokou as our spokesperson this year. Here is the full release:   Nashville Public Television Awarded American Graduate Community Service Grant to Help Nashville Improve Youth Outcomes NPT to […]

Join Us January 19 in the Studio for an NPT Community Town Hall on Education

Published on January 13, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

There has been a lot of talk and media attention about how to address the high school dropout crisis in America. As a member of the Nashville community, we think you probably have something to say. In partnership with the American Graduate initiative, Nashville Public Television is hosting a televised Teacher Town Hall on Sunday, […]

Great NPT Docs from 2013 You Might`ve Missed (That You Can Watch Online Now)

Published on December 31, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

It was a great year for public affairs and history documentaries at Nashville Public Television. We brought you two new installments in our Tennessee Civil War 150 series, the first installment in our new NPT Reports: Aging Matters series, as well as new American Graduate and Children’s Health Crisis episodes. We even gave you a […]