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‘NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis` Focuses on Food | Premieres Online and On-Air May 22

Published on May 9, 2014 By Daniel Tidwell

We announced today the latest installment in our Children’s Health Crisis series, this one focusing on the connection between food and health, which premieres both online and on-air on May 22. We will also preview the documentary with a screening and lunchtime discussion at Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle TN on May 20, with […]

Beth Curley Gets Nashy | Mayor Dean Praises `Children`s Health Crisis`

Published on February 26, 2013 By Daniel Tidwell

As previously announced, NPT president and CEO Beth Curley received The Nashy Award last week for Outstanding Contributions to the Growth of the Nashville Film and Cultural Community. The award was presented by Nashville Mayor Karl Dean at the annual Nashville Film/Television Town Meeting at the Belcourt Theatre on February 19.  Prior to Dean’s comments […]

(Media Update) Paisley Celebrates Emmy Win With NPT Staff

Published on April 11, 2012 By Linda Wei

In March we announced our Midsouth Regional Emmy Award wins including the Community Service Emmy for our Children’s Health Project (made up of NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis documentaries, Children’s Health Updates, as well as community engagement discussions and outreach events). Last week, joined by the the rest of the Children’s Health Project Emmy-award winning group, […]

(Media Update) Children`s Health Project and Secession Score Midsouth Emmys

Published on March 18, 2012 By Daniel Tidwell

We are proud to announce that Nashville Public Television (NPT) picked up two Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards last night at the 26th Annual awards ceremony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville. In the Community Service category, our Children’s Health Project, made up of NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis documentaries, Children’s Health Updates, as […]

This Fall: NPT and Cheekwood offer Visions of the American West

Published on August 17, 2011 By Daniel Tidwell

  NPT and Wyoming PBS Work Together on New Production This fall, two arts organizations in Nashville will pay homage to the spirit of the American West. Like we did with Chihuly at Cheekwood, where we documented the famous glass designer’s installations and pieces in Cheekwood’s gardens and museum, we’ll be creating a documentary to […]

`Pushing the Elephant` is a Must Watch Documentary

Published on March 21, 2011 By Daniel Tidwell

“There are some strategies that you take, without knowing what they will produce. Life or Death.” – Rose Mapendo By Beth Curley Sometimes I think my life is just one big synchronous moment. Everything is connected in some deep way. Earlier this winter, I attended a staged reading by the Tennessee Repertory Theatre of Lynn […]

Tennessee Public Television Council Awards Woodson and Tindell Legislators of Year

Published on February 23, 2011 By Daniel Tidwell

From the NPT Pressroom: NASHVILLE, Tennessee — February 23, 2011 — The Tennessee Public Television Council (TPTC), made up of Tennessee’s six public television stations including Nashville Public Television (NPT), presented State Senator Jamie Woodson and State Representative Harry Tindell with its Legislator of the Year Award recently in Nashville. The state’s six public television […]

A Special Message About Federal Funding from the Presidents of NPT and WPLN

Published on February 14, 2011 By Daniel Tidwell

In a joint opinion piece in today’s Tennessean, Beth Curley, president and CEO of  Nashville Public Television (NPT) and Rob Gordon, the president and CEO of WPLN (Nashville Public Radio) make their case for the importance of federal funding for public broadcasting. “Public broadcasting is America’s largest classroom,” they write. “Both public television and public […]

NPT Explores Secession in First of Multi-Part Documentary Series on Civil War

Published on December 17, 2010 By Daniel Tidwell

Together with the Renaissance Center, NPT joins nation in commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War; First Documentary airs January 3 From the NPT Pressroom: “Shall it be peace, or sword?” When Abraham Lincoln pondered how to conclude his first inaugural address, delivered on March 4, 1861, it was these words he considered. He […]

NPT Productions Score Seven Regional Emmy Nominations

Published on November 20, 2010 By Daniel Tidwell

We’re proud to announce that Nashville Public Television productions picked up seven Midsouth Regional Emmy Award nominations when the Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominations last night at the BMI headquarters on Music Row. Our NPT REPORTS: CHILDREN’S HEALTH CRISIS series picked up nominations for both […]