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NPT Receives Six Midsouth Regional Emmy Award Nominations

Published on November 17, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT received six nominations at the 32nd Midsouth Regional Emmy Award announcement party on Nov. 16, 2017, at BMI on Nashville’s Music Row. The following NPT productions and staff received nominations: PUBLIC AFFAIRS NPT Reports Aging Matters: Abuse & Exploitation Will Pedigo, Suzy Hence INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL SERIES NPT Snapshot Linda Wei, Shawn Anfinson, Paul Mojonnier DOCUMENTARY/CULTURAL […]

NPT’s ‘Early Black Press’ Documentary Premieres April 20, 2017

Published on April 19, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

The Early Black Press: Tennessee Voices Lifted, an NPT original production, premieres Thursday, April 20, at 8 p.m. This latest documentary in our Citizenship series was produced by LaTonya Turner and Ed Jones and examines the rise of black-owned newspapers in the decades following the Civil War. We will host a simultaneous Facebook Live screening […]

NPT Earns Four Midsouth Regional Emmy Nominations; Simington Honored

Published on November 18, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT received four nominations in four categories at the 31st Midsouth Regional Emmy Award announcement party on November 17, 2016, at BMI on Nashville’s Music Row. The following NPT productions and staff received nominations: DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL NPT Reports: Aging Matters: Living with Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Beth Curley, Mary Makley ENTERTAINMENT Christmas at Belmont, Ed Jones, Don […]

NPT’s ‘Next Door Neighbors: Becoming American’ Documentary Premieres June 23

Published on June 23, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

  Across the United States, mid-sized cities like Nashville are experiencing unprecedented growth in their international populations. Together these communities are redefining the traditional international city on a smaller local scale. Nashville Public Television’s Next Door Neighbors series of documentaries looks at the challenges faced and the contributions made by people who have come from […]

New Civil War drama starts Jan. 17 on NPT; local curator writes guest blog

Published on January 8, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Mercy Street, PBS’ first original American drama in more than a decade, premieres Sunday, Jan. 17, at 9 p.m. Set during the Civil War, Mercy Street was inspired by real people and follows the lives of two volunteer nurses – New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate belle Emma Green – working in Mansion House, […]

NPT Productions Lands Six Midsouth Regional Emmy Nominations

Published on November 20, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

NPT received six nominations in six different categories at the 30th Midsouth Regional Emmy Award announcement party on November 19, 2015, at BMI on Nashville’s Music Row. The following NPT productions and staff received nominations: DOCUMENTARY/CULTURAL Wessyngton Plantation: A Family’s Road to Freedom, Ed Jones, Joe DelMerico, Joey Hodge, LaTonya Turner DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL NPT Reports: Aging […]

NPT’s ‘Wessyngton Plantation’ Documentary Wins NETA Award

Published on October 12, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s original documentary, ‪Wessyngton‬ Plantation: A Family’s Road to Freedom, was awarded best documentary of the year by the National Educational Telecommunications Association last week. Part of NPT’s Tennessee ‪‎Civil War 150‬ series, the 2014 documentary was produced, written and directed by ‪NPT senior producer Ed Jones‬ and filmed by ‪‎Matthew Emigh‬, ‪‎Paul Mojonnier‬ and […]

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

Published on August 17, 2011 By Joe Pagetta

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 coincide […]

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

Published on December 17, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

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 Joe Pagetta

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 […]