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NPT’s ‘Music Row’ Documentary Premieres Thursday, Aug. 17

Published on August 11, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville’s Music Row has given rise to epic successes and shaped the future of one of music’s most popular and populist genres. In Music Row: Nashville’s Most Famous Neighborhood, NPT tells the story of how a group of unremarkable bungalows became the heart of the country music industry and helped Nashville become known around the […]

‘Swim Team’ Named 2017 NPT Human Spirit Award Winner at NaFF

Published on April 28, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s Human Spirit Award is presented each year to a Nashville Film Festival documentary selection and acknowledges a filmmaker’s work that best explores and captures the human spirit. The film must illuminate in a high artistic manner the important characteristics of what it means to be human: generosity, kindness, mercy, compassion, fortitude and honor. This […]

NPT Receives 2016 NETA Award for Video Campaign

Published on September 28, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT was presented with a 2016 NETA Award for its “Do Your Part for NPT” promotional campaign during the National Educational Telecommunications Association annual professional development conference in Baltimore. NETA honored 17 of its members with 24 awards for excellence in content production, promotion and marketing, community engagement, and instructional media during the mid-September conference. […]

New Feature: NPT This Week, The Vlog

Published on October 3, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

We’re pleased to launch NPT This Week: The Vlog, a weekly video series highlighting upcoming programming. Each week includes commentary by Justin Harvey, NPT’s director of content; video clips; and a weekly staff member pick. We’ll post the video to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube  and include it in our NPT This Week enewsletter. The weekly […]

Media Update: NPT Tracks `Crisis of Faith` in Episode of `TN Civil War 150` | Amy Grant Narrates

Published on June 11, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

From the NPT Pressroom: UPDATED 6/12/12 to announce Amy Grant’s participation as narrator. Religion and History Scholars Provide Context on Division That Led to War; Amy Grant Narrates NASHVILLE, Tennessee –  June 7, 2012 — The vast majority of Americans in the first half of the 19th Century were highly religious, overwhelmingly Christian, and believed […]

NPT This Week (((Audio Edition))) Podcast May 31-June 6, 2009

Published on May 29, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

In the latest episode of the podcast, Justin Harvey and Joe Pagetta discuss NASHVILLE: THE 20TH CENTURY IN PHOTOGRAPHS, the violin stylings of David Garrett, the importance of and FREEDOM SONGS: THE MUSIC OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT, and more for the week of May 31-June 6. Subscribe via iTunes. (Must have iTunes application running) […]

NPT This Week (((Audio Edition))) Podcast May 17-23, 2009

Published on May 14, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

In the second episode of the podcast, Justin Harvey and Joe Pagetta discuss Harvey’s expertise with firearms, all the while highlighting encore broadcasts of the NPT original documentary The Fugitives and NOVA “Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives;” “The Kennedys” on American Experience; Aimee Man on Live from the Artists Den, a new episode of Legends & […]