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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 […]

New Season of NPT’s Emmy Award-Winning ‘A Word on Word’ Series Begins

Published on February 17, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

A new season of A Word on Words premieres on air on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 10:26 a.m., and is available online at awordonwords.org and the NPT Arts Connection YouTube channel. The second season opener features Nashville author Ann Patchett interviewed at her bookstore, Parnassus Books, by Mary Laura Philpott (who also handles social media […]

NPT wins 2017 Midsouth Emmy Award; Producer Simington Honored

Published on January 23, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television’s A Word on Words received an award in the Interstitial category at the 31st Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards on January 21, 2017, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville. Statuettes went to producer Linda Wei; photographer Will Pedigo; editor Matthew Emigh; hosts J.T. Ellison and Mary Laura Philpott; and executive producer […]

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 announces the death of longtime ‘Crossroads’ producer Ken Simington

Published on August 31, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is sad to announce the death of Ken Simington, a longtime NPT staff member and executive producer of Tennessee Crossroads. Simington died at his home last night after a fall and is survived by his wife Janice, two sons and grandchildren. Simington’s broadcast career began at small radio stations in the northeast part of […]

NPT wins three 2016 Midsouth Emmy Awards

Published on February 29, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television received three awards at the 30th Annual Midsouth Regional Awards on February 27, 2016, at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. NPT Reports: Aging Matters: Aging in Place won in the Documentary/Topical category, with awards going to producer Will Pedigo and editor Matthew Emigh. NPT Reports: Aging Matters: Caregiving won […]

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 Scores Seven Midsouth Regional Emmy Nominations

Published on November 15, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

We are proud to announce that NPT productions picked up seven nominations when The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS )announced the Midsouth Regional Emmy® Award Nominations tonight at the Music Row offices of Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI). Among productions scoring nominations were NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis: Sexuality, Visions of the American West, Tennessee Civil […]