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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 […]

A Statement from NPT President and CEO Beth Curley

Published on March 18, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Dear Friend of NPT: You may have heard about the president’s FY 2018 budget proposing the elimination of federal funding for the Corporation of Public Broadcasting, among other things. Even with the important contributions of viewers and supporters, there is no viable replacement for federal funding of the CPB – it is essential for our […]

Maintenance on NPT’s Broadcast Tower

Published on September 22, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s broadcast tower is currently undergoing structural maintenance. NPT will be unavailable to some viewers during this time. Viewers who watch NPT using an antenna and subscribers to Dish Network, DirecTV and some smaller cable companies will be affected. AT&T Uverse and Comcast subscribers should not be affected. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you […]

NPT Hosts Free ‘Poldark’ Preview Screening Sept. 15 at the Frist Center

Published on August 26, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Poldark on Masterpiece returns this fall for a second season, but first, join NPT for a free advance screening from Season 2 on Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Frist Center for the Visual Arts auditorium. The event is free; but RSVPs are requested at bit.ly/RossPoldarkNPT ($3 parking will be available with validation). NPT will screen […]

NPT’s ‘Aging Matters: Living with Alzheimer’s & Dementia’ Premieres June 27

Published on June 27, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

An estimated 5 million people in the U.S. are living with some form of dementia. Aging Matters: Living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia, the seventh documentary in Nashville Public Television’s NPT Reports: Aging Matters series, examines the impact these diseases are having on individuals, families and communities. Aging Matters: Living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia premieres Monday, […]

NPT’s Appraisal Day 2016 is June 25 at the Factory at Franklin

Published on June 3, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s Appraisal Day 2016 is coming up Saturday, June 25, at the Factory at Franklin. At the event, attendees have the opportunity to have up to three or up to six items appraised by regional experts. Get a taste of what the Appraisal Day experience is like on Monday, June 6, when Berenice Denton and […]

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 […]

Join ‘Volunteer Gardener’ Host Troy B. Marden for Pennsylvania Garden Trip

Published on July 6, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

When “Volunteer Gardener” host Troy B. Marden leads this fall’s tour of Pennsylvania Brandywine Valley gardens, he’ll be returning to familiar stamping grounds. While in college, Marden interned at Longwood Gardens, one of the many highlights of this tour’s six-day itinerary. The “Brandywine Valley Gardens with Volunteer Gardener” tour takes place Oct. 11-16, 2016. Registrations […]

NPT’s ‘Throwback Thursday’ Sign-Off Videos Go Back to the 1980s

Published on June 26, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

Back in the day, TV stations signed on every morning and signed off every night, often accompanied by scenes of their respective regions or an American flag waving n the breeze. In the 1980s, when we were known as WDCN, we invited local high school choirs to sing patriotic songs which we recorded and aired […]

In Memoriam: Our Friend John Seigenthaler (1927-2014)

Published on July 11, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

As much as John Seigenthaler was a part of our family here, it’s easy to forget that, essentially, he was a volunteer.  For 42 years, he hosted A Word on Words with John Seigenthaler. Not as a paid employee, but as a volunteer, dedicated to serving this community and honoring the integrity of the written word. […]