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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 […]

Beth Curley Leaves NPT (But Stays Close)

Published on June 30, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

  By Beth Curley President Emerita, NPT My 18 years at NPT have truly been the highlight of my 45-year career in public television. I am so proud of the station that we’ve built for the entire Nashville community. The major programs and services we’ve developed ‒ including Aging Matters, Next Door Neighbors, Children’s Health […]

NPT’s ‘Next Door Neighbors: Belonging’ Premieres Tuesday, May 30

Published on May 25, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Belonging, the 10th documentary in NPT’s Next Door Neighbors series, premieres Tuesday, May 30, at 9:30 p.m. In this edition of Next Door Neighbors, we examine the lives of several Middle Tennesseans who grapple with what it means to belong, to be foreign-born and still fit into American culture. How do experiences of acceptance and […]

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 […]

NPT Receives $70,000 Nissan Foundation Grant for Next Door Neighbors Project

Published on July 6, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television announced today that it is a 2016 recipient of a Nissan Foundation grant. The grant will help fund NPT’s Next Door Neighbors project, which aligns with the Nissan Foundation’s mission of promoting the value of cultural diversity and building inclusive communities. Next Door Neighbors began in 2008 and, through documentaries and video […]

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 […]

Corporation for Public Broadcasting Board Meets in Nashville

Published on June 22, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Board of Directors will meet here in Nashville on Monday, June 27, 2016, from 1:30 to 4:35 p.m. CDT. CPB is a private, nonprofit corporation created by Congress in the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967. CPB’s mission is to ensure universal access to non-commercial, high-quality content and telecommunications services. It […]

Like `Next Door Neighbors` on the Stage | TWTP`s `Voices of Nashville` Runs October 4-20

Published on October 3, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

“Next Door Neighbors was an inspiration for us,” said Christine Mather and Sara Sharpe, playwrights of Voices of Nashville, during an NPT Reports interview with NPT’s LaTonya Turner.  “To be able to have that trove, where we could hear voices outside of our own comfort zone.” That our Next Door Neighbors project would have that […]

Media Update: Immigrants in Nashville Become Storytellers in Three-Day Training

Published on July 30, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

This July, NPT held its first Storyteller Boot Camp, where in three days local immigrants and refugees picked a story idea, gathered footage and edited it all into a video destined for the Storytellers blog. Led by NPT producer Will Pedigo (Children’s Health Crisis, Next Door Neighbors, Beautiful Tennessee: Our Scenic Waterways) and production assistant […]

Media Update: NPT One of Seven TN Recipients of Nissan Foundation Grants

Published on July 26, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

NPT is proud today to be one of seven Tennessee organizations to receive grants from the Nissan Foundation, awarded today at Nissan North America’s corporate headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee. The grant for our Next Door Neighbors project continues the Nissan Foundation’s support for the initiative since it began several years ago. In that time we […]