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NPT’s ‘Aging Matters: Dental Health’ premieres Sept. 27 at 8 p.m.

Published on September 6, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Aging Matters: Dental Health, the twelfth documentary in Nashville Public Television’s NPT Reports: Aging Matters series, premieres Thursday, Sept. 27, at 8 p.m. Tennessee ranks 49th in oral health for older adults and almost half of Tennesseans over 65 . Older adults are often susceptible to gum disease and tooth decay, which can affect their […]

NPT Receives $75,000 Nissan Foundation Grant for ‘Next Door Neighbors’

Published on July 5, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television is one of eight Tennessee nonprofit organizations to receive a 2018 Nissan Foundation grant. The grant will help fund NPT’s Next Door Neighbors project. Next Door Neighbors began in 2008 and, through documentaries and video shorts, aims to shed light on Nashville’s status as a destination city for refugees and immigrants and […]

NPT’s ‘Next Door Neighbors: Between Two Worlds’ Premieres Thursday, April 26

Published on April 24, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Between Two Worlds, the 11th documentary in NPT’s Next Door Neighbors series, premieres Thursday, April 26, at 8 p.m. This edition of Next Door Neighbors highlights members of Middle Tennessee’s Indian, Chinese and Filipino communities. These groups represent the largest source countries for U.S. immigration through the H-1B visa program, the temporary work visas issued to […]

NPT’s 2017 Report to the Community Covers Productions, Activities, Finances

Published on November 27, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s 2017 Report to the Community is now available online and in hard copy. The annual document covers Fiscal Year 2017 – July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 – and includes statements from president and CEO Kevin Crane and president emerita Beth Curley; overviews of NPT’s original productions and achievements during the past year; […]

NPT Announces $500,000 Endowment Campaign Honoring Beth Curley

Published on November 7, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT announces the establishment of the Beth Curley Fund for Nashville Public Television Productions, a new endowed fund in honor of recently retired CEO, Beth Curley, to directly support original NPT productions. Led by Charles W. Cook, Jr., NPT’s chairman emeritus, the campaign has already raised $400,000 towards a goal of $500,000 to launch the […]

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 […]