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NPT’s ‘Aging Matters: Loneliness & Isolation’ Premiere, Preview Event in May

Published on May 16, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Decades of research have shown that social isolation and loneliness can be as dangerous to your health as smoking or obesity. On the next edition of Aging Matters, we will explore how growing older can be an isolating experience and the difference between being isolated and feeling isolated or lonely. We’ll also look at innovative […]

NPT hosts ‘Transit Vote: NPT Reports Town Hall’ April 12 in Studio A

Published on March 29, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

What transportation challenges does Nashville face now and in the future? How does the proposed plan affect Nashvillians and their neighborhoods? What happens if the plan fails? Are there unanswered questions? NPT invites the public to participate in a town-hall discussion leading up to the May 1 vote on proposed transit plans for Nashville. The […]

NPT Wins 2017 NETA Awards in Three Categories

Published on February 2, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT received three awards from the National Educational Telecommunications Association on Jan. 22, 2018, during that organization’s annual conference at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Washington, D.C. NETA honored 20 of its members with awards for excellence in community engagement, instructional media, content creation and promotion. NPT received awards in the following categories: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT […]

NPT’s ‘Aging Matters: Aging & the Workplace’ Premieres April 27

Published on April 26, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

It is estimated that 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day in the United States; a trend that will continue for the next decade. At the same time, we are living longer than ever before. The aging of our population will impact every aspect of our lives. Aging Matters: Aging & the Workplace, the latest […]

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’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, […]

Join NPT’s screenings online and in person this January

Published on January 12, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

This month we’re hosting three documentary screenings and discussions, including two online events you can take part in from the comfort of your own home. Join us online viewing and live chats The first event takes place Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 4 to 5 p.m. and is an online viewing and live chat of our […]

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 Productions ‘ArtQuest’ and ‘Children’s Health Crisis: Food’ Win 2015 Midsouth Emmy Awards

Published on February 2, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

NPT Productions ArtQuest: Art is All Around You and Children’s Health Crisis: Food picked up Emmys when the 29th Annual Midsouth Regional Awards were announced January 31, 2015, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.     ArtQuest: Art Is All Around You won for best Children’s Program, with statuettes going to producer and writer Linda Wei, […]

New NPT Reports: Aging Matters Documentary Examines the Costs of Retirement

Published on January 28, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

NPT Reports: ‘Aging Matters: Economics of Aging,’ a new documentary exploring the challenges of financing retirement, premieres 9 p.m. Thursday, January 29 How will Boomers pay for retirement? It’s a question that has been grabbing headlines locally and nationally since the first Boomers began turning 65. Now, with pension funds endangered and medical costs rising, […]