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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 Produces New ‘Champions’ Spots for American Graduate Day, Sept. 17

Published on September 8, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

The fifth annual American Graduate Day is Saturday, Sept. 17, and will feature a live block of programming hosted by journalist Soledad O’Brien with news segments, performances, interviews and mini-documentaries. NPT is an active participant in the American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen public media initiative and as such regularly creates documentaries and short video […]

Merle Hazard’s latest “Dual Mandate” featured on the PBS NewsHour

Published on October 31, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Local singer/songwriter/financial guru Merle Hazard (aka Jon Shayne) was featured again this week on the PBS NewsHours’ Making Sense of Financial News series. In this clip reporter Paul Solman uses Hazard’s latest hit Dual Mandate to explain the Federal Reserve’s role in stimulating economic growth while keeping inflation in check. Somehow it all begins to […]

Catching up with Merle Hazard on the Precipice of the Fiscal Cliff

Published on September 23, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

Nashville is a town full of songwriters, obsessively searching for inspiration. Listening to conversations at coffee shops and bars. Falling in and out of love. Standing on dirt roads next to pickup trucks holding bottles of Jack Daniel’s while listing to Lynyrd Skynyrd. For Jon Shayne, whose nom de plume is Merle Hazard, inspiration comes […]