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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 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, Tennessee’s Public Media Stations Welcome CPB Board to State

Published on July 25, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting here in Nashville on June 27 at the Hermitage Hotel. A reception was held that evening at Tennessee’s Executive Residence for the state’s 12 public media television and radio stations. Gov. Bill Haslam and first lady Crissy Haslam welcomed the media representatives, members […]

New Civil War drama starts Jan. 17 on NPT; local curator writes guest blog

Published on January 8, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Mercy Street, PBS’ first original American drama in more than a decade, premieres Sunday, Jan. 17, at 9 p.m. Set during the Civil War, Mercy Street was inspired by real people and follows the lives of two volunteer nurses – New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate belle Emma Green – working in Mansion House, […]

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 […]

`Wessyngton Plantation: A Family’s Road to Freedom` Premieres July 11 – Tells Story of the Washingtons

Published on July 8, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

by Chloe Cable NPT Intern Nashville Public Television’s award winning Tennessee Civil War 150 series aims to explore our state’s pivotal role in the Civil War, and is continuing to do so in its new documentary, “Wessyngton Plantation: A Family’s Road to Freedom,” premiering Friday, July 11 at 7:00 p.m. (Rebroadcast at 11:30 p.m.). After […]

`Looking Over Jordan: African Americans and the War` Premieres February 21

Published on February 18, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

The latest documentary in our Emmy Award Winning TENNESSEE CIVIL WAR 150 series, LOOKING OVER JORDAN: AFRICAN-AMERICANS AND THE WAR,  premieres this Thursday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m., with a rebroadcast on Thursday, February 28 at 9:00 p.m. About the documentary: The Civil War began as a means of preserving the Union. But to nearly […]

NPT Civil War Series Wins Two Regional Emmy Awards

Published on January 27, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

We are proud to announce that two documentaries in our Tennessee Civil War 150 series picked up Emmy® Awards last night when the Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards were announced at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Crisis of Faith won in the DOCUMENTARY/CULTURAL category, earning statuettes for Justin Harvey, Paul Mojonnier and Kevin Crane, while No Going Back: […]

NPT Scores Seven Midsouth Regional Emmy Nominations

Published on November 15, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

We are proud to announce that NPT productions picked up seven nominations when The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS )announced the Midsouth Regional Emmy® Award Nominations tonight at the Music Row offices of Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI). Among productions scoring nominations were NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis: Sexuality, Visions of the American West, Tennessee Civil […]