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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 […]

‘Volunteer Gardener’ News: Season Premiere and Troy Marden Garden Tour

Published on March 22, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

A new season of Volunteer Gardener starts Thursday, March 23, 2017 with a three-episode mini marathon beginning at 7:30 p.m. The first show, the season premiere, includes segments on urban gardening, annual beds, a terrarium tip and a delicious recipe from the garden. As a bonus, seven Volunteer Gardener hosts – Troy Marden, Jeff Poppen, […]

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 […]

Join ‘Volunteer Gardener’ Host Troy B. Marden for Pennsylvania Garden Trip

Published on July 6, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

When “Volunteer Gardener” host Troy B. Marden leads this fall’s tour of Pennsylvania Brandywine Valley gardens, he’ll be returning to familiar stamping grounds. While in college, Marden interned at Longwood Gardens, one of the many highlights of this tour’s six-day itinerary. The “Brandywine Valley Gardens with Volunteer Gardener” tour takes place Oct. 11-16, 2016. Registrations […]

NPT Knows the Nashville Scene`s `Best of Nashville`

Published on October 10, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

The Nashville Scene‘s 2013 Best of Nashville issue is out,  a monster 236-page accounting from both the readers’ and writers’ perspective on the best people, places and things in our great city.  At NPT, we pride ourselves on being in tune with what’s happening in the city that we serve. We strive to be its […]

Media Update: Help Us Celebrate our 50th Anniversary with Your Memories of NPT

Published on July 9, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

  This September, NPT will celebrate its 50th Anniversary, and we want you to help us mark the occasion.  From our humble beginnings as school board-licensed station WDCN, to our stature now as NPT and one of the most-watched public television stations in the country, a lot has happened in 50 years.  You have made […]

A Look at the Six Months Ahead at NPT

Published on January 10, 2011 By Joe Pagetta

From new episodes in our Tennessee Civil War 150, NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis and Next Door Neighbors documentary projects, to a third volume of our popular 20th Century in Photographs series, to a public screening and event surrounding the Freedom Riders documentary, 2011 is going to be an amazing year of great programming and events […]

Go Grocery Store Shopping with Tammy Algood

Published on November 17, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

In this bonus clip from the NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis: Obesity documentary, which premieres on Thursday, November 18 at 8 p.m. and online the following day, Food Marketing Specialist, Southern cook extraordinaire and Volunteer Gardener regular Tammy Algood takes you on a tour of a local grocery store to explore how grocery stores manipulate […]

Gardeners: Let`s Do Our Part to Conserve Water

Published on May 5, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

Julie Berbiglia, Volunteer Gardener producer and outreach coordinator for Metro Water Services, has a special message about water conservation, especially for her fellow gardeners: Metro Water Services and Mayor Karl Dean are asking all of us to conserve water. Gardeners, let’s do our part! Please turn off all irrigation systems, and please do not water […]

Barbara Mandrell on Volunteer Gardener

Published on July 24, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

On the heels of her induction to the Country Music Hall of Fame, Barbara Mandrell will appear on NPT’s Volunteer Gardener to support her latest project, the Nashville Music Garden. Located at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Demonbreun (in the Hall of Fame Park just across the street from the Schermerhorn Symphony Center), the […]