NPT wins three 2016 Midsouth Emmy Awards

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NPT’s LaTonya Turner, Shawn Anfinson, Will Pedigo, Suzy Hence and Jessica Turk at the 2016 Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards.

Nashville Public Television received three awards at the 30th Annual Midsouth Regional Awards on February 27, 2016, at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville.

NPT Reports: Aging Matters: Aging in Place won in the Documentary/Topical category, with awards going to producer Will Pedigo and editor Matthew Emigh.

NPT Reports: Aging Matters: Caregiving won in the Public Affairs category, with producer LaTonya Turner and editor Suzy Hence receiving statuettes.

Tennessee Crossroads: Eyes on LaFollette won in the Magazine Segment category, with producer Will Pedigo and editor Matthew Emigh receiving awards.

NPT productions went into the awards with 6 nominations.

NPT Reports: Aging Matters is a major, multi-year project that’s focusing on the critical issues facing older citizens in Middle Tennessee. Now in its third year, the series has already focused on end-of-life issues, caregiving, aging in place, economics of aging, and health aging. In spring 2016, a new Aging Matters documentary about Alzheimer’s and dementia will be completed. In addition to documentaries, the Aging Matters project includes short videos, televised discussions, extensive community engagement, a resource-rich website and free DVDs for community partners. Watch the documentaries and updates online at the Aging Matters website.

NPT Reports: Aging Matters is made possible by the support of lead sponsor Cigna-HealthSpring; The West End Home Foundation; The HCA Foundation; The Jeanette Travis Foundation. Additional funding is provided by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee and Jackson National.

Tennessee Crossroads travels the highways and byways of Tennessee, highlighting the personalities, crafts, places, foods and events that make Tennessee unique. Explore the series by visiting the Tennessee Crossroads website.

Tennessee Crossroads is made possible by the support of the Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund.

NPT would also like to congratulate several of our friends and partners on their Emmy wins, including Todd Squared (Bluegrass Underground); The Jackson Foundation Media Productions (Tennessee’s Wild Side); and Sockeye Media (Mother Goose Club).

For a full list of winners please visit the NATAS-Nashville Chapter website at http://emmynashville.org/.

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