NPT receives Cumberland University support for two broadcast channels

NPT is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Cumberland University, a private liberal arts university in Lebanon, Tennessee. Through this partnership, Cumberland University will sponsor two channels: NPT WORLD and NPT CREATE. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in NPT’s mission to enhance education and expand opportunities for Middle Tennesseans.

“We are grateful for Cumberland University’s commitment to education and their belief in our mission,” said Becky Magura, NPT’s president and CEO. “Their sponsorship will directly impact our ability to provide enriching content and educational resources to a wide audience. This partnership aligns perfectly with our shared vision of creating a more knowledgeable and inclusive world.”

NPT WORLD (NPT2) is devoted to telling stories that humanize complex issues through news, documentaries and other informational programming. NPT WORLD offers news programs from Britain, Europe and Asia, along with long-running documentary series POV and Independent Lens. Shows such as America Reframed, about social issues, and Local USA, a short-form weekly news magazine, cover diverse communities across the U.S. NPT WORLD is channel 8.2 over the air or Comcast channel 241.

NPT CREATE (NPT4) is dedicated to lifestyle programming – shows about cooking, travel and crafts – to inspire viewers. Treasured public media presenters such as Lidia Bastianich, Rick Steves, Christopher Kimball, Samantha Brown and J. Schwanke are part of the current lineup. NPT CREATE (NPT4) is channel 8.4 over the air or Comcast channels 241 and 1161, and Charter channels 190, 192, or 193 (depending on area).

About Cumberland University:
For over 182 years, Cumberland University has been advancing its long tradition of excellence to rise, endure, prosper and illuminate the world. Recognized as one of the fastest-growing liberal arts universities in the state of Tennessee, Cumberland continues to evolve to meet the needs of a diverse and expanding community while providing a transformational higher education experience through more than 80 accredited academic programs of study at the Associate, Baccalaureate and Master’s levels.

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