Children's Health Crisis

NPT Productions ‘ArtQuest’ and ‘Children’s Health Crisis: Food’ Win 2015 Midsouth Emmy Awards

Posted by on February 2, 2015 at 11:51 am

NPT Productions ArtQuest: Art is All Around You and Children’s Health Crisis: Food picked up Emmys when the 29th Annual Midsouth Regional Awards were announced January 31, 2015, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.     ArtQuest: Art Is All Around You won for best Children’s Program, with statuettes going to producer and writer Linda Wei, […]

NPT Productions Lands Five Midsouth Regional Emmy Nominations

Posted by on November 21, 2014 at 1:19 pm

NPT celebrated another successful year at the 29th Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards last night! Receiving five nominations from five different categories both inspired and encouraged our entire station. A full listing of categories and productions, including those individuals nominated, follows. DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL Aging Matters: End of Life, Beth Curley, Mary Makley MAGAZINE PROGRAM Tennessee Crossroads: Ridin’ […]

`Children`s Health Crisis: Food` Premieres Online May 22

Posted by on May 20, 2014 at 3:44 pm

  “Food,” the latest episode in NPT’s Emmy® Award-winning “Children’s Health Crisis” series will premiere online on Thursday, May 22 at 12 p.m. Central  (noon) in advance of its broadcast premiere later that night at 8 p.m. on NPT. The online screening will be presented via OVEE, a public media platform that enables people anywhere to […]

‘NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis` Focuses on Food | Premieres Online and On-Air May 22

Posted by on May 9, 2014 at 3:03 pm

We announced today the latest installment in our Children’s Health Crisis series, this one focusing on the connection between food and health, which premieres both online and on-air on May 22. We will also preview the documentary with a screening and lunchtime discussion at Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle TN on May 20, with […]

Governor Bill Haslam Partners with Sesame Street to promote Healthy Eating

Posted by on March 18, 2014 at 4:54 pm

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has partnered with our friends at Sesame Street for a testimonial about the benefits of eating heath;y. In the short video, Haslam chats with Sesame Street faves Abby Cadabby and Rosita about why it’s important to develop healthy eating habits. NPT’s Children’s Health Crisis series touched on the role healthy eating […]

NPT Marks TN Child Health Week with Rebroadcasts/Updates of `Children`s Health Crisis` Docs

Posted by on October 3, 2013 at 5:53 pm

Recognizing that the health and well-being of children is fundamental to the progress of the United States, President Calvin Coolidge in 1928 created Child Health Day. Now celebrating its 85th year, the State of Tennessee is taking it a step further and declaring October 7-13 Child Health Week. In his proclamation marking Child Health Week, […]

NPT Reports: Good Food = Better Students

Posted by on July 10, 2012 at 10:57 am

Anthony Geraci is a food and nutrition expert who has a tall order. He oversees the massive central kitchen and the entire food service system for Memphis (Tennessee) City Schools. But he was hired to do more than plan the 100-thousand meals served in the school system each day. “Putting healthy kids in front of […]

Media Update: White House Chef Sam Kass Congratulates NPT on Children`s Health Crisis

Posted by on June 27, 2012 at 10:16 am
Sam Kass

Sam Kass, White House Assistant Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives at the White House, has offered Nashville Public Television his congratulations on the success of our Children’s Health Crisis project and dedication to improving the health of our community. In a video address embedded below, Kass ties the goals of the […]

Media Update: NPT Joins Public and Private Leaders to Address Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Posted by on June 19, 2012 at 1:55 pm

NPT was proud to be part of a discussion on Friday, June 15 at the downtown Nashville Public Library about the childhood obesity epidemic. The event, hosted by the Nashville Health Care Council and featuring Senator William H. Frist, M.D., among others, was one of a series of roundtable discussions being held nationwide by the […]

(Media Update) Paisley Celebrates Emmy Win With NPT Staff

Posted by on April 11, 2012 at 10:22 am

In March we announced our Midsouth Regional Emmy Award wins including the Community Service Emmy for our Children’s Health Project (made up of NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis documentaries, Children’s Health Updates, as well as community engagement discussions and outreach events). Last week, joined by the the rest of the Children’s Health Project Emmy-award winning group, […]