Nashville Public Television

NPT promotes two; other staff updates

Posted by on November 30, 2018 at 2:55 pm

Nashville Public Television recently promoted two staffers and welcomed another back to the city and station. Shane Burkeen was promoted to Director of Brand & Digital Strategies at NPT. He joined the staff in 2016 and previously served as Brand and Digital Content Manager. During his time at NPT, Burkeen has implemented cross-departmental digital campaigns […]

NPT’s 2018 Report to the Community now available online

Posted by on November 13, 2018 at 8:00 am

Nashville Public Television’s 2018 Report to the Community, our annual report of the station’s activities and finances, is now available online and in hard copy. The document covers Fiscal Year 2018 – July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 – and includes overviews of NPT’s original productions and events during the past year, as well […]

NPT’s Annual Big Yellow Bird Bash Hatches April 21, 2018

Posted by on April 4, 2018 at 8:00 am

NPT’s annual Big Yellow Bird Bash spring fundraiser takes place on Saturday, April 21, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Houston Station in Wedgewood-Houston. Guests are encouraged to wear yellow (anything from formal to spirited) and pose for photos on the Yellow Carpet during this evening of of dancing, food, cocktails and a silent auction. Proceeds support NPT’s educational, cultural and […]

NPT Receives Six Midsouth Regional Emmy Award Nominations

Posted by on November 17, 2017 at 3:00 pm

NPT received six nominations at the 32nd Midsouth Regional Emmy Award announcement party on Nov. 16, 2017, at BMI on Nashville’s Music Row. The following NPT productions and staff received nominations: PUBLIC AFFAIRS NPT Reports Aging Matters: Abuse & Exploitation Will Pedigo, Suzy Hence INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL SERIES NPT Snapshot Linda Wei, Shawn Anfinson, Paul Mojonnier DOCUMENTARY/CULTURAL […]

Kevin Crane Becomes NPT’s President & CEO; McElroy, Tidwell, Pedigo & Hence Promoted

Posted by on July 7, 2017 at 7:00 am

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)

Posted by on June 30, 2017 at 8:00 am

  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

Posted by on April 5, 2017 at 2:49 pm

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 […]

Join Us for NPT’s Big Yellow Bird Bash on Saturday, April 1, 2017

Posted by on March 15, 2017 at 12:23 pm

Gather your friends, drape yourself in yellow and make plans to attend NPT’s sixth annual Big Yellow Bird Bash on Saturday, April 1, from 7 to 10 p.m. The event takes place at Houston Station in the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood and is for fans and supporters of Nashville Public Television, especially those who grew up watching […]

NPT’s Signal Is Once Again Available for All Viewers

Posted by on October 23, 2016 at 5:20 pm

We’re back. NPT is once again available to all viewers.* Thank-you for your patience during our tower maintenance and the resulting outage to some of our viewers. Many episodes of our programming are also available for online viewing at wnpt.org/video. We have scheduled re-broadcasts of Poldark on Masterpiece, Hamilton’s America and Indian Summers to accommodate […]

NPT Receives 2016 NETA Award for Video Campaign

Posted by on September 28, 2016 at 11:39 am

NPT was presented with a 2016 NETA Award for its “Do Your Part for NPT” promotional campaign during the National Educational Telecommunications Association annual professional development conference in Baltimore. NETA honored 17 of its members with 24 awards for excellence in content production, promotion and marketing, community engagement, and instructional media during the mid-September conference. […]