This Book Needs a Helmet: Abby White on the 100 Things to Do in Nashville Before You Die

Posted by on August 6, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Whether it’s Middle Tennessee trips onTennessee Crossroads, visits to local gardens on Volunteer Gardener or visual studies of emerging and established businesses on our web series You Ought to Know Nashville, it’s clear that we love our city and all it has to offer. We also love its history, as our Memories of Nashville and […]

New Storytellers Blog Highlights the Stories of Nashville Immigrants and Refugees

Posted by on June 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm

We are proud to announce the launch of a new blog dedicated to showcasing the stories of Nashville’s immigrants and refugees. NPT’s Next Door Neighbors Storytellers blog, accessible at, is the web portal for a community project that expands on the Emmy award-winning Next Door Neighbors documentary series. Building on NPT’s close relationships with […]

We Want Your Photos of Nashville from the Mid-70`s to the New Century

Posted by on November 13, 2013 at 12:02 pm

Our original series, Nashville: The 20th Century in Photographs, has chronicled the city’s journey from a small town on the Cumberland River to a banking powerhouse in the 1920s, a recording capitol in the 50s and a sprawling metropolis in the 70s. In Nashville: The 20th Century in Photographs Vol. IV we will see Nashville […]

Like `Next Door Neighbors` on the Stage | TWTP`s `Voices of Nashville` Runs October 4-20

Posted by on October 3, 2013 at 3:26 pm

“Next Door Neighbors was an inspiration for us,” said Christine Mather and Sara Sharpe, playwrights of Voices of Nashville, during an NPT Reports interview with NPT’s LaTonya Turner.  “To be able to have that trove, where we could hear voices outside of our own comfort zone.” That our Next Door Neighbors project would have that […]

George Jones: Big Lectric Fan to Keep Me Cool While I Sleep

Posted by on April 26, 2013 at 12:45 pm

NPT, together with Nashville and country music lovers everywhere — and all music lovers, really — mourn today the passing of legend George Jones at age 81. Much will be written and said about Jones today and in the days and weeks ahead, but one of the first things we thought of this morning when […]

Beth Curley to Receive Nashy Award at Annual Gathering of Film and Television Community

Posted by on February 12, 2013 at 3:10 pm

President and CEO to be honored for her contribution to film community Beth Curley, president and CEO of Nashville Public Television (NPT), will receive The Nashy Award — given to an individual each year for his or her Outstanding Contributions to the Growth of the Nashville Film Community — at the annual Nashville Film/Television Town […]

Scarritt-Bennett and NPT Partner on Screening and Discussion about ELL Graduation Challenges

Posted by on February 7, 2013 at 11:28 am

Scarritt-Bennett Center and Nashville Public Television (NPT) invite the community to a free screening of the NPT “American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen” documentary NPT Reports: Translating the Dream on Friday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Scarritt-Bennett Center’s Fondren Hall. The screening is open-to-the-public and will be followed by a panel discussion led by […]

One On One With `Contributor` Exec Director Explores Success of Nation`s Largest Street Paper

Posted by on December 4, 2012 at 4:18 pm

I got my most recent copy of The Contributor from Don at the Corner of Broadway and 13th Street in downtown Nashville, as soon you exit off Interstate 40.  He wished me and my mother a blessed day, and when I immediately got caught up reading the cover story, informed me that the light had […]

NPT Scores Seven Midsouth Regional Emmy Nominations

Posted by on November 15, 2012 at 11:46 pm

We are proud to announce that NPT productions picked up seven nominations when The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS )announced the Midsouth Regional Emmy® Award Nominations tonight at the Music Row offices of Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI). Among productions scoring nominations were NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis: Sexuality, Visions of the American West, Tennessee Civil […]

LIVEBLOG: Nov 7 | Women`s Fund Forum on Human Sex Trafficking in Tennessee

Posted by on November 6, 2012 at 3:53 pm

Join us here on Wednesday, November 7 at 9:15 a.m. for a real-time live blog of the Women’s Fund Forum on Human Sex Trafficking in Tennessee. Even though registration for the event at the First Amendment Center is now closed, you can follow along here, as well as by following the Women’s Fund Forum on […]