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New monthly legislative review program premieres Sunday at 9 a.m.

Posted by on February 27, 2015 at 2:35 pm

This Sunday morning we’re premiering a new monthly show about the Tennessee Legislature. Tennessee Capitol Report will air 9 a.m. Sundays March 1 and 29, April 26 and May 31 on NPT; Tennessee’s five other PBS stations will also air the show on Sunday mornings. Tennessee Capitol Report is hosted by TV and radio personality ‪Chip […]

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 […]

Media Update: Crossroads Meets NOVA on `Tennessee Explorers`

Posted by on July 5, 2012 at 11:37 am

Tennessee’s history began with exploration, and that same adventurous spirit lives on today. World class explorers across our state are doing amazing research in many different types of science — creating new technologies and mentoring the next generation of explorers. Premiering tonight, July 5 at 8:00 p.m., Tennessee Explorers looks inside the brilliant minds leading […]

(Media Update) A Day of Remembrance | An Hour of Reflection | Watch `Living On` Now

Posted by on January 26, 2012 at 9:43 am

It’s been six years since NPT’s Will Pedigo produced “Living On: Tennesseans Remembering the Holocaust.” But the emotion and meaning that he poured into the documentary is still very much with him. In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Friday, January 27, Pedigo reflects on making the film, and asks that Tennesseans throughout the state take […]

(Media Update) Local Food Gets Center Stage at Tennessee Local Food Summit

Posted by on November 21, 2011 at 11:38 am

NPT is proud to be a media partner for the upcoming Tennessee Local Food Summit, to be held Friday, December 2 – Sunday December 5 at Lipscomb University. The summit, organized by popular Volunteer Gardener segment host Jeff Poppen, a.k.a The Barefoot Farmer, will bring together consumers, farmers, gardeners, chefs, students, businesses and everyone interested […]

A Special Message About Federal Funding from the Presidents of NPT and WPLN

Posted by on February 14, 2011 at 12:23 pm

In a joint opinion piece in today’s Tennessean, Beth Curley, president and CEO of  Nashville Public Television (NPT) and Rob Gordon, the president and CEO of WPLN (Nashville Public Radio) make their case for the importance of federal funding for public broadcasting. “Public broadcasting is America’s largest classroom,” they write. “Both public television and public […]

A Look at the Six Months Ahead at NPT

Posted by on January 10, 2011 at 2:12 pm

From new episodes in our Tennessee Civil War 150, NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis and Next Door Neighbors documentary projects, to a third volume of our popular 20th Century in Photographs series, to a public screening and event surrounding the Freedom Riders documentary, 2011 is going to be an amazing year of great programming and events […]

It`s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas: A `Crossroads` Guide to Enjoying the Season

Posted by on December 10, 2010 at 9:00 am

It’s no surprise that we at Tennessee Crossroads love to get out and enjoy all the unique people and places around the state. But we particularly love this time of year, because even those places that we seasoned travelers have visited time and time again offer a different experience during the month of December. We’re […]

Tennessee Crossroads Gets a Taste of the Sweet Life with Sweet Treats Special

Posted by on December 3, 2010 at 9:24 am

From the NPT Pressroom: Any mention of “sweet treats” brings to mind a wide array of tasty delights. Perhaps you think of your favorite candy, cookie or ice cream, or even something a bit nuttier like candied pecans. With a variety of “sweet” ideas of their own, Tennessee Crossroads sent Joe Elmore, Gretchen Bates, Tressa […]

NPT to Broadcast TSSAA BlueCross Bowl High School Football Championships

Posted by on November 29, 2010 at 9:43 am

Sixteen of the best high school football teams in Tennessee will take the field December 2 – 4 in the 2010 BlueCross Bowl, the TSSAA’s Football state championships in Cookeville, Tennessee, and Nashville Public Television, together with all of Tennessee’s public television stations, will bring you all of the action live. The games will  be […]