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NPT’s ‘Aging Matters: Opioids & Addiction’ premieres June 20

Published on June 20, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

The opioid crisis has dominated news reports in recent years, from stories on communities and families ravaged by addiction to states suing pharmaceutical companies for their role in the spread of the drugs. You might think opioid misuse is a problem of youth, but in Tennessee, adults ages 55 to 64 have the highest death […]

Meet BBQ’s Steven Raichlen & NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff at NPT events this May

Published on May 7, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

This May NPT is offering two opportunities to meet public media personalities at events that support NPT’s educational, cultural and civic programming. Steven Raichlen, “the man who reinvented modern barbecue,” will appear at NPT on Thursday, May 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. to talk brisket and sign copies of his new cookbook, The Brisket […]

NPT receives five Midsouth Regional Emmy Award nominations

Published on November 16, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT received five nominations at the 33rd Midsouth Regional Emmy Award announcement party on Nov. 15, 2018, at BMI on Nashville’s Music Row. The following NPT productions and staff received nominations: PUBLIC AFFAIRS NPT Reports Aging Matters: Loneliness & Isolation LaTonya Turner DOCUMENTARY/CULTURAL Music Row: Nashville’s Most Famous Neighborhood Justin Harvey, Paul Mojonnier, Joe DelMerico, […]

NPT’s ‘Aging Matters: Hospitals & Health Risks’ premieres Nov. 15

Published on November 1, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Aging Matters: Hospitals & Health Risks, the 13th documentary in Nashville Public Television’s NPT Reports: Aging Matters series, premieres Thursday, Nov. 15, at 8 p.m. on NPT. If you’re sick or hurt enough to go to the hospital, you expect to leave in better shape than when you arrived. But as we age, it becomes […]

NPT’s ‘Aging Matters: Loneliness & Isolation’ Premiere, Preview Event in May

Published on May 16, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Decades of research have shown that social isolation and loneliness can be as dangerous to your health as smoking or obesity. On the next edition of Aging Matters, we will explore how growing older can be an isolating experience and the difference between being isolated and feeling isolated or lonely. We’ll also look at innovative […]

NPT hosts ‘Transit Vote: NPT Reports Town Hall’ April 12 in Studio A

Published on March 29, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

What transportation challenges does Nashville face now and in the future? How does the proposed plan affect Nashvillians and their neighborhoods? What happens if the plan fails? Are there unanswered questions? NPT invites the public to participate in a town-hall discussion leading up to the May 1 vote on proposed transit plans for Nashville. The […]

NPT’s ‘Early Black Press’ Documentary Wins 2018 Midsouth Regional Emmy

Published on January 22, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television’s original documentary, The Early Black Press: Tennessee Voices Lifted, received an award in the documentary/historical category at the 32nd Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards on Jan. 20, 2018, at Nashville’s Music City Center. Statuettes went to producers Ed Jones and LaTonya Turner. The Early Black Press premiered in April 2017 and is the […]

NPT Receives Six Midsouth Regional Emmy Award Nominations

Published on November 17, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

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 […]

Aging Matters ‘Nutrition & Aging’ & ‘Practical Nutrition’ Premiere Nov. 16

Published on November 9, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Of the diseases that can affect how we age, malnutrition is not an obvious one. However, researchers say more and more older adults are malnourished, including people who may look healthy or who may even be overweight. Nutrition & Aging, NPT Reports’ latest Aging Matters documentary, examines the hidden epidemic of malnutrition and undernutrition among […]

NPT’s ‘Early Black Press’ Documentary Premieres April 20, 2017

Published on April 19, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

The Early Black Press: Tennessee Voices Lifted, an NPT original production, premieres Thursday, April 20, at 8 p.m. This latest documentary in our Citizenship series was produced by LaTonya Turner and Ed Jones and examines the rise of black-owned newspapers in the decades following the Civil War. We will host a simultaneous Facebook Live screening […]