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NPT tapes ‘Opioids: NPT Reports Town Hall’ April 9; premieres April 18

Published on April 3, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

As our country grapples with the opioid epidemic, NPT will hold a public forum about how Middle Tennesseans are dealing with this public health crisis. Join us on Tuesday, April 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. for Opioids: NPT Reports Town Hall, a discussion with concerned citizens, individuals and families affected by opioid misuse and […]

NPT’s ‘Aging Matters: Legal Help’ documentary premieres March 28

Published on March 20, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

Just over half of all older adults have had at least one civil legal problem in the last year and 87 percent of seniors seeking legal assistance had difficulty finding or affording it. Yet benefits and resources available to older adults are underutilized. Aging Matters: Legal Help, the fourteenth documentary in Nashville Public Television’s NPT […]

NPT’s annual Big Yellow Bird Bash is March 30, 2019, in a new nest!

Published on March 1, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s Big Yellow Bird Bash fundraiser moves to a new location this year! Our eighth annual party for fans of Nashville Public Television and public media takes place Saturday, March 30, from 7 to 10 p.m. at The Bedford, a multi-space event venue located in the Berry Hill area. The Big Yellow Bird Bash includes […]

NPT promotes two; other staff updates

Published on November 30, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

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 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 2018 Report to the Community now available online

Published on November 13, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

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 […]

NPT3 PBS Kids channel receives underwriting from The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial

Published on November 7, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television welcomes The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial as a major underwriter of NPT3 PBS Kids, NPT’s 24/7 children’s channel dedicated to quality educational programming from PBS Kids. NPT3 PBS Kids is available to all children and caregivers on a platform and at a time that works for them, including prime time, weekends […]

NPT’s Another Perspective podcast launches with ‘Dark Money’ filmmaker

Published on October 5, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Follow the money. It’s one of the basic rules of investigative journalism, a catchphrase used throughout the Academy Award-winning film, All the President’s Men. The phrase also summarizes the methodology of a Montana journalist as he explores the proliferation of anonymous corporate contributions into American politics. Filmmaker Kimberly Reed in turn followed the story for […]

NPT’s ‘Aging Matters: Dental Health’ premieres Sept. 27 at 8 p.m.

Published on September 6, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Aging Matters: Dental Health, the twelfth documentary in Nashville Public Television’s NPT Reports: Aging Matters series, premieres Thursday, Sept. 27, at 8 p.m. Tennessee ranks 49th in oral health for older adults and almost half of Tennesseans over 65 . Older adults are often susceptible to gum disease and tooth decay, which can affect their […]

NPT’s August Membership Campaign Brings Specials, Guests and Ticket Offers

Published on August 21, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s August Membership Campaign is your opportunity to show your support for Nashville Public Television – and to take advantage of ticket offers and other thank-you gifts! This season’s offerings include concert packages, Nashville Zoo tickets and more. We’ll also have special guests in the studio on live pledge nights, Aug. 22 and 23. Here’s […]