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NPT is named finalist in the 2019 NETA Awards

Published on October 23, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television has been named a finalist in the 2019 NETA Awards competition in the “Overall Excellence in Content” category for our community-engagement approach to creating content. Winners will be announced during an awards gala at the annual NETA conference, on Sunday, Jan. 26, in Arlington, Va., in January 2020.

Come to NPT’s ‘Country Music’ Premiere Party Sept. 15 at the Opry House

Published on August 22, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

Here at NPT we’ve been gearing up for Country Music, the Ken Burns documentary series coming to Nashville Public Television next month. It just gets better and better: Join NPT for a Country Music Premiere Party Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Grand Ole Opry House. Tickets are $75 and are available at wnpt.org/country-music/opry-event. Each event […]

NPT’s 2019 Appraisal Day is Saturday, June 15, at The Factory in Franklin

Published on May 22, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television hosts its 2019 Antiques & Fine Art Appraisal Day, Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Factory at Franklin (230 Franklin Rd., Franklin, Tenn., 37064). During Appraisal Day, attendees meet with regional appraisers and receive a verbal evaluation of their items. Admission for Appraisal Day 2019 is $75 […]

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 […]

Let’s Go Luna! joins PBS Kids lineup Nov. 21

Published on November 20, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Let’s Go Luna!, a new PBS Kids series, premieres Wednesday, Nov. 21, on NPT with a one-hour special airing at 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. In the animated series, three friends – Mexican butterfly Carmen, Australian wombat Leo, and Andy, a frog from the U.S. – travel around the globe with “Circo Fabuloso,” their parents’ […]

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 […]

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 […]