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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 […]

‘Voyage of Adventure,’ NPT Doc on History-Inspired River Trip, Airs July 26

Published on July 18, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

By MiChelle Jones, NPT On Labor Day 2016, while others spent the day grilling and relaxing, photographer John Guider set off on what would be a two-month, 1,000-mile journey along Tennessee’s waterways. His goal was to follow, as closely as possible, Col. John Donelson’s 1779 journey from Virginia to what would become Nashville. Guider’s voyage […]

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 […]

Support NPT this Spring & Receive Concert Tickets, Museum Passes & More

Published on March 6, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

It’s March Membership Campaign time here at NPT and we have several ticket offers as thank-you gifts when you make a generous donation to NPT. Scroll below to find concert tickets, meet-&-greet opportunities with performers, museum passes, and tickets to NPT’s annual Antiques & Fine Arts Appraisal Day. Call 844-213-5345 to take advantage of performance […]

‘A Time of Joining,’ an NPT Original Production, Premieres Feb. 22

Published on February 19, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

A Time of Joining, the latest documentary in NPT’s Citizenship Project series, premieres Thursday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. The film explores the rise of benevolent societies and fraternal associations in the years following the Civil War. These organizations provided members with burial insurance, status and other benefits before the nation had any sort of […]

‘Ask This Old House’ Nashville Segment Premieres Jan. 25 on NPT2

Published on January 25, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

The Ask This Old House crew pulled into Middle Tennessee last fall to help homeowners with three projects, including a Sylvan Park couple who wanted to transform their side door into a Dutch door. General contractor Tom Silva helped homeowner Elayne complete the project. “It’s really a half-hour job,” Silva quipped, noting that in TV […]