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NPT, Tennessee’s Public Media Stations Welcome CPB Board to State

Published on July 25, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting here in Nashville on June 27 at the Hermitage Hotel. A reception was held that evening at Tennessee’s Executive Residence for the state’s 12 public media television and radio stations. Gov. Bill Haslam and first lady Crissy Haslam welcomed the media representatives, members […]

Corporation for Public Broadcasting Board Meets in Nashville

Published on June 22, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Board of Directors will meet here in Nashville on Monday, June 27, 2016, from 1:30 to 4:35 p.m. CDT. CPB is a private, nonprofit corporation created by Congress in the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967. CPB’s mission is to ensure universal access to non-commercial, high-quality content and telecommunications services. It […]

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

Published on February 14, 2011 By Joe Pagetta

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 […]

Frank Keesee: The Lone Ranger of Photography

Published on May 11, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

“I don’t have a creative bone in my body,” says Nashville accountant and volunteer photographer extraordinaire Frank Keesee, “which is good, because creative accountants go to jail.” While this may be true (the “creative bone in my body” part), what’s not debatable is the size of Frank’s heart and dedication to supporting those organizations and […]