Children's Health Crisis

Governor Bill Haslam Partners with Sesame Street to promote Healthy Eating

Posted by on March 18, 2014 at 4:54 pm

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has partnered with our friends at Sesame Street for a testimonial about the benefits of eating heath;y. In the short video, Haslam chats with Sesame Street faves Abby Cadabby and Rosita about why it’s important to develop healthy eating habits. NPT’s Children’s Health Crisis series touched on the role healthy eating […]

NPT Marks TN Child Health Week with Rebroadcasts/Updates of `Children`s Health Crisis` Docs

Posted by on October 3, 2013 at 5:53 pm

Recognizing that the health and well-being of children is fundamental to the progress of the United States, President Calvin Coolidge in 1928 created Child Health Day. Now celebrating its 85th year, the State of Tennessee is taking it a step further and declaring October 7-13 Child Health Week. In his proclamation marking Child Health Week, […]

Media Update: White House Chef Sam Kass Congratulates NPT on Children`s Health Crisis

Posted by on June 27, 2012 at 10:16 am
Sam Kass

Sam Kass, White House Assistant Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives at the White House, has offered Nashville Public Television his congratulations on the success of our Children’s Health Crisis project and dedication to improving the health of our community. In a video address embedded below, Kass ties the goals of the […]

Media Update: NPT Joins Public and Private Leaders to Address Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Posted by on June 19, 2012 at 1:55 pm

NPT was proud to be part of a discussion on Friday, June 15 at the downtown Nashville Public Library about the childhood obesity epidemic. The event, hosted by the Nashville Health Care Council and featuring Senator William H. Frist, M.D., among others, was one of a series of roundtable discussions being held nationwide by the […]

(Media Update) Paisley Celebrates Emmy Win With NPT Staff

Posted by on April 11, 2012 at 10:22 am

In March we announced our Midsouth Regional Emmy Award wins including the Community Service Emmy for our Children’s Health Project (made up of NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis documentaries, Children’s Health Updates, as well as community engagement discussions and outreach events). Last week, joined by the the rest of the Children’s Health Project Emmy-award winning group, […]

(Media Update) Children`s Health Project and Secession Score Midsouth Emmys

Posted by on March 18, 2012 at 7:40 pm
Emmy MidSouth

We are proud to announce that Nashville Public Television (NPT) picked up two Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards last night at the 26th Annual awards ceremony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville. In the Community Service category, our Children’s Health Project, made up of NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis documentaries, Children’s Health Updates, as […]

(Media Update) NPT Reports and NDN Storytellers Join New NPT Blog Network

Posted by on September 20, 2011 at 4:30 pm

For quite awhile, NPT Media Update was all alone in the NPT Blog universe. We had no blog buddies. Then, last year, we introduced the Community Cinema Nashville blog, to keep Community Cinemaphiles and documentary fans abreast of what was going on during the season. But that still left us lonely during the off-season. That’s […]

Kimberly Williams-Paisley Talks About NPT Reports: Children`s Health Crisis

Posted by on June 24, 2011 at 10:09 am

Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley is best known as the radiant young bride in the comedy feature film series Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride Part II, and more recently as the co-star of the hit ABC TV sitcom According to Jim and star of the Lifetime Movie Network film Amish Grace. Around here […]

NPT Welcomes Reporter LaTonya Turner to our Staff

Posted by on March 9, 2011 at 9:59 am

NPT is pleased to welcome reporter LaTonya Turner to our staff. Turner joins us as part of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Local Journalism Collaborative Project. She will create video, audio and web reports on education in collaboration with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) and stations in Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana.  She will also continue her […]

`Children`s Health Crisis` Series Leads NPT EMMY Awards

Posted by on January 30, 2011 at 4:10 pm

We’re proud to report that our NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis series picked up two Emmy Awards — two of four in total that NPT productions won — when the 25th Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy® Awards were announced last night at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville. Our “Overview” episode took home the Emmy […]