Nashville Public Television

Kathy Turner-Jeffries, longtime NPT Master Control Operator (1953-2014)

Posted by on February 21, 2014 at 4:42 pm

Kathy Turner-Jeffries, who worked as a master control operator at NPT for 37 years, died earlier this week at the age of 60.  She was a “sunshine in the cave” as one NPT employee phrased it, a bastion of optimism and brightness in an area of the building most would consider cave-like.  Anyone who’s ever […]

Holocaust Remembrance Month Online Screening of Living On: Tennesseans Remembering the Holocaust.

Posted by on April 25, 2013 at 5:02 pm

New OVEE platform allows users to watch together and engage with panelists and filmmaker. To mark the conclusion of Holocaust Remembrance Month 2013, Nashville Public Television (NPT) and The Tennessee Holocaust Commission (THC) will present a special free online social screening of the NPT original documentary “Living On: Tennesseans Remembering the Holocaust” on Thursday, May […]

Beth Curley to Receive Nashy Award at Annual Gathering of Film and Television Community

Posted by on February 12, 2013 at 3:10 pm

President and CEO to be honored for her contribution to film community Beth Curley, president and CEO of Nashville Public Television (NPT), will receive The Nashy Award — given to an individual each year for his or her Outstanding Contributions to the Growth of the Nashville Film Community — at the annual Nashville Film/Television Town […]

`Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope` Tells Inspiring Story of Israeli Astronaut (Director Interview)

Posted by on January 24, 2013 at 8:15 am

Watch Space Shuttle Columbia – Preview on PBS. See more from Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope. Coming to NPT and PBS stations nationwide on Thursday, January 31 at 9:00 p.m. CT (check local listings), Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope is the untold inspirational story of Colonel Ilan Ramon, a fighter pilot and son […]

The Southern Festival of Books Takes Place October 12-14.

Posted by on October 9, 2012 at 8:30 am

One our favorite cultural events of the year takes place this weekend, October 12-14 at the Legislative Plaza. The Southern Festival of Books is a free event that offers “readers and writers an opportunity to interact, and create a public community that promotes and celebrates the joy of reading and of lifelong learning.” In short, […]

Watch `Call the Midwife` with the Faculty of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Posted by on September 25, 2012 at 9:50 am

Call the Midwife, was the highest rated new drama launch on record for the BBC, and this Sunday, September 30, it makes its way to NPT and PBS stations nationwide at 7:00 p.m. CT. The show will then air for the next consecutive  five Sundays, also at 7:00 p.m. Based on the best-selling memoirs of […]

Support NPT with designer Christian Siriano at the 2012 NFocus `Model Behavior` Event

Posted by on September 11, 2012 at 1:39 pm

We are very proud to announce that Nashville Public Television board member Crissy Welhoelter is an honoree at this year’s Model Behavior event, presented by NFocus Magazine.  The cocktail party and runway show at the Noah Liff Opera Center on October 12, this year featuring the designs of Christian Siriano, winner of hit TV show, […]

Media Update: We Had the VD Blues (and Spelled Oprah`s Name Wrong)

Posted by on August 9, 2012 at 3:11 pm

We continue to have a blast here as we cull through the archives in preparation for our 50th Anniversary this year. So many photos. So many ads. So many press releases on actual paper! NPT and PBS both have a histioy of fascinating and groundbreaking shows. It’s also full of really gutsy shows not afraid […]

Media Update: NPT One of Seven TN Recipients of Nissan Foundation Grants

Posted by on July 26, 2012 at 3:38 pm

NPT is proud today to be one of seven Tennessee organizations to receive grants from the Nissan Foundation, awarded today at Nissan North America’s corporate headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee. The grant for our Next Door Neighbors project continues the Nissan Foundation’s support for the initiative since it began several years ago. In that time we […]

Media Update: Crossroads Meets NOVA on `Tennessee Explorers`

Posted by on July 5, 2012 at 11:37 am

Tennessee’s history began with exploration, and that same adventurous spirit lives on today. World class explorers across our state are doing amazing research in many different types of science — creating new technologies and mentoring the next generation of explorers. Premiering tonight, July 5 at 8:00 p.m., Tennessee Explorers looks inside the brilliant minds leading […]