Turner Congratulates NTN
Turner Broadcasting congratulates Narrative Television Network on 25 years of service. (read more)
Narrative Television Network Begins 25th Season
NTN BEGINS 25th SEASON OF
MAKING MOVIES, TV, AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING ACCESSIBLE FOR THE BLIND
Tulsa, Oklahoma - January 5, 2012 - It was announced today that the Emmy Award-winning Narrative Television Network is preparing to launch its 25th season of making movies, television, and educational programming accessible for our nation's 13 million people who are blind and visually impaired and their families.
Founded in 1988, NTN released its first accessible programs that fall and is currently working on broadcast, cable, DVD, and Internet streaming programming that will be available in late 2012 which will comprise NTN's 25th year serving its special audience. (read more)
Stovall Named Chairman of DLN
October 3, 2011 – For Immediate Release – It was announced today that
Jim Stovall, Founder and President of the Narrative Television Network, was
named Chairman of the Description Leadership Network (DLN). The
Description Leadership Network is a coalition of world-class organizations
involved with the practicality, policy, and technology of blindness and
video accessibility. Funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of
Education, the DLN will serve in a two-year project.
Stovall said, “As a blind person myself, and as someone who has dedicated my professional life to video description, being named chairman of the DLN ranks with receiving the Emmy Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Council of the Blind as a high point.” (read more)
NTN has received national and international publicity, including features in The Wall Street Journal, TV Guide, Time Magazine, Variety, Woman's Day, and scores of other publications. NTN has been highlighted on CNN, Good Morning America, and many other national TV and radio shows.
Jim Stovall appears on CNN Stovall on Good Morning America
NTN Receives Major Funding from the
US Department of Education
For over 17 years NTN has worked with the U.S. Department of Education to bring thousands of hours of high quality educational programming to children who are blind or visually impaired. With funding from the Department of Education, NTN has made accessible programs from providers of educational material such as PBS, National Geographic, Cable in the Classroom, Annenberg/CPB, and the National Park Service.