Jim Stovall has been a national champion Olympic weightlifter, a
successful investment broker and entrepreneur. He is Co-Founder and
President of the Narrative Television Network, which makes movies
and television accessible for our nation's 13 million blind and
visually impaired people and their families. Although originally
designed for the blind and visually impaired, over 60% of NTN's
nationwide audience is made up of fully-sighted people who simply
enjoy the programming.
Jim Stovall hosts the Network's talk show, "NTN Showcase." His
guests have included Katharine Hepburn, Jack Lemmon, Carol
Channing, Steve Allen, and Eddie Albert, as well as many others.
The Narrative Television Network has received an Emmy Award and an
International Film and Video Award among its many industry
NTN has grown to include over 1,200 cable systems and broadcast
stations, reaching over 35 million homes in the United States, and
NTN is shown in 11 foreign countries.
Jim Stovall joined the ranks of Walt Disney, Orson Welles, and
four United States presidents when he was selected as one of the
"Ten Outstanding Young Americans" by the U.S. Junior Chamber of
Commerce. He has appeared on "Good Morning America" and CNN, and
has been featured in Reader's Digest, TV Guide and
Time magazine. He is the author of a previous book entitled
You Don't Have To Be Blind To See, as well as his new book
Success Secrets of Super Achievers. The President's
Committee on Equal Opportunity selected Jim Stovall as the 1997
Entrepreneur of the Year.