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.
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.
Television Network has received an Emmy Award and an International
Film and Video Award among its many industry honors.
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.
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.