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Nancy Henderson

As editor at Parthenon Publishing since 2005, Nancy has overseen a wide variety of corporate newsletters and magazines covering healthcare, transportation and finance. Her work on these publications has earned the company a number of accolades, including a Ragan Content Marketing Award for Best Print Publication and numerous TWNA Communicator awards. She has more than 25 years of experience in editing and writing for magazines and newspapers. Nancy was instrumental in the launch of the two national consumer magazines: At Country Weekly, she was one of four original staff writers, and as managing editor of the weekly TV Time, she developed the magazine’s editorial voice. She has also provided research for various television specials on the cable channel CMT and was part of a team that developed the curriculum and wrote/edited lessons for Google Europe’s Digital Garage project. Her work has been published in TV Guide, American Profile, Manhattan,inc., Country Music, Us magazine and Dish Magazine. Her business writing experience includes six years with the publicity department of Capitol Records Nashville, working with such artists as Garth Brooks, Charlie Daniels, Tanya Tucker and Keith Urban.

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  2. By the Numbers: The Power of Statistics

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  3. Queen Bee

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  4. Cool Down a Hot Potato Topic

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  5. Top 10 Outdoor Fall Events in Nashville

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  6. Complicated Topics, No Jargon

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  7. A Friendly Face in the Crowd

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  8. How to Find Your Employee Hero

    Successful internal communications put a spotlight on employees who show the company values at work. The trick is to find them. All it takes is a shift in thinking, developing a few discovery tactics and letting go of an image of the “perfect” story.

  9. Lessons in Storytelling from a Sausage Biscuit

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  10. Top 10 Nashville Runs With a Twist

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  11. Write Shorter: 3 Ways to Get to the Point

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  12. The Tutu Mistress

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