Ashley Brantley

As senior content strategist at Parthenon Publishing since 2011, Ashley has created and executed successful content plans for clients in industries including healthcare, nonprofit, transportation, venture capitalism and lifestyle. She has more than 10 years of experience in writing, editing, social media and public relations. Ashley’s background in journalism, social media and PR gives her a well-rounded view of how communications can succeed. After working for several years as a legislative reporter at the Tennessee State Capitol, Ashley returned to school to get her M.A. in journalism and public relations from University of Memphis. She worked for the university as a writer, blogger and public relations manager while pursuing her degree. Ashley volunteers her writing and marketing skills to Our Kids, a Nashville nonprofit that helps children and families affected by child sexual abuse, where she chairs the marketing committee and sits on both the board and executive committee. Ashley’s writing has been published in Road King magazine, the Nashville Scene and The City Paper.

  1. Top 10 Healthy Foods in Nashville

    If you’re a Nashvillian looking for healthy, flavorful fare, here are 10 ways to lighten up.

  2. CASE STUDY: Creating A Social Media Strategy for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

    $10 million — Did you know that’s how much BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee donates to health improvement programs each year? […]

  3. Editorial Edge: 3 Tips for Writing Better

    And as ubiquitous as autocorrect is, writing is not a skill you can do without and it can always be strengthened. Here are 3 tips to instantly improve your writing.

  4. Mow Town

    Richardson always loved the idea of an outdoor career, but he never anticipated it would be his four-hooved friends that would help him get there. He talks to Unsung Nashville about sheep, goats, myths and mischief.

  5. How to Exploit a Solar Eclipse

    Our 3-day promotion of the Nashville eclipse planning tips increased our website traffic 1,000% over the previous week with less than $300. Here’s how.

  6. Dogged Determination

    Through Retrieving Independence, service dog educator Brenda Dew gives the disabled and incarcerated a little bit of freedom.

  7. Top 13 Soups in Nashville

    Why is soup a winter food? It’s a trick question; the answer is it’s not. But I ask to point […]

  8. Touch Me Twice: Decreasing One-And-Done Visitors for Unsung Nashville

    After launching Unsung Nashville, we took four key steps to engage people more than once.

  9. Top 13 Local Nashville Holiday Gifts

    Nashville’s traffic is getting worse but our shopping is getting better. We want to make your life easier with the 13 best Nashville holiday gifts for the Music City lover in your life.

  10. No Story Untold

    Lawyer and historian David Ewing gives Nashville history new life online

  11. 28 Great Nashville Small Businesses

    500,000 and counting. That’s how many small businesses call Tennessee home, and many are based in Nashville. It says a […]

  12. 4 Tips for Targeting Your Facebook Posts

    How do you target the right people on Facebook so they’ll engage with you but also actually read what you write? There are lots of ways, but we picked four.