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 Happy Hours in Nashville

    Eating and drinking. What’s better? The answer is nothing — except doing both cheap. To wit: the 10 best happy hours in Nashville now.

  2. 3 Ways to Sell Yourself Better

    From entrepreneur to intern, everybody’s selling something. Here’s are three ways to sell yourself better from Scott Kupor of Andreessen Horowitz.

  3. Help, Hope & Healing

    “I only did one wrong thing,” said the little girl, matter-of-factly. “I was afraid and I took too long to […]

  4. Top 10 Nashville Christmas Gifts

    Christmas shopping is the worst. Luckily these 10 Nashville gifts are the best.

  5. 5 Halloween-Y Things to do in Nashville

    Nashville has a healthy respect for all things Halloween. You can’t turn around in October without bumping into a pumpkin […]

  6. Into the ‘Wood

    There are a lot of things people love about Cheekwood. Kelly Terrell’s favorite is a bit surprising. “It’s something we […]

  7. Making Art Work

    The job of preparator is a bit of mystery, and not just because no one knows how to pronounce it. […]

  8. Twitter Ads: 1 Suggestion You Shouldn’t Be Taking

    If you’re building a brand, targeting potential followers with a Twitter ad is great. But there’s one suggestion Twitter makes you shouldn’t be taking.

  9. Rescue Me

    In 2001, Tanya Willis was driving down a country road when a yellow Lab puppy jumped out in front of her car. She knew she had to take him home.

  10. Top 13 Lunches Under $10 in Nashville

    It’s no secret the Nashville restaurant scene has exploded, and that can make lunchtime tough. Here are the 13 best lunches in town & you can score all of them for $10 or less.

  11. Setting The Bar

    Corsair Distillery’s Austin Reese talks quinoa whiskey, the best cocktail bars in Nashville & the perils of having a kickass beard

  12. The Man Behind The Curtain

    Belcourt Theater Projectionist Kirk Futrell talks favorite movies, the best fish in Nashville & the theater’s secret sweet spot.