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: The Best Patios In Nashville

    Nashvillians are a patio-crazy people. From April to October, we will BE outside, dadgummit. Here are our 10 favorite patios in Nashville now.

  2. Father’s Day: The Great Dad-Off Of 2014

    When Father’s Day comes around, as a child you have three options: You make your Dad something heartfelt and adorable. […]

  3. The Best Interview Question You’re Not Asking

    If you’re a writer, interviews are crucial. And there’s one question you may not be asking that will transform your interview from good to great.

  4. 10 Ways to Make the Most of Soup Sunday

    Like all good soup addicts, I have much to offer amateurs. 10 tips for making the most of Our Kids Soup Sunday.

  5. Valentine’s Day Massacre 2014: Where Love Comes to Die

    In general, Parthenon is a pretty talkative place. We talk about ideas. We talk about technology. We talk about the […]

  6. Spotlight: Our Kids

    The Our Kids mission is to provide expert medical evaluations and crisis counseling services in response to concerns of child sexual abuse, and to increase community awareness, conduct research and offer education and training about child maltreatment.

  7. The Best & Worst Christmas Gifts We Ever Got

    Water beds. American Girl dolls. Disney-themed toilet paper holders. These are the best – and worst – Christmas gifts we ever got.

  8. Scrapple, Pickles & Nog: A Very Special Parthenon Thanksgiving

    For most of you folks, Thanksgiving is a fancy family affair, but we prefer a Turkey Day that’s a little rougher around the edges. Let us count the ways.

  9. Top 10 Most Memorable Halloween Costumes: A Parthenon Retrospective

    In honor of this, our favorite holiday, we think you deserve a treat. Thus we offer the Top 10 Most Memorable Parthenon Halloween Costumes.

  10. How To Crash A Proposal In The Digital Age

    Will you marry me? It’s a question most people ask or answer only once, and the moment is fleeting. That’s where technology comes in.

  11. 5 Career Lessons I Learned From TV

    Finally! We’ve figured out why watching TV is good for your career. Lessons from Game of Thrones, Saved by the Bell, Dawson’s Creek & more.

  12. Stars, Stripes & Stories: Happy 4th from Parthenon

    Crack open a cold one and take a Fourth of July trip with us down memory lane.