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.

  1. Fixed For Life

    19-year-old Emily Heard expertly slices and dices vegetables. In a few hours, these meals will be delivered to dozens of people in Davidson and Williamson counties. All the recipients have one thing in common: they’re going through cancer treatment.

  2. Thought Leader or Thought Provoker?

    As more companies embrace content marketing — aka sharing stories with current and potential customers to create a link between […]

  3. The Importance of Child’s Play is Featured in the New Issue of Better Tennessee

    I was back in gym class, and it was so very different from what I remembered. In my research for […]

  4. Above It All

    You see the cranes everywhere, but what’s it really like to be the man behind one? Jaybo Cobb knows — and tells.

  5. Better Tennessee Magazine Goes to Kingsport

    What happens after a nonprofit group gets the “Big Check” donation? Better Tennessee magazine finds out. Its stories go straight […]

  6. By the Numbers: The Power of Statistics

    Everyone loves playing the percentages. You find them filling up incredibly cool-looking infographics and looming large in PowerPoint presentations. Speakers emphasize […]

  7. Queen Bee

    What’s the difference between Sourwood and Dark Wildflower honey? It’s the kind of question Carol Hagen answers weekly at the […]

  8. Cool Down a Hot Potato Topic

    Did anyone make it through election season without getting purple in the face in reaction to a friend’s social media […]

  9. Top 10 Outdoor Fall Events in Nashville

    Grab a sweater (it could get chilly out there) and consider this Top Ten list of Fall events your starting point.

  10. Complicated Topics, No Jargon

    When messaging must reach people who are not immersed in industry jargon, using it just creates confusion. So how do you translate a tough topic to a broad readership? Here are 3 good ways.

  11. A Friendly Face in the Crowd

    Like many recent transplants trying to navigate downtown Nashville, Coloradan Kevin Stevenson needed some guidance. A little lost, a little […]

  12. 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.