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. Lessons in Storytelling from a Sausage Biscuit

    After getting a biscuit with sausage breakfast sandwich one Sunday morning, I realized that I had seen the power of storytelling in action.

  2. Top 10 Nashville Runs With a Twist

    We all know those dedicated runners who are quick to explain how pounding out mile after mile has changed their […]

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

    Getting to the point can be tough. Here are 3 easy ways you can edit yourself to make your writing stronger.

  4. The Tutu Mistress

    When Christen Heilman Runyon, who works in the costume shop for Nashville Ballet, sits back after a long session at […]

  5. Boom Town: Making the July 4th Fireworks Spectacular

    When everyone else is exchanging midnight kisses and screaming, “Happy New Year,” David Spencer is thinking about the Fourth of […]

  6. Spelling and Grammar and Style, Oh My!

    Confessions of a grammar nerd: I can’t be responsible for what might happen when you put punctuation marks outside of quote marks.

  7. Social Anxiety: Why Marketers Have To Get Over It

    Half of marketing professionals are not confident about their social media skills. So what is a successful marketer to do?

  8. Creative Campaigns Can Come From Stupid Ideas

    The reality series The Pitch taught me how stupid ideas can lead to creative campaigns.

  9. 5 Questions You Should Ask – and Answer – in All Your Content

    In a world of constant communication, the 5 Ws of story writing have never been more important. Can you ask – and answer – them for your readers?

  10. I Don’t Want To Write a Blog Post Either

    Here’s the absolute truth about our blog posts at Parthenon: We all struggle with them. We grouse that we have […]

  11. Social Media Cautionary Tale: I Am Amazing

    We all know that guy, the one who brings every conversation back around to himself. And we don’t like him. Are you being “that guy” on social media?

  12. Is That a Fact? Check

    Every story needs facts. And every writer needs to be a fact checker. Those little bits of information are your […]