Joe Morris

Joe Morris is a contributing writer at Better Tennessee magazine. He has been reporting, writing and editing for Parthenon Publishing since 2011, where he has produced publications for nationally known clients in healthcare, accounting, technology and entrepreneurial leadership.

He has written and edited for publications all around the country. In Atlanta he worked in government and financial publishing and as a legal-affairs reporter, while in Los Angeles his writing touched on everything from local news to celebrity profiles. While in L.A., he was the recipient of the Stonewall Democratic Club’s Media Awards.

Since relocating to Nashville in 2001, he has covered tourism, hospitality and other local industry sectors for the Nashville Business Journal, while also contributing to regional healthcare publications as well as national tourism and relocation guides. Other work includes online content for several well-known national franchises’ recruitment websites, as well as local print and online business publications.

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Stories by this contributor

  1. Back to Life: First responders get Narcan training to revive overdoses

  2. Produce Results: Community food projects grow interest in healthy eating and healthier lives

  3. A Reader Is Born: Free book program gives Tennessee tots a head start on learning

  4. You Are Not Alone: Counselors share their own recovery stories with callers to the Peer Recovery Call Center

  5. Soothing Troubled Minds: Helen Ross McNabb Center brings their expertise in mental health care to underserved rural Tennessee residents

  6. Gone But Not Forgotten: Six months into operations, Welcome Home of Chattanooga has created a compassionate space for homeless people facing their final days

  7. 2014 Regional Roadmap: Helping build a healthier Appalachian Tennessee

  8. Regional Roadmap: Hancock County: Funds expand after-school art program's offerings