Nancy Henderson

Nancy Henderson is the editor of Better Tennessee magazine as well as a contributing writer. As editor at Parthenon Publishing since 2005, she has overseen a wide variety of corporate newsletters and magazines covering health care, transportation and finance. She has more than 25 years of experience in editing and writing for magazines and newspapers.

She 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 determined the magazine’s content and managed the editorial staff. 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 Dishmag. 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.

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Stories by this contributor

  1. Health Brief: Childhood Obesity in Tennessee: Tennessee ranks #5 for most obese 10-17 year-olds and the consequences last far beyond their teen years

  2. Health Brief: Hypertension in Tennessee: Nearly 40% of Tennessee adults have high blood pressure

  3. Health Brief: Diabetes in Tennessee: As part of the diabetes belt, Tennessee has the 5th highest rates of diabetes in America

  4. Teachers Learn Too: Four teachers share their thoughts on how GoNoodle aids learning through music and movement

  5. Long Live Kingsport!: How one city works together and encourages its residents to make healthier choices

  6. Learn and Live: An eye-opening program for residents who are at risk to develop diabetes