Contributors

Alison Sexter

Alison Sexter, a contributing writer for Better Tennessee, has been a member of the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee corporate communications team since 2015.

A Chattanooga native, she has a decade of healthcare communications experience including writing, editing, public relations and social media.

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Ashley Brantley

Ashley Brantley is a contributing writer for the Better Tennessee magazine and website. She also manages Better Tennessee’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. As Senior Content Strategist at Parthenon Publishing since 2011, Ashley has created and executed successful content plans for clients in industries including health care, nonprofits, transportation, venture capitalism and lifestyle. She has more than 10 years of experience in writing, editing, social media and public relations.

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Blake Boldt

Blake Boldt is a contributing writer for Better Tennessee magazine. As a staff writer for Parthenon Publishing since 2014, he has written and edited marketing communications for clients in various industries including health care, transportation and business development. As a freelance music journalist, he has written concert reviews, created artist biographies and profiled 18 Grammy Award recipients, including Celine Dion, Emmylou Harris and Tony Bennett.

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Brian Lazenby

Brian Lazenby is a communications specialist for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, where he has worked since 2015. In addition to working as a content writer and editor for a public relations group, Brian has more than 15 years of experience writing for newspapers and magazines.

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Gary Tanner

Gary Tanner is a former communications specialist for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, as well as a contributing writer to Better Tennessee magazine. He has more than 30 years of experience in editing and writing for newspapers, magazines and wire services.

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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 worked all around the United States, covering everything from local government to the entertainment industry.

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Marie Mosley

Marie Mosley is a corporate communications specialist for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, where she’s served since 2012, and a contributing writer for Better Tennessee magazine.

She has 25 years of experience in public relations, community relations, speech writing and special event planning.

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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 magazine covering health care, transportation and finance. She has more than 25 years of experience in editing and writing for magazines and newspapers.

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