Jessica Bliss

Storytelling Columnist

The Tennessean


“When there is passion behind the work we do, it fuels us to work for the change we believe is possible.” 

Journalist and lover of all things outdoors, Jessica Bliss dedicates her days to elevating the voices of others through storytelling in hopes of inspiring positive change.


5 Things She Can’t Live Without

Stories: Words fuel me. Stories inspire us, connect us, and, often, explore life’s more complicated truths. 

Running shoes: Running quiets my unrest and gives me space to think.

People: Moments spent with others fill my heart.

Popcorn: It simply delights me.♥

Joy!: There’s nothing better. Poet Maya Angelou said: “Determine to live life with flair and laughter.”