Nashville Banner

Publisher's society

First Edition

Founding gifts of $5,000 and above are recognized as part of the Nashville Banner Publisher’s Society – First Edition, a generous group of civic-minded individuals, foundations, and businesses committed to bringing quality local journalism to Nashville and Tennessee. As a locally-owned, community supported news organization, the Banner relies on these transformative gifts as the foundation on which we are building a sustainable news organization.

Thank you to our Publisher’s Society First Edition members:

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

Margaret Behm and Harlan Dodson

Bone Family Fund of CFMT

Richard J. Eskind

Sara J. Finley

Jim and Emily Flautt

Bill and Babs Freeman

Ruth Ann Harnisch, Homecoming Queen

Harnisch Foundation

Nancy Peterson Hearn

Reggie Hill

Ed Lanquist

Ellen E. Lehman

Zach Liff

Matt and Patsy Powers

Aubrey Preston

Scarlett Family Foundation

Sandra Schatten Foundation

Jon and Ann Shayne

Carolyn Smith Foundation

Hope Stringer

H.G. Webb

Ian Wrigley

To learn more about joining the Nashville Banner Publisher’s Society contact:

Paige Hendrickson
Director of Development

Donors and corporate sponsors play no role in guiding the journalism produced by the Nashville Banner. When donors or corporate sponsors who have given $1,000 or more to the Banner are named in our stories, we disclose them on those pages.