BBB Accredited Business Profile

The Tennessean

The Tennessean

(615) 259-8000

The Tennessean

206 years in business
1100 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203-3116
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (615) 771-5408
  • (615) 242-7253
  • (615) 259-8095
  • (615) 259-8338
BBB File Opened: 01/01/1961
Business Started: 01/01/1812
Business Started Locally: 01/01/1812
Business Management
  • Laura Hollingsworth, President
Contact Information
  • Michael Anastasi, Vice President
  • Maria De Varenne, News Director
  • Sidney Fung, Vice President Of Operations
  • Kevin Huff, Vice President of Finance
  • Dan Krolczyk, Vice President
  • Jim Weigert, Vice President of Marketing
  • Jay Winkler, Vice President
  • Customer Service: Diane Bond, Manager of Customer Relations

Business Category
  • Newspaper
  • Magazine Distributors
  • Direct Mail Advertising
  • Newspaper Advertising
  • Guide Advertising
  • Internet Service
  • Online Shopping
  • Internet Marketing Services

Alternate Business Names
  • Tennessean Commercial Printing
  • Gannett Tennessee
BBB accredited business


Additional Complaint Information

In order to better assist their customers, The Tennessean has provided BBB with the name of their customer relations manager, Diane Bond, for consumers to reach for complaint assistance prior to filing a dispute with BBB. She can be reach directly at 615.259.8280 or


This company offers publication of a daily newspaper.

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The Tennessean

The Tennessean


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