Jessica Darden

Jessica Darden

  • Chair, Communications

Jessica Darden is in her second term on the Cable board and is a part of the communications committee – helping oversee media relations, social media and community outreach strategy. For her day job, Jessica works for MP&F Strategic Communications. She joined MP&F in 2004 as a staff associate and is now a senior account supervisor for the firm. Over the past 10 years, she has worked for a number of clients in various industries, including health care, retail, government and the nonprofit sector.

Jessica’s specialties include research and strategic planning, community relations, grassroots campaigns, branding and materials development, and event planning. Some of her current clients include the U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Corps program and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Jessica was also a member of the MP&F English Only team – a campaign that helped defeat an amendment that would make English the only allowable language for use by Metro government. This campaign received a Silver Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society of America, the top national honor given by the organization.

Jessica is a Nashville native and has been involved with several local organizations over the years, including The Junior League of Nashville, The Tomorrow Fund and The Oasis Center. In addition to serving on the board of directors for Nashville Cable, Jessica is also on the Harding Academy Alumni board and is a member of the PRSA Nashville Chapter. She has also served on the boards of local nonprofits All About Women and Generation Tennessee.