Jessica Ennis

Principal, Go to Girl Communications

United States of America

I harness the power of great storytelling so you're never at a loss for words. I work with you and your teams to provide comprehensive communications support including:
- Writing and editing content for websites, social media, blogs, press releases, print and digital publications, marketing collateral, corporate communications, ad copy
- General communications consultation

I am an award-winning communications leader with more than 15 years of experience across key disciplines in communications. I am an accomplished writer, editor, media manager and publisher.


Marketing Collateral

marketing collateral
OpiSafe rack card

Card for doctors' offices explaining the program to patients

App card for general and trade show distribution
OpiRescue app card

Card was created to spotlight the features of a few, award-winning app

company flyer for general and trade show distribution
RxAssurance Flyer

Example of copy I created for a general company flyer, spotlighting several products

Website copywriting

Home Page - RxAssurance

RxAssurance works with organizations to directly integrate our solution with EHR/EMR systems. Our integration team can design a solution to fit any system that allows third party integrations.

Clear Peak
Careers - Clear Peak

At Clear Peak, we know our people are our most important resource. We are committed to developing our team members. When we invest in our people - our clients and our team reaps the benefits.

E-newsletters and Online Magazines

... on their way

A Vanderbilt University Medical Center News and Public Affairs Publication


A call for caution - RxAssurance

Be careful when you decide to prescribe opioids for chronic pain. Start low and go slow. And be sure you monitor your patients very closely, to assure that the drugs are working and not causing problems. That's what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) new guidelines suggest providers do, to help address the...

Stapleton Scoop
From U2 to Custom Cakes

Michelle Hadden Weekly spent 22 years jett-setting around the world as an entertainment publicist for artists Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews and U2 to name a few. But happy memories from her childhood, a marriage and a desire to spend more time with her family led her to pursue a drastically different career path.

Stapleton Scoop
Stapleton Entrepreneur Series: "Ashley's Closet"

Stapleton resident Ashley Stidham vividly remembers the day when inspiration struck to open her own online clothing boutique. The mother of two, ages 3 and 1, ended up leaving a clothing store empty-handed after a disastrous dressing room experience. "I was wearing the baby and had to lay her down on the dirty floor to try on [...]

LinkedIn Pulse
5 financial tips for new freelance writers

When I first began my writing career, my mentor and boss, Verna Gates, recommended I join the local Alabama chapter of the National Federation of Press Women. One of the people I met through the Alabama Media Professionals group was Ann Halpern.

Blog - RxAssurance

Doctors prescribe pain medications to their patients because they have determined that some of their patients need help managing one or more elements of pain, be it from a recent medical procedure, illness, condition or injury. To keep their patients safe, doctors can create pain management agreements with their patients, check their state's Prescription Drug...

Press Releases

RxAssurance to participate in "shark tank" style competition at Biennial of the Americas

RxAssurance has been selected as one of 12 start-ups from North, Central and South America to participate in the Biennial of the Americas "Entrepreneurs Marketplace " on July 15 in Denver. The start-ups will pitch their business to a large audience and an international panel of expert judges and advisors in a "shark tank" style competition at the Commons on Champa.

Press release
Save the Predators

Examples of press releases that garnered coverage from the AP wire, Nashville news media and others.

Press release

Example of a press release that generated calls from the Washington Post and other media.

Feature stories

Make Time for Exercise

Julie Wilson, M.D., pediatric sports medicine physician in the Orthopedics Institute at Children's Colorado, offers up these ideas to help busy families be more physically active. By Jessica Ennis

Vanderbilt Medicine
A Scholar and a Gentleman

When women of childbearing age wake up in the morning and pour their favorite cereal into a bowl, they can thank the efforts of Richard B. “Dick” Johnston Jr., M.D., for helping them have a better chance at delivering a healthy baby.

"on their way" magazine
Big dreams for tiny babies

Wearing clothing made to fit a 6- to 9-month-old baby, Becca Hill's tiny size is deceptive of her real age. The bubbly 2-year-old smiles and laughs as she poses for a photograph. By Jessica Ennis

Out & About Nashville
Harris makes his way as physician, father and gay community leader

Christopher Harris, M.D., had his first encounter with the health care system when he was just three weeks old. Born in Chicago, Harris, now 47, was diagnosed with pyloric stenosis, a narrowing of the exit to the stomach through which food and other stomach contents pass to enter the small intestine. By Jessica Ennis

Nashville Business Journal
Making the pitch - Nashville Business Journal

When Karen Hall wanted to start her own bookkeeping service 12 years ago, her banker insisted that she have her then-husband co-sign a relatively small loan as well as put up her one-year-old Acura as collateral. "There were no two ways about it," the self-proprietor of KT Bookkeeping recalled. By Jessica Ennis

Children's Hospital Colorado annual report
A Miracle Baby

When Savannah Perry, a nurse who lives in Boulder, was 20 weeks pregnant, she received a shocking phone call. By Jessica Ennis

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Childrens Hospital at Vanderbilt

A look at the early life of the now famous "Kid President." David and Laurie Novak thought they were done raising kids. The couple, who live in Henderson, Tenn., had three grown children of their own in addition to the 10 foster children they had cared for over the years.

Stories of Getting Better

Renee Allen, data systems analyst in Quality and Process Improvement, can track her interactions with Children's Hospital Colorado all the way back to the day she was born. Allen, now 36, was born prematurely and weighed only 2 pounds, 3 ounces. She was tiny and her lungs were not yet fully developed. By Jessica Ennis

Annual Reports

Children's Hospital 2012 Annual Report
Uncovering hidden risks

With certain cancers, the disease might not stop with the person diagnosed. About 1 in 10 people who develop cancer were diagnosed because of a gene mutation causing a hereditary cancer syndrome that was new in the individual or inherited.

Annual Report, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
"We are all connected"

Created the concept, wrote and edited this annual report

Nathan's Special Heart - CHD bookstore - Kids With Heart NACHD

Nathan's Special Heart is a children's book, tracking Nathan's journey as he experienced a new minimally invasive surgery to treat a one-inch hole in his heart. Nathan's hole was closed in the cath lab and this book helps children to understand this experience. This book is written by Jessica Ennis, publications editor for the Monroe Carell Jr.

Children's Hospital 2012 Annual Report
Saving little hearts

"Often a few minutes or hours can make all the difference between life and death," said James Jaggers, M.D., Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.

Research stories