Cassandra Stephenson, a business reporter at The Tennessean, is now covering the city government beat.
Previously, she has also served as a breaking news reporter for The Jackson Sun.
She was news editor and executive editor at Pepperdine Graphic Media, Pepperdine University’s student news group.
She interned at Scoop News Group and freelanced for Malibu Surfside News.
Stephenson has a B.A. in journalism from Pepperdine University.