Jessica Carr

Journalism Alumna from the University of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN

Jessica Carr

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
Content Blogger, Internet Marketing Expert Group
Freelance, Scripps Networks Interactive & Forum News Magazine
Honors Graduate from the University of Tennessee



Get the Skinny on Louisiana Food

Dietician and author Shelly Marie Redmond talks her new cookbook.
CityLife Magazine Link to Story

Custom Jewelry from the Heart

Artist Kathie Krielow pours her heart and soul into the jewelry she makes.
CityLife Magazine Link to Story

Making Something Beautiful

Carr talks with Brian Blade about his spiritual connection with music and working with Joni Mitchell.
The Forum News Link to Story

UT senior gains recognition for her paintings

Miller makes her mark on one of the most iconic landmarks at the University of Tennessee.
Knoxville News Sentinel Link to Story

Expanding Knoxville's Culinary Frontier

Knoxville welcomed a number of new restaurants earlier this spring.
Cityview Magazine Link to Story

UT student Darrell Bowles overcomes challenges on the air at WUTK-FM

"Good morning, Knoxville! This is Darrell Bowles, also known as the crazy lightning bolt."
Knoxville News Sentinel Link to Story

Sketching His Future

Carr profiles John McAmis, the only animation major at UT.
Torchbearer Magazine Link to Story

Cityview's Dining Guide

Carr contributes to Cityview's barbeque dining guide by writing about Calhoun's and Dead End BBQ.
Cityview Magazine Link to Story

Knoxville Film Festival

Carr does a Q&A with Keith McDaniel, the director of the Knoxville Film Festival.
Cityview Magazine Link to Story

Smoky Mountain Treasures

Cityview magazine profiles 6 natives of the Smoky Mountains in their Smoky Mountain Treasures article.
Cityview Magazine Link to Story

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) by Travis Knight

Jessica Carr writes a personal essay that finds parallels between her parent's story and Kubo.
Cinematary Link to Story

The Egg & I: Knoxville’s New Brunch Spot

Scrambled, poached, or sunny side-up, The Egg & I is serving up eggs any way you like 'em.
Spoon University Link to Story


Jessica Carr

Jessica Carr is an honors graduate from the journalism program at the University of Tennessee. She gained valuable experience during her time at UT serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the Tennessee Journalist. She has had work published in a variety of publications including Cityview Magazine, Knoxville News Sentinel, Spoon University, The Daily Beacon, Tennessee Journalist, UT's alumni magazine Torchbearer, Forum News and CityLife Magazine. She has a passion for food writing, feature writing and virtually anything in the lifestyle writing field. Currently, she is a content blogger for a marketing firm. Her freelance projects include adding metadata to photos for HGTV Digital and Travel Channel, conducting research for an author's upcoming novel, and writing for Forum News Magazine in Louisiana. When she isn't working you can find her in an artsy theater watching an indie film or testing out her baking skills in the kitchen.