Meet the Editorial Staff

Kelly GilfillanKelly Gilfillan

Publisher

Gilfillan is a Brentwood native whose diverse resume includes leadership positions in the fields of sales and marketing, including media and healthcare.

Gilfillan is an alumni of the Leadership Franklin Class of 2014, Brentwood Police Citizens Academy and the Transit Citizens Leadership Academy. In 2015, she was recognized by the Nashville Business Journal as a 2015 Small Business Most Admired CEO and HPMG was honored with a Small Business Award. She enjoys serving her community in board position with Williamson Inc, Davis House Child Advocacy Center, LION Publishers and Franklin’s Charge.

Mark CookMark Cook

Managing Editor

Journalist Mark Cook joined the Home Page Media Group in August 2015 as managing editor.

Cook most recently was editor and general manager of The Tennessean’s Williamson County publications, and spent more than 30 years working for Gannett newspapers in Guam, Oregon and Washington. He also worked in TV news in Guam.

He replaces longtime local journalist Jim East, who held the role for the past year before retiring.

Cook, of Franklin, is married and has four grown children and four grandchildren.

Rebekah Jones

Assistant Editor 

Jones joined Home Page Media Group as the assistant editor in January 2017.

Jones graduated from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a focus in Literature.

In school, she worked as an intern for Chattanooga’s The Pulse. Most recently, she was a freelance writer and editor for Storyboard Publishing EMP in Nashville.

She was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee and loves to spend her down time reading, sleeping, watching movies and drinking too much coffee.

Cory Woodroof

Sports Editor

Woodroof joined Home Page Media Group as sports editor in July 2018 after interning with the publication in fall of 2014 and freelancing for their sports and arts coverage from 2015 to 2018.

He has been in and around digital media since the start of his college years, serving various roles, including Editor-in-Chief, with Lipscomb University’s student news site, Lumination Network. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in fall 2014. He was named the top collegiate arts and entertainment writer in the southeast by SECJ in 2015.

From then on, Woodroof worked in Lipscomb’s College of Business as both a Program Manager for their Graduate Studies branch and a Communication/Professional Development Manager for the general college. He left in summer 2017 to complete his master’s degree from MTSU in Media and Communication Studies. He completed that degree in summer 2018.

Outside of the Home Page, his bylines have been found on SB Nation (where he is a regular contributor to their Falcons site, The Falcoholic), the Nashville Scene, The Playlist and other various publications. He is also a member of the Music City Film Critic’s Association and Film Independent.

Matt Blois

Associate Editor

Blois started working at Home Page Media Group in January of 2018. He is the associate editor of Business Williamson, the newest addition to the home pages.

Before coming to Spring Hill, Tennessee, he worked for Montana Public Radio in Missoula, Montana where he reported on politics and the environment. He also wrote stories for ScienceAudubon and Hakai about health, science and the environment. He is currently a graduate student at the University of Montana, and expects to finish his master’s degree in journalism in May 2018.

In another life Blois would have been the lead singer in a rock and roll band. He still plays lots of music. Lover of radio. Easily distracted by colorful birds.

Rachael Long

Associate Editor

Long joined Home Page Media Group as the associate editor for the Brentwood and Nolensville Home Pages in December of 2018.

Long hails from Southeast Missouri and is a 2018 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University’s Holland College of Arts of Media, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in multimedia journalism. In school, she worked with the university newspaper both as an editor and a staff writer.

Along with two colleagues, Long worked on a several-month investigative report on the opioid epidemic in Southeast Missouri and on her college campus. The special section won two national awards and a coveted place on her bookshelf.

She spent two consecutive summers in Denver at editorial internships with the Denver Business Journal and the Colorado Independent, respectively. She was also an intern at the daily newspaper in her hometown of Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

When she’s not working, Long enjoys horror movie marathons and collecting bath bombs she’ll never have time to use. She’s a Kentucky basketball fan, but don’t hold it against her.