About Us

About Us

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We have many locations in Cookeville where you can get your hands on our magazine. You can even order the magazine and have it delivered to your doorstep. 

Cookeville Lifestyle Magazine connects the community to the people, places, attractions, and things that make Cookeville home. We aim to tell the stories of Cookeville’s inspirational people through in-depth features. Our mission is to host a platform for small businesses, unsung heroes, and local charities to bring awareness to their stories, purposes, and goals. There are many reasons our residents love Cookeville, and we hope to highlight them all, one story at a time.

If you were born and raised in Cookeville, or just relocating to the area, our publication can connect you with what makes this city special. Our premiere issue, Cookeville’s Most Influential People, will launch on October 14th, 2022 and feature 15 of the city’s exceptional individuals. It will also include small business, nature and charity spotlights as well as exclusive recipes. The local music scene will be highlighted in each issue in a column entitled The Stage and a fabulous gift guide will help you discover all of the must-have items sold locally!

Our second issue will hit distributing partner locations on 2.17.23. The cover story will be an AT HOME WITH piece featuring a very prominent family in Cookeville.

Meet our Founder

Chelsea Dartez made the move to Nashville, Tennessee from Texas after being accepted into the prominent music business program at Belmont University. While at Belmont, she worked at several of Nashville’s notorious music industry companies such as The Grand Ole Opry, Warner Music Group, Nashville Songwriters Association International and Turner and Nichols  and Associates (Rascal Flatts). She began working in Public Relations full-time as a senior at Belmont where she quickly found her strength in the music business.Through her large network of Nashville music industry contacts she co-founded C2 Media Relations in 2012. Chelsea transitioned into artist management in 2020 and continues to work with a few aspiring artists. From red carpets to media junkets to radio tours to landing clients on the TODAY show, Chelsea has worked closely with the media her entire career. Notable clients include Rascal Flatts, Chase Rice, Easton Corbin, Lonestar, Lynn Anderson, the Oak Ridge Boys, Dailey & Vincent, Jake Hoot, Clay Walker, and many more.
In 2016, Chelsea moved to Cookeville from Nashville while still commuting for her work in the music industry. After having her second child in 2021, she decided to make a change to be closer to home. late 2021, Chelsea noticed a void in the Cookeville media scene. There was not a regular lifestyle publication that catered to a younger demo while still embracing the core values of the city. With her expertise in digital marketing, media, branding, PR and management, she founded Cookeville Lifestyle Magazine. The premiere issue will launch on October 14, 2021 and will distribute quarterly at local partnering locations.

Featured Author

Chelsea Dartez

Founder & Owner


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