Little Rock PR Pro Laura Newman Dead at 55

by Kate Knable  on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 12:00 am  

Little Rock public relations professional Laura Newman died Jan. 25 at the age of 55. Newman, a native of Hot Springs, had struggled with cancer for about seven years.

Newman worked as a writer for nearly 30 years, employed in newspapers, PR and corporate communications. She worked for the Pine Bluff Commercial and Arkansas Gazette as a journalist. She also oversaw public and media relations at Alltel Mobile and for Systematics Information Services Inc. She was associated with Combs & Co. public relations agency.



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