Media & Marketing Archive

Florida Reporter Charmaine Nero To Make Little Rock Debut on KARK/KLRT

by Kyle Massey 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Charmaine Nero, late of WCJB-TV in Gainesville, Florida, is joining KARK, Channel 4, and KLRT, Channel 16, in Little Rock.

KFSM's Heather Geller Takes Off for Tulsa TV

by Kyle Massey 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Heather Geller, once a cheerleader at Sacramento State University before jumping to Oklahoma State, has now switched TV teams, leaving KFSM-TV, Channel 5, in Fayetteville, to continue her sports reporting career at KOKI-TV, Fox 23, in Tulsa.

THV11 Hires Two New Reporters From Louisiana

by Kyle Massey 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Erika Ferrando has been hired from KPLC-TV in Lake Charles, and David Lippman hired on from WVLA-TV in Baton Rouge.

Democrat-Gazette's Tech Spotlight Goes Dark

by Kyle Massey 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Melissa L. Jones likes to end things on a positive note, and she did so in print on June 6, but her inner thoughts were a little more somber as she wrapped up 18 years of writing the Tech Spotlight column for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

UALR Professor Nitin Agarwal Fights Terrorists

by Sarah Campbell 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Propaganda from "Deviant groups" like ISIS is being disseminated more quickly than would have been possible with traditional methods, according to Nitin Agarwal of UALR.

'What If We're Wrong?' (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 6/20/2016 12:00 am

I saw prolific nonfiction writer Chuck Klosterman on a morning news show talking about his new book, “But What If We're Wrong?,” and his thesis keeps crossing my mind: What if things that we absolutely know to be true turn out to be just as wrong as things our ancestors were equally sure about?

Acosta's Carlen Hooker Honored by Progressive Grocer (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Carlen Hooker, senior vice president of business solutions at Acosta of Bentonville, was one of four Acosta executives recognized as Progressive Grocer's 2016 Top Women in Grocery.

Political Strategist Clint Reed on What Voters Will See in Election '16

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Clint Reed joined Impact Management as a partner and was an Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 honoree in 2009. He was hired in 2015 as Iowa campaign director for Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential bid.

CJRW, Team SI Officially Win AEDC Ad and PR Contracts

by Kyle Massey 6/17/2016 12:15 pm

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission received final approval Friday morning to award advertising, marketing and public relations contracts worth up to $2.4 million to CJRW and Team SI.

CJRW, Team SI Named Successful Bidders for AEDC Ad Contracts

by Kyle Massey 6/13/2016 03:25 pm

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission has named Little Rock advertising agencies CJRW and Team SI as "successful bidders" for contracts worth up to $2.4 million a year.

Fitzgerald Leaves CJRW, Joins Thoma Thoma as Creative Director

by Kyle Massey 6/13/2016 02:49 pm

Bill Fitzgerald began work Monday as creative director at Thoma Thoma, the brand marketing firm. His hiring completed a sort of big-league trade with CJRW in the Little Rock advertising world.

Arkansas Business Wins National Awards for Investigative Reporting, Scoop

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2016 10:13 am

Arkansas Business Senior Editor Mark Friedman was recognized Saturday with a gold award for investigative reporting for his expose of the class-action legal strategy for which John Goodson of Texarkana and 15 other attorneys will be sanctioned by a federal judge next week.

Selling Downtown Office Tower an Option for Acxiom

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2016 12:00 am

Acxiom Corp., the publicly traded data-mining company, has officially confirmed to Whispers that it is considering selling its headquarters building in downtown Little Rock.

Preparing for the Drone Revolution (Micah Goodwin Expert Advice)

by Micah Goodwin 6/13/2016 12:00 am

Drone law is still in flux, so it's important to understand both the current legal framework and where the law is headed.

In Death of Nashville News, Birth of the News Leader

by Kyle Massey 6/13/2016 12:00 am

The Nashville News was the longest continuously running business in Howard County, founded in 1878, but after a 13-year newspaper war that sprang from a family feud, it printed its last edition on May 31.

IABC 'Summer Camp' Workshop Set for June 24

by Kyle Massey 6/13/2016 12:00 am

A campfire seems unlikely, but storytellers will gather round at this year's Summer Camp Communications Workshop, sponsored by the Arkansas chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators.

Blocking And Tackling (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 6/13/2016 12:00 am

It's easy in hindsight to spot errors. I don't know enough about auditing to know whether BKD's auditors were incompetent. I do know from hard experience that errors often seem obvious in hindsight, and while they may be the result of lazy technique, some errors are virtually unavoidable.

5 Tips to Designing an Engaging Visual Aid (Sarah Clements Expert Advice)

by Sarah Clements 6/13/2016 12:00 am

There are many tools for creating visual aids, but the key word when developing them is the word “visual.” Visual aids are for the audience to follow along and stay connected with your presentation.

Anna Kimmell To Lead Education Department at The Rep (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2016 12:00 am

Anna Kimmell was recently named the new director of education at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre in Little Rock.

Nominate Now for Arkansas Business '20 in Their 20s'

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/10/2016 08:44 am

Arkansas Business is once again taking nominations for its annual "20 in Their 20s" list, which honors young professions in their 20s.