Media & Marketing Archive

Acxiom Promotes 2 to Lead LiveRamp

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/13/2017 10:38 am

Acxiom Corp. of Conway announces the promotions of James Arra and Anneka Gupta as co-presidents of its digital marketing service, LiveRamp, which it acquired three years ago.

Tom Brannon to Leave KTHV This Year

by Kyle Massey 9/12/2017 02:18 pm

After more than two decades at KTHV-TV that made him as familiar to morning viewers as the coffee pot, meteorologist and anchor Tom Brannon is leaving Channel 11 late this year.

Erica Goss Goes to NLRCVB (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Erica Goss has joined the North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau as sales manager.

New Broadway Bridge Up for Transportation Award

by Marty Cook 9/11/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Department of Transportation's Broadway Bridge project is up for the Grand Prize and the People's Choice Award in the America's Transportation Awards.

Mocking the Media at Its Heroic Hour

by Kyle Massey 9/11/2017 12:00 am

A hurricane had devastated his hometown, other powerful storms were brewing in the Atlantic, and Bill Bishop was fed up with hot air.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

AEDC's Program for Minority Firms Extends Its Mission

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission's online directory of minority-owned firms now lists some 275 certified companies, and Pat Brown's team is busy certifying women-owned businesses.

Never Too Late to Listen or to Learn (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

We can learn from our mistakes, certainly, but we can also learn from our merely mediocre work.

Our Enemies, Ourselves (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/4/2017 12:00 am

It's the job of the enemies of the American people to ask questions. Just as it's been the job of the enemies of the American people in the last week to cover historic, tragic Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath of flooding, death and destruction.

Design Group Works to Combine Good Business With Goodwill

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

When Myron Jackson saw images of white supremacists marching last month in Charlottesville, Virginia, he noticed more than swastikas, Dixie flags and hatred. As much as he dislikes putting it so bluntly, he also spotted opportunity.

Arkansas Flag & Banner's Kerry McCoy Rides Wave of Publicity

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Kerry McCoy, who grew up in North Little Rock, founded Arkansas Flag & Banner in 1975 with an investment of $400. The company now has 22 full-time employees.

Harding Graduate Joins 'Good Afternoon Arkansas' on KATV

by Kyle Massey 8/29/2017 10:08 am

KATV's "Good Afternoon Arkansas" will have a Harding University graduate on its team when the new live news and lifestyles program makes its debut Tuesday, the day after Labor Day.

Employment Law: Firing Employees Who Participated in Hate Group Rallies

by Mark Friedman 8/28/2017 02:53 pm

The issues surrounding terminating an employee who participates in rallies involving hate groups could be puzzling. Arkansas Business asked H. Wayne Young, a partner with the law firm Friday Eldredge & Clark in Little Rock, for his thoughts.

Ben Noble Gets 2nd Helping As a Rice Ambassador

by Kyle Massey 8/28/2017 12:00 am

It's no wonder Ben Noble jumped at a chance to work for Riceland Foods. Rice and land have shaped his life since infancy.

Gary Troutman Named CEO of Hot Springs Chamber, Metro Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2017 10:01 am

The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Hot Springs Metro Partnership on Wednesday annnounced the hiring of Gary Troutman as the new president and CEO of both organizations, effective Sept. 18.

New Firm, Campbell Ward, Emerges From Noble Strategies

by Kyle Massey 8/23/2017 02:35 pm

Lauren Waldrip Ward and Becky Barnes Campbell form a new public affairs and public relations firm, Campbell Ward LLC.

As Hill Becomes CEO at Few, Ho Will Fill His Digital Shoes at CJRW

by Kyle Massey 8/22/2017 10:19 am

CJRW's director of digital services is departing to become CEO of the Few design and development agency, and GWL Advertising's digital account manager is shifting downtown to take his place.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 10:44 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments to state boards and commissions.

Tee Hicks Named New Publisher at Pine Bluff Commercial

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

In addition to leading the Commercial, the Los Angeles native and former advertising director at the Las Vegas Review-Journal will oversee the Stuttgart Daily Leader, Newport Independent, Arkadelphia Siftings Herald, and several other publications.

LittleRock.com Redesign Still Waiting to Refresh

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Four months after the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau predicted that a “complete redesign” of its website would be ready in June, LittleRock.com, still appears much the same.

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