Media & Marketing Archive

Realtor Chris Polychron Recognized by UA Walton College of Business (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Chris Polychron of Hot Springs, who served as president of the National Association of Realtors in 2015, has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from his alma mater, the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Jeremy Flynn Named Marketing Manager for Waymack and Crew

by Kyle Massey 4/26/2016 04:05 pm

Jeremy Flynn has been named marketing manager at Waymack and Crew, the Little Rock-based video, digital and sound production firm.

Wade McCune Returns to CJRW as Creative Director

by Kyle Massey 4/26/2016 03:52 pm

Wade McCune is returning to advertising, public relations and digital marketing agency CJRW as its creative director on May 9.

Carlson to Headline Fundraiser for Arkansas Republicans

by Associated Press 4/25/2016 11:26 am

Political writer and commentator Tucker Carlson is headlining a fundraiser for the Arkansas Republican Party next month.

Slideshow: Robinson Center's Renovation Poised for October Completion

by Jan Cottingham 4/25/2016 12:00 am

A photographer's tour of the city's Robinson Center shows a project poised to come.

Little Rock Tech Park Sees New Tenants at Temporary Location

by Sarah Campbell 4/25/2016 12:00 am

With construction on the Little Rock Technology Park underway at 415 and 417 Main St., it's easy to forget that tenants have been coming and going at the park's temporary space at 107 E. Markham St.

Finding Your Marketplace Identity (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 4/25/2016 12:00 am

The decisions involved in buying or selling the places where we live or work can be tightly wrapped in aspirations, hopes and anxiety.

Communications Group Promotes Joshua Price (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Joshua Price has been promoted to iB2B/digital specialist at The Communications Group in Little Rock. He joined the agency in 2014 and has been part of the industrial business-to-business marketing team since 2015.

Tyson Foods Names Felicia Collins VP of Corporate Communications

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/22/2016 10:00 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale has named Felicia Collins the new vice president of corporate communications, the company announced Friday.

College Football Playoff Officials Cite Several Factors for TV Ratings Decline

by Associated Press 4/21/2016 05:50 am

College Football Playoff officials believe several factors contributed to the significant decline in television ratings for the second year of the playoff.

Arkansans Featured in New Subway Ad Campaign

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Subway's new “locally owned” ad campaign showcases Jason West of Fort Smith, owner with his father and mother of 49 Subway stores in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

Once More, With Feeling (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 4/18/2016 12:00 am

The World Health Organization and the International Association for Suicide Prevention issued an 11-point guide for journalists, and the last point is this: “Recognize that media professionals themselves may be affected by stories about suicide.”

A New Trojan Brand Under New Leadership

by Kyle Massey 4/18/2016 12:00 am

In helping make a new name for the Little Rock Trojans, former University of Arkansas at Little Rock basketball coach Chris Beard made a big name for himself.

KHLR 106.7 Names Robert Richardson New GM

by Kyle Massey 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Robert Richardson has been named general manager of KHLR 106.7, the Little Rock country station known as The Ride.

Arkansas Forestry Association Adds Rebecca Neely as Communications Director (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

A native of Florence, Mississippi, Neely most recently served as the communications director at the Arkansas Environmental Federation.

East Harding Construction Promotes Two (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Shawn Carroll has been promoted to senior vice president of operations at East Harding Construction in Little Rock, and Nathan Kerr has been promoted to manager of field operations.

In 'Everydata,' Author Aims for Better Data Literacy in Everyday Life

by Alexis Hosticka 4/15/2016 06:12 am

First-time author John Johnson will discuss his new book, “Everydata,” during the Arkansas Literary Festival at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Historic Arkansas Museum in Little Rock.

Ad Man Jim Johnson Joins Southwest Advertising Hall of Fame

by Kyle Massey 4/14/2016 07:00 am

Little Rock artist and former ad man Jim Johnson, a rebel with a brush or a guitar in his hand, has been elected to a thoroughly distinguished group – the Southwest Advertising Hall of Fame.

Mass Enthusiasm to Host Google Event May 4

by Sarah Campbell 4/13/2016 01:40 pm

Mass Enthusiasm Inc. is hosting Google's Partners Connect event at its headquarters in downtown Little Rock from 10:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 4.

FBI Peers Into Soul of the South Finances

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Inquiries about how the Arkansas Development Finance Authority and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission came to invest more than $1.7 million in Soul of the South's short-lived financial fiasco are being made.