Media & Marketing Archive

Jonesboro's KAIT Adds New Feathers to Network Programming

by Sean Beherec 2/9/2015 12:00 am

KAIT-TV, Channel 8, in Jonesboro, the region's ABC affiliate owned by Raycom Media is now also broadcasting NBC programming.

KFSM Replaces News Director Rick Bagley

by Sean Beherec 2/9/2015 12:00 am

Vice President and News Director Rick Bagley has left the station for KTRK-TV, an ABC affiliate in Houston. In his place, KFSM has hired Bill Cummings as news director

New Host D.J. Williams Gives KARK NFL Cred

by Sean Beherec 2/9/2015 12:00 am

There has been some recent shuffling of staff at KARK-TV, Channel 4, including the addition of a professional football player to the morning shows and the return of a familiar face to the Little Rock market.

Charles Morgan Spills Country Club Secrets in New Memoir

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/9/2015 12:00 am

Charles Morgan's memoir,”Matters of Life and Data,” contains his account of applying to join the CCLR, that sanctuary of the bluest blood in Little Rock. To our knowledge, no one else has ever violated the club's sanctity in such a way.

Chambers of Commerce Worried Over Judge's Payment Ruling

by Mark Friedman 2/9/2015 12:00 am

A Pulaski County Circuit Court judge's ruling last month that ordered the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock to stop paying chambers of commerce and related entities for economic development programs sent shock waves through chamber offices across the state.

Rockfish Announces 2015 Corporate Giving Partners

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2015 09:18 am

Rockfish, the digital marketing agency based in Rogers, has announced the recipients of its corporate giving program for 2015: the Children's Safety Center of Northwest Arkansas and ToolBank USA in Atlanta and Cincinnati.

Inuvo Full-Year Earnings Top $2M

by Sean Beherec 2/5/2015 08:54 am

Inuvo Inc. of Conway reported net income rose in the fourth quarter to $645,000.

Senate Approves Shielding Ratepayer Info from Disclosure

by Associated Press 2/5/2015 07:17 am

The Arkansas Senate voted Thursday to shield information about customers of publicly owned utilities from release, months after the state Supreme Court said the records weren't exempt from the open records law.

Arkansas House Panel Approves Public Employee Protection

by Associated Press 2/5/2015 07:16 am

Employees seeking public information would be guaranteed protection from retaliation under a proposal approved Wednesday by an Arkansas House committee.

Acxiom 3Q Earnings Down 72 Percent

by Lance Turner 2/4/2015 03:37 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock reports a 72 percent decline in third-quarter net income as the data and software services firm exits one part of business and ramps up another.

Arkansas Senate Approves Shielding Ratepayer Info from Disclosure

by Associated Press 2/4/2015 03:31 pm

The Arkansas Senate has voted to shield publicly owned utility ratepayer information from release, months after the state Supreme Court said the records weren't exempt from the open records law.

French Hill Adds Communication Director Mike Siegel to Staff

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2015 01:46 pm

U.S. Rep. French Hill, who succeeded fellow Republican Tim Griffin as central Arkansas' representative in the House, announced Wednesday the hiring of Mike Siegel as his communications director.

Arkansas House Panel Approves Public Employee Protection

by Associated Press 2/4/2015 01:30 pm

Employees seeking public information would be guaranteed protections under a proposal approved by an Arkansas House committee.

WR Foundation Awards $35k to EAST Initiative, Innovation Hub for Entrepreneurship

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2015 10:43 am

The matching grant will complement a recent $35,000 donation from AT&T and assist with the procurement and setup of technology and equipment to be used in the EAST Initiative's STEAM Lab at the Hub's Argenta Innovation Center in downtown North Little Rock.

Babe Ruth Bat Part of $5.5M Lawsuit Against John Rogers

by George Waldon 2/3/2015 11:10 am

A $3.5 million claim by another creditor of John Rogers was filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court.

Stone Ward's Danny Koteras Reviews Super Bowl Ads

by Lance Turner 2/2/2015 02:50 pm

Sure, there was a football game. But there was also a big marketing blitz playing out on TV screens across the country on Sunday.

ARK Challenge Pivot Was Right Time for Justyn Hornor, Real Agent Guard

by Mark Carter 2/2/2015 08:41 am

Justyn Hornor chose to place Politapoll on hold while he and co-founder Tim Brasuell pivoted to Real Agent Guard, which provides security measures for real estate agents.

UA Fay Jones School of Architecture Dean Peter MacKeith on the Context of Design

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2015 12:00 am

Peter MacKeith, 55, became dean of the Jones School of Architecture on July 1, 2014. Before coming to Arkansas, MacKeith was a professor and assistant dean at Washington University in St. Louis. MacKeith spent nearly a decade as director of the Master of Architecture-International Program at what is now known as Aalto University in Finland.

Amy Lomon Joins Beall Barclay & Co as Business Development, Marketing Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2015 12:00 am

Amy Lomon will be responsible for company marketing and advertising planning, providing support for internal team marketing efforts and finding business growth opportunities.

Acxiom Founder Charles Morgan Shares Personal Data in New Book

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2015 12:00 am

Few people would consider Charles Morgan, former chairman and CEO of Acxiom Corp. and PrivacyStar founder, a literary light — until, perhaps, now.