Media & Marketing Archive

Slabaugh Wins Stock-Picking Title; Edward Jones Hires Six

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Will Slabaugh of Stephens Inc. in Little Rock won the 2015 Best Restaurant Stock Pick Competition sponsored by IRC, a strategic communications and advisory firm.

Auditor, Former Commissioner Bash Arkansas Lottery's 10-Year Contract Extension

by Mark Friedman 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Former Arkansas Scholarship Lottery officials are critical of a recent decision to add 10 years to the contract of a vendor whose original contract was altered after lottery commission approval.

What to Seek in an Accelerator (Spencer Jones Commentary)

by Spencer Jones 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Accelerators are one of the best ways to launch a company or simply boost its growth, but all accelerators are not created equal.

US Bank's Michael A. Shelley on Banking in Arkansas, Singing in Alabama

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

As State President of U.S. Bank, Michael A. Shelley is responsible for commercial, consumer and trust banking throughout Arkansas. He has more than 30 years of experience as a commercial banking executive, corporate CFO and CPA.

Enterprising Women Magazine To Recognize Restaurateur Melanie Hoggard (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Melanie Hoggard is a franchisee of Moe's Southwest Grill, Auntie Anne's and Cinnabon.

Sheena Howell Steps Up to Development Director at UALR College of Business (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Sheena Howell, who has worked as director of development for Trojan Athletics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for the past year, has been named director of development and external relations for UALR's College of Business.

UALR to Expand Sports Complex Thanks to Coleman Donation

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2016 11:15 am

The University Arkansas at Little Rock will build a new baseball field and expand its sports complex, thanks to a donation from the Coleman family of Little Rock, the university announced Wednesday.

Smaller ‘Boutique' PR Firms Popping Up

by Mark Carter 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Last week's official launch of Aarch Communications shines a light on the continuing rise of small “boutique” firms specializing in public relations, social media, communications and related fields.

Local Experts Say Print Media Still Relevant

by Mark Carter 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Three longtime local printers share their take on the future of traditional print media, the backbone on which their businesses were founded decades ago.

Wayne Woods Retires from CJRW

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Richard McKeown, CJRW's chief public relations officer, confirmed that Woods had announced his retirement to the board of directors on Dec. 7 and to stockholders on Dec. 10.

Centennial Bank Acquires Former John Rogers Properties in Auction

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Centennial Bank of Conway recovered four North Little Rock properties formerly owned by alleged fraudster John Rogers and his ex-wife, Angelica.

Two Make Jump to Rockfish (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Taryn Beck-Helm has joined the Rogers office of Rockfish, a digital advertising agency, as a digital strategist. John Waynick has joined Rockfish as a developer II.

Jeff Moore To Head Marketing at AEDC (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Jeff Moore has been hired as director of marketing and communications for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission in Little Rock.

UCA Adds Two to Media Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Grant Schol has joined the University of Central Arkansas at Conway as a photographer and new media producer, and Michelle Standridge has joined UCA as a graphic designer.

Tennille, DeCample and Noble Form Aarch Communications

by Lance Turner 1/6/2016 08:05 am

A former executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission joined Aarch Communications of Little Rock, a new partnership offering strategic communications services.

Ghidotti Communications Ends ERI Partnership, Moves to Regions Center

by Mark Carter 1/5/2016 11:00 am

Ghidotti Communications of Little Rock has ended its strategic partnership with advertising agency Eric Rob & Isaac and opened new offices on the 29th floor of the Regions Bank Center, Natalie Ghidotti said Tuesday.

2015: The Year in Executive Q&A

by Gwen Moritz 1/4/2016 12:00 am

This week, for the second time, Arkansas Business offers a compilation that appeals to the universal interest in other people: all 50 of 2015's “Executive Q&A” features in the first issue of Arkansas Business for 2016.

No Daily Report, Morning Roundup on Friday

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/31/2015 07:59 am

Arkansas Business will not send the Daily Report and Morning Roundup on Friday, New Year's Day.

In the Workplace 2016: Social Media and Right-to-Work Laws

by John Davis and Jane Kim 12/30/2015 07:09 am

The right-to-work laws may be under attack by the NLRB. And increasing use of social media can present challenges for employers.

iHeartMedia Renames Tom FM as 'Big 94-9'

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/29/2015 07:59 am

IHeartMedia Little Rock said this week that it has rebranded radio station 94.9 Tom FM (KHKN-FM) as “Big 94-9 Little Rock's Greatest Hits.”