Media & Marketing Archive

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.

Dillard's Spends Over $2.25M on Stephens Insurance, Media Buys in Fiscal 2015

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

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock spent more than $2.25 million with companies associated with Warren Stephens in its fiscal 2015.

AMR Construction Wins Main Street Arbitration Case

by George Waldon 4/11/2016 12:00 am

The general contractor on Little Rock's troubled Main Street Lofts project has been awarded $896,756 in its arbitration case.

Caroline Morgan Ford Named New Executive Director of Wolfe Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

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

The Wolfe Street Foundation board of directors has named Caroline Morgan Ford the new executive director of the foundation after a regional search conducted upon the resignation of Markey Ford, longtime executive director (and no relation to Caroline Ford).

Ghidotti, Mann Honored by Public Relations Society (Movers & Shakers)

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

Natalie Ghidotti, owner of Ghidotti Communications in Little Rock, and Philip Mann, musical director of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, have received awards from the Arkansas chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

El Dorado Nonprofit Parodies Macklemore to Get Visitors 'Downtown'

by Sarah Campbell 4/8/2016 11:43 am

El Dorado Festivals and Events aims to bring attention to the town's going-ons ahead of its under-construction $85 million arts and entertainment district.

Independent Again, Gary Jones Relaunches Jones Film Video

by Alexis Hosticka 4/4/2016 01:59 pm

A little more than a month after CJRW sold M-3 Productions to Waymack & Crew, M-3's founder, Gary Jones, said he's launching his own businesses.

New Owner Takes Over Soul of the South Facility

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

Media Gateway Facility LLC purchased the 30,800-SF studio complex at 1 Shackleford Drive from Rock City Media LLC.

Investors Battle Over Valuable Soul of the South License

by George Waldon 4/4/2016 12:00 am

A schism among Soul of the South investors has erupted into a lawsuit over control of the venture's most valuable asset: the broadcast license for KMYA-TV, Channel 49.

Suicide: Unseen Public Health Crisis

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

In Arkansas, suicide is as common as traffic fatalities and three times as common as homicide. But both of those causes of death are reported routinely, while self-harm is not, making suicide seem far more rare than it really is.

Keep It Up, Arkansas (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/4/2016 12:00 am

As Arkansans and especially our legislators begin yet again to consider the ways we provide health insurance to our poorest and most vulnerable neighbors, it was encouraging to see our state's previous efforts recognized by the Los Angeles Times.

Decimated Newsrooms Spawn Guilt, Depression

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

Last month in The Nation, Dale Maharidge wrote a harrowing account of what the journalism world already knew: Today's daily newspaper industry is bleak, rife with depressed layoff victims, decimated newsrooms and survivors facing a scary future and a mountain of work to fill the void.

Quality and the Golden Rule (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 4/4/2016 12:00 am

Perceived quality is created. Objective quality is measured. Either way, quality begets value and value begets purchasing and repurchasing decisions.

Paczewitz, James Step Up at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)

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

Eric Paczewitz has been named vice president of corporate marketing at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield. Marcus James has been named vice president of claims.

Rockfish Names New VP; Associate Dean Recognized at Lyon (Movers & Shakers)

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

Jason Bennicoff has joined Rockfish, the digital marketing agency in Rogers, as vice president of digital strategy.

InVeritas PR Firm Expands to NWA

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/29/2016 11:07 am

InVeritas CEO Ruth Whitney announced the firm's expansion to offices in northwest Arkansas and Washington, D.C.

Rickerby Collection Part of John Rogers Battle

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

The battle over the bones of the insolvent John Rogers photo archives continues to narrow down to specific assets.

Time Is On My Side (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

The jury still seems to be out on whether there is a mental equivalent of leg day — that is, whether specific exercises really make a difference in the structure and function of the brain in the long run — but there is certainly value in trying to learn new things.

Karen Konarski-Hart Shows Backbone at American Chiropractic Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2016 12:00 am

Karen Konarski-Hart of Little Rock has been elected vice president of the American Chiropractic Association, the first woman and first Arkansan to hold that position.