Media & Marketing Archive

Righting an FOI Wrong (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/16/2017 12:00 am

The recent downfall of former state Rep. Micah Neal provides us a good opportunity to make an appeal to his former colleagues in the Legislature to undo some of the damage he did.

Cox Adds Angela DeLille as Manager in Springdale (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2017 12:00 am

Angela DeLille has been hired as the manager of government and regulatory affairs at Cox Communications in Springdale. She previously worked for the Arkansas State Chamber/Associated Industries of Arkansas.

Morgan Baden Joins Moses Tucker (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2017 12:00 am

Morgan Baden has been hired as the marketing director of Moses Tucker Real Estate in Little Rock.

UALR Sports Enters 10-Year Multimedia Contract With Learfield

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2017 11:05 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock athletic department enters a 10-year multimedia agreement with Learfield Sports of Plano, Texas.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Dismisses 8 Employees

by Kyle Massey 1/10/2017 02:05 pm

Little Rock's daily newspaper eliminated the jobs in response to continuing declines in advertising revenue, according to Lynn Hamilton, the paper's president and general manager.

MHP Offers Pay Comparison for Lottery Marketing Work

by Kyle Massey 1/9/2017 05:03 pm

In a letter to Lottery Director Bishop Woosley, President Sharon Tallach Vogelpohl of Mangan Holcomb Partners says CJRW is poised to reap more state money for the same work.

Michael Parker To Lead Nabholz Specialty Services (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/9/2017 12:00 am

Parker was most recently executive vice president of preconstruction for Nabholz's central Arkansas offices. He will lead two specialty groups, Nabholz Environmental Services and Entegrity Energy Partners LLC.

Bark Bar To Bring Hair of the Dog to SoMa

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/9/2017 12:00 am

Bark Bar, the dream of a couple of dog-loving Little Rock women, is several steps closer to reality.

Aristotle Helps Smokies Rise From the Ashes

by Kyle Massey 1/9/2017 12:00 am

After fatal wildfires in the Great Smoky Mountains devastated Gatlinburg, Tennessee, in November, Aristotle Inc. of Little Rock found a way to help out.

New Weatherman, Hayden Nix, Joins KARK

by Kyle Massey 1/6/2017 04:07 pm

Hayden Nix, who says his fascination with the weather was kindled in the tiny Cleveland County town, is returning to Arkansas as the weekend meteorologist at KARK-TV, Channel 4.

Ghidotti Communications Adds More McDonald's Work, Staff

by Kyle Massey 1/6/2017 04:04 pm

Ghidotti Communications of Little Rock lands new public relations work, including more assignments for McDonald's of Central Arkansas. It has also hired two new staff members, Nadine Morris and Candice Hickman.

Protests Rejected, CJRW Stands to Win Lottery Contract

by Kyle Massey 1/5/2017 04:51 pm

The Office of State Procurement has rejected the second of two rival protests to the awarding of a five year, $34.5 million contract to Little Rock advertising agency CJRW to work for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

Haralson, Smith Set for Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/4/2017 10:04 am

Chuck Haralson, former chief photographer for the state Department of Parks and Tourism, and author Ken Smith will be inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame.

State Rejects Ghidotti-Vines Protest on Lottery Contract

by Kyle Massey 1/4/2017 07:01 am

The Office of State Procurement has rejected one of two rivals' protests to the choice of CJRW for a five-year, $34.5 million advertising and public relations contract with the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

2016: The Year in Executive Q&A

by Gwen Moritz 1/2/2017 12:00 am

This week, for the third time, we offer a compilation that appeals to the universal interest in other people: all 50 of 2016's Executive Q&A features in the first issue of Arkansas Business for 2017.

In the Workplace 2017: 'Ban the Box' and Concerted Activity Under the NLRA

by Regina Young and John Davis 12/29/2016 06:51 am

A quick look at two important employment issues that could arise next year.

MHP Protests Lottery Pact, Wants CJRW, Ghidotti-Vines Disqualified

by Kyle Massey 12/20/2016 04:47 pm

Mangan Holcomb Partners is also challenging the awarding of a five-year $34.5 million contract to CJRW.

From the Political to the Criminal: Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

In a presidential election like no other, Donald Trump proved all the naysayers wrong.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2016.

‘He Wasn't Unkind, but He Was a Crook' - Best Quotes of 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 2016.