Media & Marketing Archive

Update: THV's Alyse Eady Moving Up to Atlanta TV

by Kyle Massey 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Alyse Eady of KTHV-TV, Channel 11, announced on her Facebook page late Monday that she is headed for Atlanta, America's No. 9 TV market, after five years as an anchor of "THV This Morning."

Davidge Sues Soul of the South Investors

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Some debt disputes and lawsuits have made the scene since an ownership change visited a broadcast facility and its media gateway operations in west Little Rock.

Feature Film 'Antiquities' To Begin Filming This Fall

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:00 am

“Antiquities,” a feature film written by Arkansas' Graham Gordy and directed by Arkansan Daniel Campbell will start shooting this fall in Arkansas. directed by Arkansan Daniel Campbell, who also co-wrote the movie, is expected to have a 28-day shooting schedule and be finished by the end of the year.

Verizon Arena On Track for Biggest Revenue Year Ever

by George Waldon 7/11/2016 12:00 am

From the outside looking in, 2016 is producing a bumper crop of crowd-drawing entertainment at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena. A banner-year-in-the-making forecast holds up to review by the ultimate arena insider.

Canceled Thunder on the Mountain Music Festival Leads to Lawsuits

by Mark Friedman 7/11/2016 12:00 am

The canceled Thunder on the Mountain music event, planned for near Ozark, has led to dueling lawsuits and a class-action claim on behalf of ticket holders.

Matt McLeod Fine Art Opens in Downtown Little Rock

by Cimber Winfrey 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Matt McLeod Fine Art of Little Rock houses an eclectic mix of contemporary art by owner Matt McLeod and other professional artists in and outside Arkansas.

CJRW Marks a Year as a Main Street Mainstay

by Kyle Massey 7/11/2016 12:00 am

When Mark Raines peeked inside the Fulk Building a couple of years ago, he couldn't believe CJRW was considering it as a future home. The historic building at Main and Third streets in Little Rock had long been the home of Bennett's Military Supplies.

Journalists Say Farewell to Newsman Ed Gray

by Kyle Massey 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Ed Gray, a longtime Little Rock newspaperman who loved books, animals and proper use of the English language, died July 2 at age 69.

Politics as Usual? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 7/11/2016 12:00 am

The reporting that uncovered Maggio's corruption and the reporting that continues to reveal the tentacles of improper influence have been a great service to the state.

Keys to a Fast Professional Start (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Here are three practices that should help graduate business students — and anyone who wants to get off to a fast start in his career — to stand out among the waves of millennial professionals.

Bob Qualls Named Journalism Educator of the Year by APA (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Bob Qualls, adjunct instructor of journalism at Lyon College, recently received the Journalism Educator of the Year Award at the Arkansas Press Association's convention in Bentonville.

Design Group Wins $220K Little Rock Wastewater Contract

by Kyle Massey 7/7/2016 10:24 am

The Design Group, a Little Rock marketing firm, has won a two-year, $220,000 contract to help Little Rock Wastewater, the city's sewer service provider, develop public education and outreach programs.

Former Associate of John Rogers Sentenced for Mail, Wire Fraud

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Mark Theotikos was sentenced to 12 months and a day in federal prison several weeks ago for his part in a shill bidding scheme at Mastro Auctions.

When Voting Matters: Always (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/4/2016 12:00 am

The internet provides unparalleled opportunities to educate, but not every source is equally credible, and people must learn to distinguish those that are; they must learn to use the power of the internet for good.

Talk Amongst Yourselves (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 7/4/2016 12:00 am

I love Arkansas Business readers. I'm approaching my 17th anniversary as editor of this publication, and I'm pretty good at intuiting what stories will interest you, but I'm still pleasantly surprised by your responses. You are such a delightfully unpredictable group — and certainly not the bastion of groupthink that the uninitiated might assume.

Consumer Certainty and Voter Veracity (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Made plans for London yet? The cost of staying, eating and buying goods and services there is now cheaper due to the weaker British pound and stronger U.S. dollar. All because the United Kingdom — comprising England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland — voted to leave the European Union.

CEO, CFO See Annual Compensation Decline at Acxiom

by Lance Turner 6/30/2016 02:43 pm

Two of five named executive officers at Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock saw their annual compensation decline in fiscal 2016, a year when the publicly traded data services company swung to an annual profit from a loss the year before.

Nominate Now for Arkansas Business '20 in Their 20s'

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2016 09:41 am

Arkansas Business is once again taking nominations for its annual "20 in Their 20s" list, which honors young professionals in their 20s.

Mark Raines Named PR Director at CJRW, Replacing Richard McKeown

by Kyle Massey 6/27/2016 12:15 pm

Veteran TV newsman Mark Raines has been promoted to vice president and director of public relations at CJRW, the Little Rock advertising and marketing agency.

KARN Reporter Donna Kelley Dies at 66

by Kyle Massey 6/27/2016 08:00 am

KARN radio reporter and newscast anchor Donna Kelley died at her home Sunday of natural causes, the station reported. She was 66.