Media & Marketing Archive

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Still Worth the Paper It's Printed On

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's digital plans have been grist for the media rumor mill lately, but it's not true that Little Rock's monopoly daily paper plans to shut down print operations next year, Publisher Walter Hussman says.

Alice Walton's Art Bridges Puts Art On Road 'For All'

by Jan Cottingham 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Art Bridges, the nonprofit founded by Alice Walton will partner with museums and other institutions throughout the United States to share works of American art.

Go Fund Me: Medical Bills Spur New Ways to Pay

by Marty Cook 10/16/2017 12:00 am

In an era of soaring medical costs, more and more people are turning to fundraising platforms like GoFundMe to help defray their expenses.

CARTI Docs Again Get Highest Nonprofit Salaries

by Gwen Moritz 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Oncologists from Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute again dominate the list of the state's highest-paid nonprofit employees, occupying four of the top five positions with total compensation of $1.57 million to $2.3 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2016.

Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations

by Jan Cottingham 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Nominations for the 2018 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame are open through Oct. 31. This will be the second Hall of Fame class, a program sponsored by the Department of Arkansas Heritage.

Everyone Needs a Little Nudge (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Richard Thaler was already a rock star among economists before he was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences last week.

APM's Vanessa McKuin on How the Public Can Band Together on Radio

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Public Media executive describes the nonprofit's mission, and discusses media credibility in a “fake news” era.

Gary Weir: A TV Sensation, No Bozo at Business

by Kyle Massey 10/16/2017 12:00 am

While Gary Weir in his Bozo the Clown character enchanted generations of Arkansas children, Arkansas broadcast professionals emphasize that Weir also had a career beyond the red nose.

Make Your Sponsorships Mutually Beneficial (Tabitha Doddridge Expert Advice)

by Tabitha Doddridge 10/16/2017 12:00 am

There once was a day when nonprofits survived on charitable giving alone. Today the financial viability of these organizations and ultimately the success of their missions are more the result of strategic sponsorships with corporate donors.

UA Professor Captures Scholarly Book Award

by Kyle Massey 10/11/2017 04:19 pm

A professor at the University of Arkansas has received a national award for scholarly writing, the most prestigious granted by the National Communication Association, a nonprofit scholarly society based in Washington, D.C.

CALS to Revamp Its Website

by Kyle Massey 10/11/2017 04:03 pm

The library isn't shushing folks about its plan to redesign its website. In fact, the Central Arkansas Library System is shouting it from the rooftops.

Bank of the Ozarks Director Recognized by Savoy Magazine

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2017 12:13 pm

Bank of the Ozarks announced Tuesday that board member Paula Cholmondeley has been recognized by Savoy magazine as one of its 2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors.

Updated LittleRock.com Fully Responsive, Open for Visitors

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2017 12:00 am

After predicting a June completion date and then pushing it back through August, LRCVB President and CEO Gretchen Hall was happy to report last month that the new LittleRock.com is up, and had been for a while.

Median Household Income Rises 5.6 Percent in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and West Virginia had the lowest median household incomes for 2016.

Budget Plan Endangers Ads Luring Foreign Tourists to Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 10/9/2017 12:00 am

President Donald Trump's best-known promise is to build a wall, but some Arkansas travel professionals fear that a side-effect of his zeal for border security could keep out the kind of foreigners America wants: free-spending tourists.

How Football Players Could Really Make a Difference (Feedback)

by Elizabeth Clogston 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Elizabeth Clogston of Little Rock says, "When players refuse to stand for the anthem in violation of NFL policy, they incur no consequences. That's why we are mad."

Joe David Rice Reflects on Being Arkansas' 'Accidental' Tourism Director

by Kyle Massey 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Joe David Rice, who is departing as the state's longest-serving tourism chief, served five governors including Bill Clinton.

Maurice Rigsby Named Vice Chancellor at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Maurice Rigsby has been appointed vice chancellor for institutional relations at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

Entergy Arkansas' Mike Maulden to Retire

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/6/2017 10:57 am

Mike Maulden, director of business and economic development for Entergy Arkansas, will retire at the end of January after 34 years with the company.

Ghidotti, Mangan Holcomb Top ARcom Awards

by Kyle Massey 10/2/2017 01:15 pm

Ghidotti Communications and Mangan Holcomb Partners were the big winners last month in the inaugural ARcom Awards.