CJRW Names Richard McKeown as Senior Vice President

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods of Little Rock has named Richard McKeown as senior vice president and chief public relations officer.

According to a news release, McKeown worked for CJRW from 1985 to 1999 before establishing his own communications consulting firm.

"We are extremely pleased to announce that Richard is rejoining CJRW," CEO Wayne Woods said in the news release. "He has a wealth of communications experience not only here in Arkansas, but with clients throughout the United States and internationally. Having him as part of our leadership team will even further strengthen the agency and expand our range of client services."

McKeown will have authority over the firm's public relations division.

CJRW announced several other changes within the firm as well.

Jordan Johnson and Denver Peacock, both senior vice presidents of public affairs, will now be co-leading the agency's public affairs division.

Pam Jones was promoted from deputy director of strategic communications to vice president; she will remain assistant director of public relations as well. Carrie McKnight was promoted from director of corporate communications to vice president of public relations.