by Lee Hogan
Posted 2/19/2014 10:40 am
Updated 3 weeks ago
Little Rock television reporter Jocelyn Tovar is joining the Markham Group as its director of communications and press relations department, the consulting firm announced in a Tuesday news release.
Tovar, who is a reporter with KARK-TV, Channel 4, and KLRT-TV, Channel 16, in Little Rock, will be responsible for communications and press relations with the firm’s clients.
"We’ve been looking for the right person to bring to our firm the latest cutting edge technology and communication strategies, and Jocelyn is the perfect fit," Greg Hale, a partner in the Little Rock office, said in the release. "Jocelyn is well respected among her peers, has a strong background working in Little Rock and we are excited to bring her skills to this side of the camera."
In the statement, Tovar said she was excited to join the firm and ready to contribute.
"I look forward to being a part of its future success by using the skills I learned from inside various news organizations to promote its continued growth," Tovar said.
Tovar graduated from the University of Texas with a bachelor of print journalism before earning her masters in broadcast communication at S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
The Markham Group is a full service consulting group with offices in Little Rock and Washington, D.C.