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Kyle Massey

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Kyle Massey, who was born in Conway and raised in Newport, has been at Arkansas Business since February 2016. He began his journalism career as a sports writer at the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway before moving on as an editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and the Charlotte Observer. For 17 years, he served in editing roles at the New York Times in Manhattan. He and his wife, Kerry Prichard, have four grown children.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Turpen to Build Media Unit at Cranford Co.

Amy Frazier Turpen, who spent a decade at Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods before becoming media director at rival Little Rock advertising agency Mangan Holcomb Partners in August 2016, is heading for another firm with Cranford in its name, Cranford Co. read more >

PSC to Rule on Utility Rates in Solar Energy Showdown This article is available only in print.

A yearlong debate over the value of self-generated electricity in Arkansas is boiling down to a duel in the sun. read more >

Solar Projects Shining Examples in Arkansas This article is available only in print.

Tom Jacobs wondered if the sunshine pouring onto his 1,200 acres might feasibly power some of his farm operations in DeWitt, so he volunteered to become a guinea pig. read more >

Recalling the Infancy of Public Radio in Arkansas

A recent panel of broadcasters noted several milestones, including the 50th anniversary of legislation funding the CPB, the 50th year of AETN and the 60th anniversary of KASU, the state's oldest public media outlet. read more >

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Makes High Profile Change

Rachel O'Neal enjoyed being business editor of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, a role she's held since April 2013, but she missed writing. Last week, she took back her old job as the paper's High Profile editor, her haunt from 2009 to 2012. read more >

Gary Weir: A TV Sensation, No Bozo at Business

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. read more >

UA Professor Captures Scholarly Book Award

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. read more >

CALS to Revamp Its Website

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. read more >

PSC Chairman Criticizes Plan to Prop Up Coal

The state's top utility regulator expressed deep doubts Tuesday about Energy Secretary Rick Perry's proposed rule to fortify the national electric grid's “resilience” by providing cost recovery for coal and nuclear power plants. read more >

Budget Plan Endangers Ads Luring Foreign Tourists to Arkansas

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. read more >

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