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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

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge Criticizes Deal to Idle Entergy Coal Plants

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge cast doubt Thursday on a pending legal settlement that would guarantee the shutdown of Entergy Arkansas' two coal-fired electricity generation plants over the next dozen years. read more >

Japanese Delegate Stresses Economic Ties to Arkansas

He introduces himself as Tom Taniguchi, a speechwriter for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but a Japanese visitor to Little Rock on Monday took on the role of travel agent. The traveler? Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. read more >

PRWeek Awards Honor 'Love, Little Rock' Campaign

Amazon ended up with two brides last month in its search for a mate to its Seattle headquarters, dividing its HQ2 between New York City and northern Virginia. But months before, it got jilted by Little Rock, and quite publicly. read more >

Silenced Springdale Student Paper Rescued by State Law

Springdale's Har-Ber High School shifted into reverse last week on its headline-making shutdown of the student newspaper, which had published an article the administration didn't like. read more >

Last Heard in Seattle, Humor Duo Takes Over Mornings at The Ride

The Ride, the Little Rock region's "new country" radio station, will have a new crew in the driver's seat in the mornings starting Monday, Dec. 10. read more >

CenterPoint Announces Plans for After $6B Merger

CenterPoint Energy Inc., Arkansas' largest natural gas utility, has announced expansion plans after closing a previously announced $6 billion deal to acquire Vectren Corp. of Indiana. read more >

Murphy Formalizes Gulf Joint Venture, Raises Production Estimate

Murphy Oil Corp., the El Dorado oil exploration and production titan, closes on a joint venture with the Brazilian petroleum conglomerate Petrobras, ushering in a new major partnership in the Gulf of Mexico. read more >

Higher Standard: Will New Deduction Rules Hit Arkansas Tax Pros?

Doing your own taxes can be like changing your own motor oil, Little Rock CPA Brian Thompson says. Even if it's simple, it can be a mess. read more >

Woo Pigs: Flirty Hogs Have a TV Teammate

D.J. Williams, the former star tight end for the Arkansas Razorbacks now at KARK-TV in Little Rock, found himself on opposing teams as the football season wound down, torn between his “Razorback family” and Channel 4's news audience. read more >

Tyson Foods, Lighthouse for Blind Among Military Vendors

South Arkansas is known for its military manufacturing, but a sampling of U.S Defense Department contracts this year shows a business impact statewide. read more >