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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

Little Rock's Jessica Dean Has a New Home at CNN

In Jessica Dean's first week as a Washington correspondent, CNN threw her to the wolves. Or at least to the Wolf. read more >

Hot Springs' Mountain Valley Sold to Cott Corp. of Canada for $78M

Mountain Valley Spring Water, which has bottled Arkansas' Ouachita Mountain spring water for more than a century and marketed it around the world, has been sold for a second time in five years, this time for $78.5 million. read more >

J.B. Hunt Reports 3Q Profits of $131 Million, Up From 2017

With a favorable tax rate adjustment, better revenue per load a bit more certainty about an arbitration case, J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reported higher net earnings of $131 million for the third quarter. read more >

AETN to Cover High School Football, Basketball Championships

The Arkansas Educational Television Network, focusing on more local content under Executive Director Courtney Pledger, announced this morning that it will be kicking off high school football championship coverage in the state this fall. read more >

Entergy, Electric Co-Ops, Swepco Crews Help in Hurricane Zone

As cleanup continues after one of the worst hurricanes in Florida Panhandle history, line crews from Entergy Arkansas and the state's electric cooperatives are helping to restore power after more than 2.3 million customers lost electricity in Florida and Georgia. read more >

Fate of Arkansas Public Media Illustrates Struggles Facing Nonprofit Coverage Model

Bobby Ampezzan didn't learn he was on the firing line till August, but he knew his nonprofit Arkansas Public Media project was in trouble when an 11th-hour appeal for additional national grant money crashed. Spectacularly. read more >

Hot Springs So Real You Feel Virtual Steam

A two-part production, “Hot Springs: The Experience of a Lifetime" is the centerpiece of Arkansas' first VR tourism campaign. read more >

Murphy Oil to Put $900M Into Joint Venture With Petrobras in Gulf

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado plans to spend $900 million in forming a new joint venture with Petrobras, the Brazilian global petroleum company, to combine offshore operations in the Gulf of Mexico. read more >

AAEA Honors Chris Ladner of Entegrity, Josh Davenport of Seal

The Arkansas Advanced Energy Association toasted the state's sustainable power and energy efficiency leaders Tuesday at the trade group's Empowering Arkansas conference. read more >

Michael Storey, 41-Year Veteran of Democrat-Gazette, Dies at 69

Michael Storey, the longtime television columnist and associate editor at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, died Sunday at his home in Little Rock, the paper's managing editor announced Monday in a note to the staff. He was 69. read more >