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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

New Method of Extracting Lithium Makes El Dorado a Golden Prospect This article is available only in print.

There's something in the water in south Arkansas, and a Canadian company is moving in with a new way to get it out, and eventually into cellphone batteries, laptop computers and electric cars. read more >

Lithium: Keeping the Cellphone and the Brain Humming This article is available only in print.

The element that Canada's Standard Lithium Ltd. hopes to mine from south Arkansas' underground brine deposits has many uses, from a steady power supply for your laptop to stabilizing your mood. read more >

Steve Stephens: An Arkansas Voice That Refuses to Fade

Steve Stephens, 88, sat down over Starbucks coffee this month in the Heights, recounting some 65 years in Arkansas media and recalling the dance party program that made him famous, “Steve's Show.” read more >

Today's Power to Build 1-MW Solar Array for Craighead Co-op

Northeast Arkansas has been inundated with rain this week, but officials at Craighead Electric Cooperative Corp. were looking for the sun Friday as they announced plans to build a one-megawatt solar array in Brookland, just northeast of the city. read more >

Zack Hill Becomes Partner at Few

Zack Hill, who joined the Few agency of Little Rock last year as its chief executive officer, will step into a partnership role with co-founder Arlton Lowry, the firm announced Wednesday. read more >

PR Icon Ron Robinson Dies at 75, Leaving Name on Theater

Ron Robinson, who started as an intern and rose to become chairman and CEO of marketing powerhouse Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods, now CJRW, died Tuesday in Little Rock. read more >

2 Firms Name New Creative Directors: O'Brien at Mangan, Mosler at Agency501

Two growing Little Rock marketing firms have appointed new creative directors, Chris O'Brien at Mangan Holcomb Partners and Travis Mosler at Agency501. read more >

Arkansas Tourism Website Reborn, With Advertising

For all its images of scenic rivers, brooks and waterfalls, the most striking new feature on the state's overhauled tourism website may be a revenue stream. read more >

ArkansasOnline Reloads, Seeks Feedback

Teams at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette are revamping the website, and they want you to take a peek and respond. read more >

CJRW, Waymack & Crew Hit Award Jackpot for Lottery Spots

CJRW and its neighbors and frequent partners across Main Street, the video production team at Waymack & Crew, brought home some shiny trinkets last month at the Hermes Creative Awards and Telly Awards. read more >