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Michelle Corbet

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Michelle Corbet joined Arkansas Business in July 2014 as the marketing/media and technology/energy reporter. Before joining Arkansas Business, Michelle worked for the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway where she served as a staff writer with a business news emphasis.

Michelle has also worked in a freelance capacity and served an internship with The Commercial Appeal in Memphis. She has a B.A. in Journalism from The University of Memphis where she served as Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Helmsman independent student newspaper.

Michelle is from the suburb of Bartlett, Tennessee. She currently lives in Conway with her boyfriend, Benjamin Rieben, and their tomato plants. She is on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Developers Reimagine Conway's Oak Street

Conway's downtown has traditionally ended where Oak Street intersects with bustling Harkrider Street, but city planners and commercial developers are attempting to push that historic envelope further to the east. Developers plan to link historic downtown Conway with additional options of dining, shopping and health care along Conway's reimagined vision for Oak Street. read more >

Eric Rob & Isaac Tapped To Lead UTeach Arkansas Campaign

The $240,000 contract will consume the bulk of the College Access Challenge Grant, which the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Central Arkansas at Conway are using to encourage more college students to pursue degrees that qualify them to teach math and science. read more >

'Marketplace Morning Report' Moves to New Time on KUAR

Starting Monday, KUAR-FM, 89.1 listeners will have twice as many chances to hear American Public Media's “Marketplace Morning Report.” But they'll have to catch it earlier or later as the program, formerly at 6:51 a.m., is moving to 5:51 and 7:51 a.m. read more >

KATV Sweeps Little Rock Nielsen Ratings Again

It was Christmas in July again for Sinclair Broadcast Group's ABC affiliate KATV-TV, Channel 7, as the station swept Nielsen household ratings in all but one broadcast for the third consecutive July ratings period. read more >

Natural Gas in Fayetteville Shale Takes Arkansas from Zero to Billions in 10 Years

In the past decade, the players in the Fayetteville Shale have shuffled and consolidated, drilling has peaked and retreated, employment has expanded and contracted, technology has advanced, environmental and infrastructure concerns have reared their heads and government has responded. read more >

South Arkansas Formation Proves Disappointing So Far

The Lower Smackover Brown Dense formation has, so far, been a disappointment for exploration companies, mineral rights owners and state regulators hoping for a 21st century oil boom in south Arkansas and north Louisiana. read more >

Wehco Media Drops Insurance Bombshell

Wehco Media dropped a bombshell on its employees two weeks ago: Effective Sept. 1, one week after the announcement, they had a choice of having their annual health insurance deductible triple to $3,000 or paying 100 percent of the cost of keeping a policy with a $1,000 deductible. read more >

Cranford Co. Joins Tenants in Arkansas Building on Main Street in Little Rock

Cranford Co., the advertising agency founded by brothers Jay, Ross and Chris Cranford, announced Thursday plans to move into office space in the Arkansas Building at 524 Main St. in Little Rock. read more >

The Computer Hut, UrbanLAN Merge

Northwest Arkansas' UrbanLAN, an information technology services provider, has merged with The Computer Hut of Little Rock. read more >

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield Opening Retail Store in Hot Springs

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield is opening its third health insurance retail store, known as ArkansasBlue, across the street from CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs. read more >

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