Tagged: cjrw

Long After Going Cellular, David Martin Still Selling

by Kyle Massey 2/20/2017 12:00 am

When Alltel Corp. first considered getting into cellphones, David Martin had to figure out not just how to sell them, but truly whether they could be sold at all.

State Seeks Pricing in New Bids for Tourism Ad Contract

by Kyle Massey 2/15/2017 4:52 pm

The state reopened the bidding process on its largest advertising contract Wednesday afternoon, seeking pricing information from ad agencies hoping to land a $14 million-a-year pact for marketing Arkansas tourism and the state parks system.

State Cancels Bid Process for Tourism Advertising Contract

by Kyle Massey 2/10/2017 11:58 am

The State Office of Procurement canceled its bid solicitation for the state’s biggest advertising contract — the $14 million-a-year deal for marketing state tourism — just days before written responses from agencies were due.

Lottery Ad Contract Process Reveals Fissures

by Kyle Massey 2/6/2017 12:00 am

It wasn’t smooth, but the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery has a new advertising agency, CJRW of Little Rock.

Judges Named for Tourism Ad Contract Competition

by Kyle Massey 2/2/2017 4:32 pm

The Office of State Procurement reveals a preliminary list of judges for awarding the state's largest advertising and marketing assignment, the $14.4 million-a-year contract for promoting Arkansas as a tourist destination.

Panel OKs Lottery's $34.5M Advertising Contract With CJRW

by Kyle Massey 1/24/2017 5:44 pm

A legislative subcommittee gave a thumbs-up to a five-year, $34.5 million advertising contract to CJRW to market the Arkansas Scholarship lottery. But first, lawmakers got a primer on the limitations they face in reviewing contracts.

As Arkansas Lottery's Luster Fades, Numbers Signal Challenges

by Kyle Massey 1/23/2017 12:00 am

In the years since the first tickets were sold in 2009, the lottery has lost much of its glossy newness, leaving hard numbers to do the talking.

Lawmakers Decline to Approve Lottery Ad Contract

by Kyle Massey 1/18/2017 11:51 am

After grilling Lottery Director Bishop Woosley and State Procurement Director Edward Armstrong for nearly an hour over the process that awarded a $34.5 million, five-year lottery advertising contract to CJRW, a legislative subcommittee votes not to approve the contract. Later, the full committee kicks the matter back to the subcommittee.

No Contract, No Conflict: Logic of a Lottery Ad Bid

by Kyle Massey 1/16/2017 12:00 am

Reasons given by the state procurement director on why CJRW was picked for a lucrative Arkansas State Lottery contract over two others has puzzled several Little Rock ad professionals.

MHP Offers Pay Comparison for Lottery Marketing Work

by Kyle Massey 1/9/2017 5:03 pm

In a letter to Lottery Director Bishop Woosley, President Sharon Tallach Vogelpohl of Mangan Holcomb Partners says CJRW is poised to reap more state money for the same work.

Bark Bar To Bring Hair of the Dog to SoMa

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/9/2017 12:00 am

Bark Bar, the dream of a couple of dog-loving Little Rock women, is several steps closer to reality.

Aristotle Helps Smokies Rise From the Ashes

by Kyle Massey 1/9/2017 12:00 am

After fatal wildfires in the Great Smoky Mountains devastated Gatlinburg, Tennessee, in November, Aristotle Inc. of Little Rock found a way to help out.

Protests Rejected, CJRW Stands to Win Lottery Contract

by Kyle Massey 1/5/2017 4:51 pm

The Office of State Procurement has rejected the second of two rival protests to the awarding of a five year, $34.5 million contract to Little Rock advertising agency CJRW to work for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

State Rejects Ghidotti-Vines Protest on Lottery Contract

by Kyle Massey 1/4/2017 7:01 am

The Office of State Procurement has rejected one of two rivals' protests to the choice of CJRW for a five-year, $34.5 million advertising and public relations contract with the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

MHP Protests Lottery Pact, Wants CJRW, Ghidotti-Vines Disqualified

by Kyle Massey 12/20/2016 4:47 pm

Mangan Holcomb Partners is also challenging the awarding of a five-year $34.5 million contract to CJRW.

Beth Ward Haynie: 'She Exuded Love'

by Kyle Massey 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Known simply as Beth Ward through her 37-year career at KARK-TV and KTHV-TV in Little Rock, members of Haynie's media family pay their respects.

Jill Joslin Named President of CJRW

by Kyle Massey 12/15/2016 4:05 pm

A longtime associate of Gary Heathcott becomes the first woman as president of the large Little Rock marketing and communications firm.

Ghidotti-Vines Files Protest Over CJRW's Lottery Contract Win

by Kyle Massey 12/15/2016 2:47 pm

CJRW's triumphant bid for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's $34.5 million marketing and public relations contract has drawn a formal protest from a competitor.

Ad Agencies Ponder Lottery Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/12/2016 12:00 am

Scoring tabulations have left some puzzled Little Rock advertising professionals trying to get the Office of State Procurement’s math to add up.

Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Picks CJRW for $34.5M Contract

by Kyle Massey 12/6/2016 12:10 pm

Little Rock ad agency CJRW is the anticipated winner of a $34.5 million, five-year contract to provide advertising, marketing and public relations services for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.