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Rumors Rumble Over Layoffs at CJRW

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/18/2015 12:00 am

There was much ado in some media and marketing circles last week over potential layoffs at Little Rock’s Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods.

UCA Picks Eric Rob & Isaac for Advertising Services

by Sean Beherec 4/21/2015 12:30 pm

The university selected Eric Rob & Isaac after reopening the contract for bids last month. The decision comes about a month after UCA reopened its contract with CJRW of Little Rock, which held the account since 2009, and requested bids from other agencies.

Contractors See Construction Business Pick Up in 2014

by George Waldon 4/20/2015 12:00 am

In general, 2014 was a year of increase among the biggest general contractors in Arkansas. Eighteen out of 32 firms that reported updated revenue figures for the largest commercial contractors list recorded year-over-year gains.

CJRW Awarded $5.8M Insurance Marketplace Contract

by Sean Beherec 4/8/2015 4:29 pm

The agency beat out two others for the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace contract despite not having the lowest bid.

UCA Opens Advertising Contract for Bids

by Sean Beherec 4/6/2015 5:06 pm

UCA opened its advertising contract a year before the end of its contract with CJRW and will hear presentations next week.

CJRW@SXSWi: 2015 Trends Include ‘Big Data,’ Content Marketing

by Rob Anderson 3/13/2015 5:47 pm

Two trends dominating the 2015 South-by-Southwest Interactive festival are content marketing and "big data." Rob Anderson of CJRW of Little Rock reports on what’s hot at this influential annual event.

CJRW Appoints Four to New Roles

by Sean Beherec 3/5/2015 11:55 am

CJRW of Little Rock noted the agency's growth in digital and interactive offerings as the reason for the appointments.

Ross Cranford on the Current 'Revolutionary' Climate in Advertising & Marketing

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/26/2015 12:00 am

Before leaving to create his new agency, Ross Cranford worked for 19 years at Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods, starting as a junior copywriter in 1995, then writer, digital creative director, associate creative director, director of strategic planning, vice president for tourism services and member of the board of directors.

CJRW Buys Heathcott Associates, Firms Merge Operations

by Lance Turner 1/18/2015 7:04 am

CJRW of Little Rock says it is acquiring Heathcott Associates of Little Rock after more than a year of merger talks between the two advertising, marketing and public relations firms.

Parks & Tourism Debuts Wedding Publication

by 8/25/2014 12:00 am

The arrival in the market of the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism’s new publication, My Arkansas Wedding, came as a surprise to the for-profit publishers of magazines.

Denver Peacock Sets Up New PR Firm

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/11/2014 12:00 am

Denver Peacock is the latest former Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods staffer hanging out his own shingle after leaving the Little Rock advertising, marketing and public relations firm.

Little Rock Hires CJRW's Luis Gonzalez as Communication, Marketing Manager

by Lee Hogan 7/14/2014 11:26 am

The city of Little Rock has announced the hire of Luis Gonzalez as its communication and marketing manager. Gonzalez was previously an account supervisor at Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods in Little Rock.

CJRW Names Bill Fitzgerald, Nancy Ferrara to Creative Division Posts

by Lee Hogan 6/4/2014 2:47 pm

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods has named Bill Fitzgerald and Nancy Ferrara to key positions in its creative division.

Two Cranfords and Peacock Leave CJRW in Latest Departures

by Luke Jones 5/5/2014 12:00 am

The shakeup continues at Cranford Robinson Johnson Woods: Last week three executives, including two of the Little Rock ad firm’s namesake Cranfords, resigned.

Plans in Place for New HQ on Main Street for CJRW

by Luke Jones 3/10/2014 12:00 am

Last month Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods announced that it would be moving its offices to the 21,000-SF Fulk Building at Main and Third streets in downtown Little Rock, the longtime home of Bennett’s Military Supply, which will be moving elsewhere downtown.

CJRW Takes On Changes in Marketing Industry

by Luke Jones 3/10/2014 12:00 am

CJRW has been roiled by staff defections recently, departures that have left the state’s largest ad agency increasingly dependent on its big clients, the biggest being the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism worth $8.4 million this year.

CJRW Honored by AdWeek

by Luke Jones 11/4/2013 12:00 am

Little Rock’s Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods was recently named “Top Shop” in Arkansas by industry trade publication AdWeek.

Wayne, Shelby Woods Selected For American Advertising Federation Southwest Hall of Fame

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2013 10:29 am

Shelby and Wayne Woods of Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods have been selected by the Tenth District of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) for the Southwest Advertising Hall of Fame’s 2013 class.

CJRW Cleans Up at Addy Awards

by Kate Knable 3/4/2013 12:00 am

The Little Rock advertising agency Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods was the big winner at the 2013 Addy Awards last month, winning nearly half of the 152 awards handed out.

Arkansas Online Checkbook Shows Ad Spending

by Kate Knable 1/7/2013 12:00 am

The benefits of Transparency.Arkansas.gov, a website described more thoroughly in the story on Page 10, include a handy search feature that permitted Outtakes to track down and add up Arkansas’ recent spending on the advertising and marketing services of local ad agencies.

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