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Tell Me a Story (Rob Anderson Commentary)

by Rob Anderson 9/29/2014 12:00 am

What’s your story? If you own a business or have a product to sell and you don’t have an answer to that question, then you may be in trouble. Why? Well, let me begin with a story …

Parks & Tourism Debuts Wedding Publication

by Michelle Corbet 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.

Sources Say Former CJRW Employee Still Waiting for Stock Payout

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/14/2014 12:00 am

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s July 6 article catching up on the transitions underway at Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods touched on the touchy topic of the advertising agency’s employee stock ownership plan. Several executives who have departed in recent years still have ownership in the company through the ESOP.

Brothers Take Creative Act to New Cranford Co.

by Gwen Moritz 7/14/2014 12:00 am

Jay, Ross and Chris Cranford have formed a new advertising agency called Cranford Co. — actually a limited liability company — to be located in downtown Little Rock. Their father, Wayne, will be “of counsel” to Cranford Co.

Cranford Brothers Announce New Advertising Agency

by Gwen Moritz 7/9/2014 11:40 am

Jay, Ross and Chris Cranford, who left Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods this spring, have formed Cranford Co. and are in negotiations for office space in downtown Little Rock. Their father, Wayne Cranford, will be "of counsel" to the agency. Cranford Co. is in negotiations on about 2,000 SF of office space in downtown Little Rock.

Mark Raines Named VP of Public Relations at CJRW

by Luke Jones 5/21/2014 11:27 am

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods of Little Rock has hired Mark Raines as its new vice president of public relations.

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.

Jay Cranford, Ross Cranford, Denver Peacock Resign from CJRW

by Luke Jones 4/28/2014 1:02 pm

Three of Cranford Robinson Johnson Woods' top executives - Ross Cranford, Jay Cranford and Denver Peacock - resigned from the Little Rock ad firm Monday, continuing a string of defections that began last year.

10 Years After the War: Is the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Really ‘The Best of Both’?

by Lance Turner 3/31/2014 12:00 am

On Oct. 19, 1991, the newly christened Arkansas Democrat-Gazette landed on doorsteps and in the newspaper boxes of the state’s new media landscape. Having whipped its nemesis, the Democrat-Gazette pushed ahead, working to take in advertising dollars left homeless when the Gazette collapsed and selling the mantra, “The Best of Both.”

CJRW Sweeps State Addy Awards

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

Little Rock’s Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods received many of the top honors, including best in show, at this year’s central Arkansas Addy awards.

CJRW Stakes Out New Space at Third & Main in Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2014 3:02 pm

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods of Little Rock plans to move its downtown headquarters to the Fulk Building at the southwest intersection of Third and Main streets by late 2015.

CJRW Names Darin Gray as President

by Luke Jones 2/19/2014 9:33 am

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods of Little Rock announces former Gray Matters LLC CEO Darin Gray as the new president of the firm.

Digital Rises to Top in Media Use (Brian Kratkiewicz Commentary)

by Brian Kratkiewicz 1/13/2014 12:00 am

Research firm eMarketer reports that consumers now spend an average of five hours and 16 minutes each day with desktop and mobile digital media. That’s an increase of nearly 17 percent over 2012.

One-Man Studios Thrive Post-Recession

by Lance Turner 1/6/2014 12:00 am

Following the Great Recession, the decentralization of the state’s film studio industry has resulted in smaller studios thriving. Surviving intact through the economic wildfire were studios led by one or two filmmakers who alone were capable of carrying out a shoot from concept to completion.

CJRW's Shelby Woods and Wayne Woods Inducted into AdFed Hall of Fame

by Luke Jones 10/22/2013 10:54 am

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods of Little Rock says two of its top executives have been inducted into an American Advertising Federation hall of fame.

CJRW Loses Clinton Library, Foundation Account

by Jan Cottingham 9/4/2013 10:02 am

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods confirmed Wednesday that it has lost what agency SVP Richard McKeown called a significant account, that of the William J. Clinton Presidential Center. Arkansas Business reported earlier this week that Jordan Johnson and Rebecca Tennille, who had represented the account while with CJRW, had left the agency.

CJRW Names Richard McKeown as Senior Vice President

by Luke Jones 7/29/2013 2:19 pm

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods of Little Rock has named Richard McKeown as senior vice president and chief public relations officer.

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.

Acxiom Ranked High on National Advertising Lists

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/13/2013 12:00 am

Acxiom Corp. has again ranked second on Advertising Age magazine’s April 29 list of marketing-services agencies of all disciplines. The list ranks companies by U.S. revenue in 2012 — $678 million in Acxiom’s case.