Tagged: gary heathcott

CJRW Breaks Silence on Heathcott Lawsuit

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2019 12:00 am

CJRW Chairman and CEO Darin Gray responds to comments from Gary Heathcott and anonymous advertising industry executives quoted in last week’s Outtakes column.

Update: Heathcott v. CJRW: Will Extra Time Bring Deal?

by Kyle Massey 1/14/2019 12:00 am

Facing a $1.3 million breach-of-contract suit from longtime Little Rock adman Gary Heathcott, marketing agency CJRW is taking a few weeks to answer the legal complaint and may be considering settlement talks, several observers suggest.

Heathcott v. CJRW Offers Glimpse Of Dollar Details in Consulting Deal

by Kyle Massey 12/27/2018 8:37 am

Gary Heathcott’s $1.3 million lawsuit against CJRW offers a rare glimpse inside a lucrative consulting contract, and the need for clarity and close scrutiny in legal agreements.

Gary Heathcott Files $1.3M Lawsuit Against CJRW

by Kyle Massey 12/19/2018 8:20 am

Advertising executive Gary Heathcott files a breach-of-contract lawsuit against his former associates at CJRW, the firm that ejected him from his offices and his accounts last fall over allegations of abrasive behavior and sexist remarks.

Gary Heathcott Responds to Arkansas Business Cover Story

by Lance Turner 11/14/2017 10:09 am

Gary Heathcott responds to Arkansas Business' cover story this week, which says that CJRW has removed Heathcott from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery account.

CJRW Drops Gary Heathcott From Scholarship Lottery Work

by Kyle Massey 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock marketing agency CJRW has removed Gary Heathcott from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery account, the agency says, less than three years after acquiring his services and his list of clients in a much-ballyhooed deal.

Parks, Streams & Woods: 50 Years of Arkansas Tourism and the Ad Man Who Saw It All

by Kyle Massey 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Shelby Woods with his marketing agency, Cranford Johnson Robinson & Woods, became the state’s top tourism marketer, publishing the Arkansas Tour Guide for 50 years and helping rebrand Arkansas as a “Natural State” for visitors.

Using Miles: CJRW Touts Tourism Ally

by Kyle Massey 6/26/2017 12:00 am

What was born in Florida, speaks 12 languages and has traveled nearly 2 million miles on business? That would be Miles Partnership, the digital firm promoting Arkansas tourism as a subcontractor to CJRW.

CJRW Lottery Strategy: Playing To Win Over Millennials

by Kyle Massey 2/27/2017 12:00 am

The day after CJRW signed a hotly contested $34.5 million advertising contract on Feb. 16, a team led by Gary Heathcott at CJRW was busy putting a new face to the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Heathcott Hopes CJRW Selected as Lottery's First Pick

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 12:00 am

The battle for an Arkansas Scholarship Lottery marketing contract worth more than $5 million a year is down to three Little Rock advertising finalists.

Team SI, CJRW on Data, Results and Landing AEDC Contracts

by Kyle Massey 6/27/2016 12:00 am

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission broke up its longstanding single contract into three contracts this year, giving Team SI an $800,000 digital marketing contract and CJRW its advertising and PR contracts.

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.