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Ad Man Jim Johnson Joins Southwest Advertising Hall of Fame

by Kyle Massey 4/14/2016 7:00 am

Little Rock artist and former ad man Jim Johnson, a rebel with a brush or a guitar in his hand, has been elected to a thoroughly distinguished group – the Southwest Advertising Hall of Fame.

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame 2012: Wayne Cranford

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2012 12:00 am

An innovator in advertising and marketing communications, Wayne Cranford recently celebrated 50 years of his iconic Little Rock agency. His and the agency’s history are dotted with enough firsts to fill the pages of several scrapbooks – first Arkansas agency to create and place a local color television advertisement, the first Arkansas agency to win a national Addy award, the first to buy a national network program, just for example.