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Sandra McGrew to Lead Content at Ghidotti Communications

by Kyle Massey 8/15/2017 8:49 am

Sandra McGrew, a former Little Rock TV news reporter and magazine editor, has joined Ghidotti Communications to run its new content communications division, the firm announced Tuesday.

CJRW Wins $15M Parks & Tourism Ad Contract

by Kyle Massey 5/4/2017 5:57 pm

Incumbent ad agency CJRW has held onto the state's richest marketing contract, a highly sought-after $15.2 million-a-year job promoting Arkansas Parks & Tourism. CJRW overcame competition from two other finalists, D&G Collaborative of Little Rock and New Orleans and Birdsall Voss & Associates of Milwaukee.

State to Hear Final Presentations from Potential Parks & Tourism Promoters

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Presentations to be made by the three final advertising firms vying for the state's parks and tourism account, which used to be open to the public, will be closed this time.

Figuring Out How to Manage Screen Time for the Whole Family

by Natalie Ghidotti 4/19/2017 3:05 pm

Gen X parents like us can remember when our moms kicked us out of the house all day to run around the neighborhood and not come home until dinner. But we didn’t have smartphones, iPads, laptops, Xboxes and 55-inch screens with every new movie to tempt us to stay in.

An Out-of-State Ad Firm for Arkansas Tourism? Unlikely, but Possible

by Kyle Massey 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Will the state of Arkansas award its biggest advertising contract to an out-of-state agency? Little Rock marketing pros think probably not, but the idea isn’t inconceivable.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Natalie Ghidotti on If There's an Overlap Between Skills and Generation Gaps

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/24/2016 12:00 am

Natalie Ghidotti is the CEO and principal of Ghidotti Communications of Little Rock, a public relations consulting firm serving clients in all industries.

Four Agencies Hope To Punch Ticket on Scholarship Lottery

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2016 12:00 am

Three Little Rock bidders and a Boston digital marketing agency are in the running for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery’s advertising and marketing work, worth $5 million a year and rising.

Ghidotti Communications Offers Brief on 'The Arkansas 100'

by Kyle Massey 8/15/2016 12:00 am

One hundred words, one hundred seconds and countless stories told quickly. Those are the concepts behind a new project at Ghidotti Communications, the Little Rock PR firm, which has introduced The Arkansas 100, an email newsletter with an initial audience of 21,000.

IABC 'Summer Camp' Workshop Set for June 24

by Kyle Massey 6/13/2016 12:00 am

A campfire seems unlikely, but storytellers will gather round at this year’s Summer Camp Communications Workshop, sponsored by the Arkansas chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators.

Ghidotti Firm Moving On Up — to the 29th Floor

by Kyle Massey 5/23/2016 12:00 am

Ghidotti Communications moved onto the 29th floor of the Regions Center several months ago, after severing a successful eight-year relationship with Eric Rob & Isaac in the River Market District.

Business Travel Fuels Uber Growth in Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 5/16/2016 12:00 am

Business travelers needing a ride in Arkansas are increasingly using their thumbs — not to hitchhike, but to tap the Uber app on their smartphones.

Ghidotti, Mann Honored by Public Relations Society (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Natalie Ghidotti, owner of Ghidotti Communications in Little Rock, and Philip Mann, musical director of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, have received awards from the Arkansas chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

Smaller ‘Boutique’ PR Firms Popping Up

by Mark Carter 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Last week’s official launch of Aarch Communications shines a light on the continuing rise of small “boutique” firms specializing in public relations, social media, communications and related fields.

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