Tagged: shelby woods

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.

Branding Arkansas Came Naturally for CJRW

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

It’s emblazoned on everything from pencils to pillows, jigsaw puzzles to hot-air balloons. It’s stamped into Arkansas license plates and enshrined as the state’s official nickname.

Confessions of an Ad Man (Jim Johnson, Not Ogilvy)

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

At 82, Jim Johnson's mind is sharp, roaming through the decades he spent in advertising in Little Rock as one of the founders of Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods.

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.

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.

Micah Whorton Joins BRR Architecture Inc. (Movers & Shakers, July 30, 2012)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/30/2012 12:00 am

New hires, promotions and awards for the week of July 30, 2012.

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.