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Where Film Meets Clip: Inside a TV Ad Shoot

by Kyle Massey 11/20/2017 12:00 am

For nine years, Stone Ward and 360 Filmworks have produced Sport Clips’ national TV commercials in central Arkansas.

'Dear Little Rock' Does City A Disservice (Blake Rutherford Commentary)

by Blake Rutherford 11/8/2017 10:36 am

"What also confused me about 'Dear Little Rock' was that it professed to be an 'intervention.' Huh?"

Ghidotti Picked to Help Police Attract Recruits

by Kyle Massey 10/30/2017 4:18 pm

As Natalie Ghidotti begins a mission to attract women and minority applicants for more than 50 vacancies on the Little Rock police force, she won’t be using an image of a man covered in SWAT gear as her poster boy.

When Little Rock Jilted Amazon: Tale of a Breakup Letter

by Kyle Massey 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The whirlwind week of #lovelittlerock started when Millie Ward got a call from Little Rock Regional Chamber's Jay Chesshir, who thought that while 238 cities were pitching to land Amazon, Little Rock could make some noise by saying no.

Rejecting Amazon, Little Rock Launches New Campaign

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/19/2017 11:02 am

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola says the city will not submit a bid to be home to Amazon's second North American headquarters. Instead, it has used the occasion to launch a promotional campaign called "Love, Little Rock."

Honda Dealers Hitch Their Marketing With Stone Ward

by Kyle Massey 6/26/2017 3:12 pm

Stone Ward has a new client, the South Central Honda Dealers Association, and the ad agency will be developing new creative concepts for the group of seven Honda dealerships in three states.

Stone & Ward Reflect, From Leno to Picasso

by Kyle Massey 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Stone Ward's Millie Ward and Larry Stone have struck a good work-and-home-life balance: They draw no dividing line.

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.

Digital Strategy Leader Bryan Jones Clicks with Stone Ward

by Kyle Massey 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Bryan Jones was settled in self-employed awesomeness after more than a decade at Little Rock advertising agencies CJRW and Eric Rob & Isaac. Then Stone Ward gave him the summons he wanted.

13 Firms Make Bids for Arkansas' $14M Parks & Tourism Ad Business

by Kyle Massey 3/8/2017 3:24 pm

Longtime state tourism marketer CJRW is one of 13 advertising firms from several states competing for the state's largest ad contract, the $14 million-a-year pact for promoting the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism.

Arkansas Marketers Call Their Plays on Super Bowl Ads

by Kyle Massey 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock ad man Chip Culpepper thinks this year’s Super Bowl commercials were a lot like the game itself: “Only about a quarter worth watching.”

Little Rock, Big Hero: Millie Ward

by Nicola Kavanagh-Trinidade 12/8/2016 4:56 am

Millie Ward, volunteer and board member at Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches, reminds us of the importance of a loving environment.

Stone Ward's Tom Lillig Shares Cubs Stories

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/14/2016 12:00 am

The 10-inning Game 7 triumph ended a 108-year championship drought for the Cubs and warmed the hearts of just about anybody who has ever pulled for an underdog. But for Tom Lillig, director of brand management at the Chicago office of Little Rock’s Stone Ward advertising agency, it was validation of a lifetime of loyalty and championship hopes.

Brett Parker Named Incoming Media Director of Stone Ward (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Brett Parker, senior media planner and buyer for the Stone Ward advertising agency, will become media director on Oct. 1. He’ll replace Debra Reid, who will retire Sept. 30.

Sissy Jones Fights the Good Fight Against Cancer

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Sissy Jones, founder of Sissy’s Log Cabin, missed being honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Women’s Jewelry Association last month. What they may not know is that Jones is fighting cancer, a battle that meant she couldn’t attend the July 25 Awards for Excellence gala in New York.

Sissy's Log Cabin Rings Stone Ward for Ad Buys

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2016 12:00 am

Sissy’s Log Cabin, the jewelry company with stores in Pine Bluff, Little Rock, Jonesboro and Memphis, has switched its advertising contract from Albright Ideas to Stone Ward.

AEDC Opens Bids for Advertising Contracts

by Kyle Massey 5/4/2016 8:14 am

After 21 years of contracting exclusively with Stone Ward, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission has opened bidding for its advertising, marketing and public relations work, which is worth up to $1.6 million annually.

Rotary Club of Little Rock Honors Millie Ward

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/3/2016 2:04 pm

Millie Ward, co-founder and president of Little Rock advertising agency Stone Ward, was honored Tuesday by the Rotary Club of Little Rock with its Business & Professional Leader of the Year Award.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Media & Marketing

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A media and marketing resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

John Rogers, Stone Ward (Small Private Company CFO Finalist)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

The logic of accounting lured John Rogers to a career path that led him to Little Rock ad giant Stone Ward, where he’s served as CFO since 2000.