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Sonny Rhodes
Education / Media & Marketing

A Professor’s Big Thrill, Like Singing to the King

UA Little Rock Professor Sonny Rhodes won the 2020 Arkansas Press Association Journalism Educator of the Year award last month. read more >
Phyllis Brandon
Legal / Media & Marketing

Phyllis Brandon, Fred Graham Made Marks on Journalism

Nearly nine decades ago, two journalists were born five years apart in Little Rock: Fred P. Graham in 1931 and Phyllis Brandon in 1936. They departed this world just weeks apart, on either side of the new year. read more >
Amy Oliver Barnes
Education / Media & Marketing

Amy Barnes Talks Jobs in PR, and Retirement

After decades as a reporter, TV anchor and PR pro and professor, Amy Oliver Barnes managed to bury the lead. read more >
Tucker Carlson speaking with attendees at the 2018 Student Action Summit hosted by Turning Point USA at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

An Old LR Colleague, Tucker Carlson, Gets Naughty

The Fox News millionaire and I aren’t truly buddies, but we were friendly when we worked together at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in the 1990s. read more >
103.7 The Buzz announced Wednesday that it has renamed its Babe Backet, which will continue as The Bracket With No Name.
Media & Marketing

Bye-Bye Babe: A Controversial Contest Goes Nameless

KABZ-FM's embattled radio contest pitting local female newscasters against one another in a March Madness-style bracket has avoided elimination by changing its name. read more >
Marci Manley
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care / Media & Marketing

Reporter Marci Manley Turns to PR; It’s Not Shocking News

After nearly a decade in TV news, including three years as a top investigative reporter at KARK/Fox 16 in Little Rock, Marci Manley left her first love, journalism, for a state public relations job that better suits her marriage and family plans. read more >
Beth Ward in 2009.
Media & Marketing

Beth Ward, Little Rock TV Mainstay, Dies

Beth Ward, a fixture on Little Rock television for more than 37 years, died Thursday after complications from heart surgery. read more >
Jason Schechter
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

From Clinton to Bloomberg, Jason Schechter Traces PR Path

Jason Schecter has been with Bloomberg for four years, and he spoke on his role there to dozens of local PR professionals, along with a group of UALR PR and mass communications studentsr. read more >