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Pam Jones, president of Culturally Connected Communications in Little Rock, says that reaching out to minority consumers these days “is not just good business, it’s smart business.” C3, as the agency is known, has offices in the Gans Building on Second Street.
Government & Politics / Health Care

In Crunch, State Reached Out to Ad Firms for Vaccine Work

The clicking clock of COVID-19 led Arkansas health officials to bypass typical competitive bidding procedures in awarding $8 million in advertising contracts to three Little Rock marketing firms. read more >
Pam Jones, president of Culturally Connected Communications in Little Rock, says that reaching out to minority consumers these days “is not just good business, it’s smart business.” C3, as the agency is known, has offices in the Gans Building on Second Street.
Government & Politics / Health Care

Cranford Co., Design Group and C3 Win State Work for Vaccine Ads

Three Little Rock marketing firms led by Cranford Co. land $8 million in state Health Department contracts for advertising to persuade Arkansans to get COVID-19 vaccinations. read more >
Esperanza Massana-Crane, the state’s new director of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise, says a hate crimes bill is necessary for Arkansas, a stand also held by her boss, Commerce Secretary Mike Preston, and his boss, Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
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The Costs of a Hateful ImageLock Icon

Senate Bill 3, commonly known as the “hate crimes bill,” boils down to a crucial chance to burnish Arkansas’ image and remove a hurdle to recruiting companies and workers, government officials and business leaders say. read more >
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Finding Some Oases Amid Ad Drought

The advertising gods giveth, and they taketh away, particularly these days. read more >
Myron Jackson, CEO of The Design Group.
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Seizing a Moment for Multicultural MarketingLock Icon

Black pain is not an ad campaign, multicultural marketing scholar Phil McKenzie likes to say, “but there’s always an opportunity to engage.” read more >
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Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic FutureLock Icon

Some, like the hospitality industry, are bracing for a long, slow return to pre-COVID vitality. Others, like the energy sector, see a quicker recovery after the early swoon. Some trends seem baked into expectations, like reliance on home-based employees and the technology they use. read more >
CJRW at 300 Main St. in Little Rock.
Government & Politics / Tourism

CJRW Lays Off 8 From Workforce of 61

CJRW, the longtime Little Rock marketing agency and the state's tourism account holder, laid off eight workers yesterday, eliminating 8 of 61 staff positions. read more >
Pam JonesPresident, Lead Strategist of Culturally Connected Communications
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Pam Jones Advises Corporations to Stay Well-Versed in Diversity

Pam Jones, the president of Culturally Connected Communications, says it’s in companies’ best interest to reflect their consumers. read more >
One of the ads that Culturally Connected Communications reinvisioned for Black History Month.
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Pam Jones Puts Ad Twist on Black History Month

To address a lack of advertising diversity and “stereotypical representation,” Little Rock marketing firm Culturally Connected Communications is taking a different ad every day and reimagining it with brown and black subjects. read more >
Tide's genre-bending series of commercials during Super Bowl LII was a clean win, according to marketing experts.
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Super Bowl Commercials: Tide Cleans Up, Alexa Speaks

Tide scored nearly a clean sweep, Alexa’s voice came through for Amazon and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s voice was hijacked by Dodge Ram. read more >
Pam Jones
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Is LR at Tipping Point After Shooting? PR Voices Weigh In

Arkansas media and public relations professionals fear that negative perceptions of the capital city are reaching a critical mass after the mass shooting at the Power Ultra Lounge downtown. read more >
Diamond Lewis of Culturally Connected Communications
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Diamond Lewis Joins Culturally Connected Communications (Movers & Shakers)

Diamond Lewis has been hired as public relations and accounts manager at Culturally Connected Communications in Little Rock. read more >
Government & Politics / Tourism

2 Firms Partner with Parks & Tourism to Increase Tourism Diversity

The Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism has partnered with two Little Rock diversity marketing consulting firms — Culturally Connected Communications and Cinco Media Group — to focus on increasing diversity tourism in the state. read more >