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‘Visionary’ News Director Jim Pitcock Dies at 83

Jim Pitcock, a pioneering reporter and news director who led KATV-TV’s newsroom through ABC’s golden era in the 1960s, 70s and 80s, died Oct. 9, according to the station and his family. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

4 Join Board of Arkansas Humanities Council

They include Larry Foley, a professor and chair of the University of Arkansas School of Journalism and Strategic Media. read more >
Media & Marketing

Brenda Blagg, Storied NWA Journalist, Dies at 75

She was a champion of transparency in government and a staunch defender of Arkansas’ Freedom of Information Act. read more >
Filmmakers Craig (left) and Brent Renaud

Arkansas Filmmaker Killed in Ukraine Recalled as Fearless, Thoughtful

"At the first sign of something dangerous or unknown, he’s compelled to tell the story," a friend said of Brent Renaud. read more >
Misty Orpin and Rob Wells
Education / Government & Politics

UA Journalism School to Take Over ArkansasCOVID.com

ArkansasCOVID.com, a startup news and data project built to prominence during the pandemic by Misty Orpin, is transferring its operations to the journalism program at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. read more >
Professor Gerald Jordan in the new converged newsroom of the University of Arkansas’ fully accredited School of Journalism and Strategic Media, which has new facilities to go with its new name.
Business Services / Construction / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Arkansas Journalism Schools Shift to Meet Needs of Job MarketLock Icon

The new name of the University of Arkansas' School of Journalism & Strategic Media presents a potential multimillion-dollar opportunity for the university, which can now put a donor’s name on the school. read more >
From left to right: Jim Pitcock, Lew Short, Carolyn Long, Larry Foley.
Media & Marketing

TV Academy Chapter to Honor Pitcock, Foley, Long and Short

Next month will bring a Little Rock reunion for four longtime Arkansas broadcast journalists when Jim Pitcock, Lew Short, Carolyn Long and Larry Foley are honored by the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. read more >
Education / Media & Marketing / Tourism

Film Chronicles Spring Training in Hot Springs

“The First Boys of Spring” chronicles the story of how Hot Springs, with its famed therapeutic mineral baths, became a home for spring training from the 1880s through the 1930s. read more >
Media & Marketing / Real Estate / Tourism

Video: Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones to Narrate ‘The Jim Lindsey Story’

The life story of northwest Arkansas real estate developer and former University of Arkansas football star Jim Lindsey not only sounds like something from a movie, it is actually becoming a movie. read more >