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Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

‘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 >
Tom Brannon and the band Tragickly White during Brannon's final "THV This Morning" broadcast in December 2017.

Tom Brannon to Fill Ed Buckner’s Spot as THV11 Weather Chief

KTHV in Little Rock is bringing back longtime anchor and weatherman Tom Brannon as chief meteorologist as Ed Buckner extends his medical leave indefinitely. read more >
Ron Sherman
Media & Marketing

Sherman Ad Agency to Stream Home Improvement Content

With video on demand growing as a marketing medium, Ron Sherman Advertising and Teleproductions of Little Rock is launching HouseAware, a VOD series that will put Sherman's vast home improvement library at customers' fingertips. read more >
Gary Weir and his Bozo the Clown character pose in this undated publicity still.
Education / Media & Marketing / Tourism

Gary Weir: A TV Sensation, No Bozo at Business

While Gary Weir in his Bozo the Clown character enchanted generations of Arkansas children, Arkansas broadcast professionals emphasize that Weir also had a career beyond the red nose. read more >
Tom Brannon and Joey the Garden Cat.
Media & Marketing

Tom Brannon to Leave KTHV This Year

After more than two decades at KTHV-TV that made him as familiar to morning viewers as the coffee pot, meteorologist and anchor Tom Brannon is leaving Channel 11 late this year. read more >
From left to right: Anne Jansen, Beth Ward and B.J. Sams during Sams’ final television broadcast in 2009.
Media & Marketing

Beth Ward Haynie: ‘She Exuded Love’

Known simply as Beth Ward through her 37-year career at KARK-TV and KTHV-TV in Little Rock, members of Haynie's media family pay their respects. read more >
Ron Sherman celebrated a Guinness record, with icing on top.
Media & Marketing

Record-Setting Ron Sherman Shares Gusty Memories

Ron Sherman had just landed a Guinness World Record for producing 3,503 TV commercials and was in a counting mode, so he faced the inevitable question: How many times did he draw Gusty? read more >
Ron Sherman
Business Services / Media & Marketing / Small Business

Ron Sherman Sets Guinness World Record for TV Commercials

After a year and a half of counting, documenting, and sending evidence to New York, Ron Sherman was certified Tuesday as the Guinness World Record holder for the most TV commercials produced in a career. read more >