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Renee Robison, left, accepts her induction award into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame from Deputy Tourism Director Kristine Puckett
Nonprofits / Tourism

Robison, Woods Inducted Into Tourism Hall of Fame (Movers & Shakers)

Renee Robison, executive director of the Grand Prairie Center and Wayne Woods, formerly of CJRW, were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame. read more >
Shelby Woods, seen here on Pinnacle Mountain, has marketed Arkansas tourism for a half-century. One key has been the “Natural State” slogan he wears on his shirt.
Agriculture & Poultry / Business Services / Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing / Restaurants & Food / Small Business / Tourism

Parks, Streams & Woods: 50 Years of Arkansas Tourism and the Ad Man Who Saw It AllLock Icon

Shelby Woods with his marketing agency, Cranford Johnson Robinson & Woods, became the state’s top tourism marketer, publishing the Arkansas Tour Guide for 50 years and helping rebrand Arkansas as a “Natural State” for visitors. read more >
The Fulk Building, at the southwest corner of 3rd and Main Streets, houses CJRW, Arkansas' largest advertising and marketing firm, in a 21,000 SF office, and an estimated $4.2 million has been invested in the project.
Business Services / Construction / Investments / Media & Marketing / Small Business / Tourism

CJRW Marks a Year as a Main Street Mainstay

When Mark Raines peeked inside the Fulk Building a couple of years ago, he couldn’t believe CJRW was considering it as a future home. The historic building at Main and Third streets in Little Rock had long been the home of Bennett’s Military Supplies. read more >
Wayne Woods
Media & Marketing

Wayne Woods Retires from CJRW

Richard McKeown, CJRW’s chief public relations officer, confirmed that Woods had announced his retirement to the board of directors on Dec. 7 and to stockholders on Dec. 10. read more >
Darin Gray
Media & Marketing

CJRW Names Darin Gray Chairman and CEO

Darin Gray, the company’s president since February 2014, will also assume the roles of CEO and chairman, the company announced on Monday. read more >
The new CJRW logo.
Media & Marketing

CJRW Announces Move-In Date, New Logo

CJRW of Little Rock will relocate to its new offices at 3rd and Main streets on July 13 with a new logo. read more >
Business Services / Media & Marketing / Tourism

CJRW Buys Heathcott Associates, Firms Merge Operations

CJRW of Little Rock says it is acquiring Heathcott Associates of Little Rock after more than a year of merger talks between the two advertising, marketing and public relations firms. read more >
Wayne Woods
Business Services / Media & Marketing / Small Business / Tourism

CJRW Takes On Changes in Marketing Industry

CJRW has been roiled by staff defections recently, departures that have left the state’s largest ad agency increasingly dependent on its big clients, the biggest being the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism worth $8.4 million this year. read more >
The Fulks Building on Main Street will be Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods’ new headquarters in 2015. (Photo by Luke Jones)
Media & Marketing / Real Estate

Plans in Place for New HQ on Main Street for CJRW

Last month Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods announced that it would be moving its offices to the 21,000-SF Fulk Building at Main and Third streets in downtown Little Rock, the longtime home of Bennett’s Military Supply, which will be moving elsewhere downtown. read more >
Construction / Media & Marketing / Real Estate

CJRW Stakes Out New Space at Third & Main in Little Rock

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods of Little Rock plans to move its downtown headquarters to the Fulk Building at the southwest intersection of Third and Main streets by late 2015. read more >
Darin Gray
Business Services / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing / Tourism

CJRW Names Darin Gray as President

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods of Little Rock announces former Gray Matters LLC CEO Darin Gray as the new president of the firm. read more >
Wayne Woods
Media & Marketing

CJRW Honored by AdWeek

Little Rock’s Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods was recently named “Top Shop” in Arkansas by industry trade publication AdWeek. read more >
Media & Marketing

CJRW’s Shelby Woods and Wayne Woods Inducted into AdFed Hall of Fame

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods of Little Rock says two of its top executives have been inducted into an American Advertising Federation hall of fame. read more >
A view of the Clinton Presidential Library from the Presidential Park Bridge.
Media & Marketing / Nonprofits / Tourism

CJRW Loses Clinton Library, Foundation Account

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods confirmed Wednesday that it has lost what agency SVP Richard McKeown called a significant account, that of the William J. Clinton Presidential Center. Arkansas Business reported earlier this week that Jordan Johnson and Rebecca Tennille, who had represented the account while with CJRW, had left the agency. read more >
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Media & Marketing

Jordan Johnson, Rebecca Tennille Among Four Leaving Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods

You may have heard that Jordan Johnson and Rebecca Tennille recently had left Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods. The pair had represented a big account at CJRW: the Clinton Foundation and Library. read more >
Media & Marketing / Tourism

Wayne, Shelby Woods Selected For American Advertising Federation Southwest Hall of Fame

Shelby and Wayne Woods of Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods have been selected by the Tenth District of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) for the Southwest Advertising Hall of Fame’s 2013 class. read more >
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Media & Marketing / Retail / Tourism

CJRW Cleans Up at Addy Awards

The Little Rock advertising agency Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods was the big winner at the 2013 Addy Awards last month, winning nearly half of the 152 awards handed out. read more >
Wayne CranfordChairman Emeritus, Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame 2012: Wayne Cranford

An innovator in advertising and marketing communications, Wayne Cranford recently celebrated 50 years of his iconic Little Rock agency. His and the agency’s history are dotted with enough firsts to fill the pages of several scrapbooks – first Arkansas agency to create and place a local color television advertisement, the first Arkansas agency to win a national Addy award, the first to buy a national network program, just for example. read more >