Tagged: P. Allen Smith

In Age of Influencers, P. Allen Smith Faces Pay Cut

In Age of Influencers, P. Allen Smith Faces Pay Cut

LegalCover Story

Instead of boosting his state pay for promoting Arkansas from $200,000 to $845,000 a year, gardening and lifestyle star P. Allen Smith appears likely to get 95% less than his previous contract provided — or perhaps nothing at all. read more >

P. Allen Smith Budget Battle Reveals State's Digital Divide

P. Allen Smith Budget Battle Reveals State's Digital Divide

Whispers

If you needed a handy metric to illustrate how far newspapers have sunk in the new media world, ponder this: Of the nearly $7 million a year Arkansas spends on media marketing to promote state tourism, only one one-thousandth — about $7,000 — goes to newspapers. read more >

Should Arkansas Quadruple P. Allen Smith’s Pay?

Should Arkansas Quadruple P. Allen Smith’s Pay?

Outtakes

Before calculating whether Arkansas gardening and lifestyle celebrity P. Allen Smith is worth $845,000 a year to the state for promotion, consider this: State tourism and marketing officials say they have better ways to spend the $200,000 a year Smith has been getting. read more >

'Ever Mindful' (Editorial)

'Ever Mindful' (Editorial)

Opinion

While P. Allen Smith is seeking a $645,600 raise from the state, Stacy Hurst, chief of the Department of Parks, Heritage & Tourism, wants proof that Smith is earning the $200,000 he currently gets. read more >

New Frontier For Boomers: Aging in Place

New Frontier For Boomers: Aging in Place

Health CareCover Story

As they have since they first started coming into it, baby boomers are having an outsized effect on the world, including the world of design, particularly residential architecture design. read more >

Garver LLC Building Upon 95 Years in Business

Garver LLC Building Upon 95 Years in Business

Ventures

Garver LLC in North Little Rock is celebrating its 95th anniversary this year. Founded by Neil Garver after World War I, the company now has nearly 400 employees and 17 offices in nine states. The firm shortened its name from Garver Engineers after expanding its service offerings to include architecture, survey and construction services. read more >

All Things D on P. Allen Smith and the Future of TV

All Things D's Peter Kafka considers the future of television, and says Netflix and Hulu are well positioned for an assault on traditional broadcasting. YouTube, with efforts like eHow's P. Allen Smith channel, will also make a dent in reality TV. read more >