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Jennifer Joyner

Writer & Editor

Location icon United States of America

I'm a professional journalist who is aiming to parlay experience in print and digital media into a career in public relations.

Talk Business & Politics
Jones Center revamp a piece of the redevelopment puzzle for downtown Springdale

The Jones Center for Families in January will begin the second phase of an extensive $5 million renovation plan intended to secure the multi-functional venue's position as the cornerstone of a revitalized downtown Springdale. The 21-year-old facility houses an indoor pool complex, ice skating rink, fitness center and thousands of square feet of meeting and ...

Talk Business & Politics
UA study on Trump, Hillary Clinton support shows loyalty not as strong in private

Some political polls incorrectly predicted the outcome of this year's presidential election, and a University of Arkansas economics professor believes it could be partly because they asked the wrong questions. Andy Brownback, assistant professor of economics at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, recently conducted a national survey on feelings toward President-elect Donald Trump ...

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal
Gray has wide-angle lens on Arkansas' economic landscape

Darin Gray has sown seeds in the soil of Arkansas enterprises for almost 30 years, starting with his early work at the state’s economic development commission, and continuing into his current role as leader of the state’s largest advertising and public relations agency.

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal
Mom blog gold: NWA Motherlode founders draw thousands to website

When former journalists Gwen Rockwood and Shannon Magsam co-founded the mom-focused website NWA Motherlode in 2008, they struck on a rich deposit of online media users that had not yet been tapped by the local market.

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal
Hull applies public-sector expertise in real estate world

Hull & Co. principal Craig Hull, 65, still remembers the hours he spent as a child playing pretend on an HO-scale train table. It was hand-built by his father, who died when Hull was 15 years old.

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal
In construction industry, Lusk builds connections

Chief development officer Christina Lusk is the driving force in generating business for East Harding Construction. However, at no time in her career has the transaction been her focus.

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal
Mill Street Market sprouting up in downtown Springdale

One year ago, Tiffany Selvey was an urban farmer looking for the right venue to sell her products, but when she couldn’t find a good fit she started the ball rolling on a new market.

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal
Homebuilder plans large-scale subdivision, new headquarters

From within the deepest trenches of the Great Recession and housing market crisis, residential developer Mark Marquess chose to revive his home-building career, launching Riverwood Homes in Fayetteville about seven years ago. And now, business is thriving. Marquess' team is developing subdivisions and building residential real estate all over Northwest Arkansas.

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal
Haxton studio moves downtown

It's no surprise that Neil Greenhaw, a musician, songwriter, producer and the owner of Haxton Road Studios, gets his best creative ideas in the recording studio.

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal
Zweig bets on revamp for North College Avenue

The impressive, arch-framed entrance envisioned by the builder of the 1950s-era Twin Arch Motel in Fayetteville never came to fruition, but that design concept left its impression on the establishment's name.

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal
The satisfaction of building drives Massey's CEI career

As principal and vice president of operations at CEI Engineering Associates Inc., Brent Massey sees a common thread between the technical and administrative facets of his career.

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal
'Flavor ninjas' move into downtown Bentonville

Pink House Alchemy LLC founder Emily Lawson wants to do more than market small-batch, handcrafted syrups and elixirs at her soon-to-open retail space, to do more than push specialty cocktails and espresso drinks at her consecutively opening bar/coffee house.

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal
New program preps teachers in computer science

A text-based role-playing game on the green screen of an Apple IIe captured Dale Thompson's imagination as a sophomore in high school.

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