Arkansas Democrat-Gazette seeks a copy editor/page designer

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, part of a family owned media company, has an opening for a copy editor/page designer on our night news copy desk in Little Rock. We are doing some exciting, cutting-edge work at the Democrat-Gazette, and we are committed to giving our readers balanced, objective coverage of the day’s news. The copy desk and […]

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette promotes Perozek to ME

Dave Perozek, metro editor at the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, has been appointed managing editor. Commenting on his new role, he said: “The past two and a half years I’ve spent as metro editor have been among the most challenging and rewarding of my career. I feel I have accumulated enough knowledge and leadership skills under […]

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette seeks a state Capitol reporter

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is looking for an experienced, energetic reporter for a position on its state Capitol bureau. The Democrat-Gazette, based in the capital city of Little Rock, has maintained a three-reporter bureau since the 1980s. Our readers are intensely interested in news of state government and politics and those stories are among the most […]

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette seeks a news & business reporter

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is hiring reporters! We have openings on the news side in Little Rock and an opening for business coverage in fast-growing Northwest Arkansas. News reporters cover a variety of topics, such as government operations, breaking news and lighter affairs. The business reporter will cover the meat industry, trucking companies and other business developments. […]

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette names Thompson exec editor

The following excerpt was sent out from Lisa Thompson has been named the new executive editor of the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Fayetteville. She has been filling that position since Rusty Turner‘s retirement May 19. Thompson came to The Morning News of Northwest Arkansas — which later became part of the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette […]

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette seeks a multimedia editor

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has an opening for a multimedia editor. We’re looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our team of editors and reporters to produce exclusive content for our website, replica edition and social media. Candidates should be as comfortable in front of the camera as they are behind it and able […]

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reporter Gladstone departs

Mitchell Gladstone, a college sports reporter at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, wrote on Twitter: “Time for some personal news as today marks the start of my final week at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. To all those who welcomed and read this Yankee over the last 2.5 years, thank you.” Gladstone had joined the Democrat-Gazette as a high […]

Frisco to depart Arkansas Democrat-Gazette after 16 years

Frankie Frisco, an assistant sports editor at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, will leave after 16 years. Frisco said, “I didn’t retire; I just got out of the business. I’m out of journalism.” Previously, Frisco has held the posts of sports operation editor, news editor, sports manager and designer. He also served as director of sports information […]

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette parent names Gaines publisher

WEHCO Media Inc., the parent company of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, has appointed executive editor Eliza Hussman Gaines to the post of publisher. Gaines begins on Jan. 1. With Gaines’ appointment, the leadership of the paper will remain in the family hands. Outgoing publisher Walter Hussman Jr., Gaines’ father, made the announcement Tuesday afternoon. “Hopefully the […]

Democrat-Gazette publisher Hussman Jr. announces retirement

Walter Hussman Jr., publisher of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, will retire by the end of the year. Hussman announced the decision at the Arkansas Press Association’s inaugural Arkansas Press Freedom Gala at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. His successor was not announced, though Hussman said the decision would be made by the year’s end. […]