Darin Gray Named President of Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods

Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods has named Darin Gray as President of the firm. Making the announcement was Wayne Woods, who will continue to serve as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Gray assumes his duties immediately and will continue to live in Northwest Arkansas where the agency has an office location.

VIDEO: Communication Matters - Power Vs. Influence

The ability to influence those you work with and associate with is a key ingredient of leadership. Often times "influence" is confused with "power." The two are vastly different and have a vastly different impact on others. In this inaugural episode of our "Communication Matters" podcast series, Richard McKeown identifies key distinctions between "influence" and "power."

Join the Circle: 5 Things Bluegrass Can Teach Us About Social Media

"What I love about bluegrass is that it's a participatory group experience, and that's a little like what you see in social media," says Derrick Ball, Arkansas bluegrass musician. It may seem an unusual comparison, but it's apt. In fact, there are some valuable social media lessons that brands or marketers can glean from bluegrass jam circles.

VIDEO: State of the Media Report

The final stats for 2013 revealed the medium that people spend the most time with each day is digital, not television. That said, people still love their TV. Watch our latest video and learn more...

CJRW Welcomes Two New Staff Members

We're excited to welcome two new staff members to the CJRW team. Kathi Kinder joins us as client coordinator for Accounting and Amanda Seevers joins as an account coordinator for our Account Services division.

AdWeek Names Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods Arkansas' "Top Shop"

We're tremendously honored that the leading advertising industry trade publication, AdWeek, recently named Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods as the "Top Shop" in Arkansas. In its September 16, 2013 edition, AdWeek identified its selections for the leading agency in each state.

Donna Williams Joins Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods

We're proud to announce that Donna Williams has been named Creative Director for our Northwest Arkansas office. Williams comes to Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods with more than 25 years of award-winning executive creative management experience.

Woods Brothers selected for Southwest Advertising Hall of Fame

We're proud to announce that our Chairman Emeritus Shelby Woods and our Chairman and CEO Wayne Woods have been selected by the Tenth District of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) for the Southwest Advertising Hall of Fame's 2013 class of inductees. The Woods brothers are two of the seven distinguished honorees for the tenth district, which includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.