Paul Gatling

Contributing Reporter

Contributing reporter from Northwest Arkansas Business Journal and Talk Politics.

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On today's show, we head over to the MayDay Community Kitchen where volunteers cook, package and deliver hundreds of meals to those in need. Plus, we check in with composer and installation artist Amos Cochran who has used this pandemic year to focus on projects that he had been putting on the back burner. And, in today's Sound Perimeter, Lia Uribe shares music created by University of Arkansas staff and students.

Courtesy / Bank OZK

On today's edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, discusses art collecting with George Gleason, the CEO of Bank OZK. The bank's new home features a collection of art.

Ozarks at Large for Thursday, December 10, 2020

Dec 10, 2020

On today's show, we hear from the governor, a mayor and a protester following yesterday's community meeting in Springdale regarding the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the region. Plus, we find out how a partnership between a local church and homeless center is ensuring people who are unsheltered can still access necessary services this winter. And, we get in the holiday spirit with a new edition of Sound Perimeter.

During a Central Arkansas Human Resources Association roundtable discussion, moderated by Roby Brock of Talk Business and Politics, trucking, tourism and restaurant industry executives discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the response to it and their expectations for 2021.

On today's show, we have an inside look at what the governor's executive order expediting nursing licenses and waiving application fees means for the state's medical systems. Plus, we speak with the chief of the Cherokee Nation to find out how the tribe has been able to control the spread of COVID-19 on its reservation. And, we have a new edition of Sound Perimeter that focuses on music composed for string instruments.

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On this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Paul Gatling speaks with University of Arkansas economist Mervin Jebaraj about what president-elect Joe Biden's cabinet picks might mean for the county's economy. Plus, a bit of speculation about Amazon's potential plans in Northwest Arkansas.

On today's show, we find out how the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted another aspect of education: college entrance exams. Plus, we speak with the superintendent of the Siloam Springs School District about the decision to shut down two schools to in-person instruction this month. And, we hear about the latest design projects funded by the Walton Family Foundation Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program.

On this week's edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Paul Gatling speaks with the co-founder of RichContext about the future of the Rogers-based technology company.

On today's show, we learn more about the historic number of minority candidates and voters who turned out for the 2020 election. Plus, we find out about the successful bipartisan legislative efforts that have made Arkansas a leading state for human rights for children. And, we'll tell you about the tree climbing championships that are coming to Fayetteville this weekend.

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From immunizations to exercise, the pandemic has made it more challenging to make sure children are staying healthy. In this edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Dr. Chad Rodgers, the chief medical officer for the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care, speaks with Roby Brock, from our partner Talk Business and Politics, about how parents and medical professionals are dealing with the health of young Arkansans.