Paul Gatling

Contributing Reporter

Contributing reporter from Northwest Arkansas Business Journal and Talk Politics.

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On today's show, we hear from the Washington County coroner about what his job has been like during the last eight months of the pandemic. Plus, we find out about Achilles International Arkansas, an organization that's holding a virtual run this weekend to benefit one of its members. And, we explore some of Yo-Yo Ma's collaborations in this week's Sound Perimeter with U of A Music Professor Lia Uribe.

The 5th annual Northwest Arkansas Young Professionals Summit is taking place later than usual after making the transition to a virtual version of the event. In this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Paul Gatling speaks with Ross Phillips, the vice chair of the summit leadership team, about what attendees can expect.

On today's show, we head to the Northwest Technical Institute for the unveiling of the school's new welding center. Plus, we discuss why Arkansas in 2020 isn't so different from Arkansas in 1919. And, we hear from Arkansas U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton about his reelection campaign and his take on the initiatives on the Arkansas ballot.

On today's edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Roby Brock of Talk Business and Politics, speaks with Arkansas U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton about his reelection campaign, including not appearing in a debate against his Libertarian challenger Ricky Harrington, and Issues 1, 2 and 3 on the Arkansas ballot.

On today's show, we speak with the daughter of a Marshallese elder who was one of dozens of community members who passed away during the height of the COVID-19 outbreak in Northwest Arkansas. Plus, we have details on the state's plan to test public school, state prison and Department of Human Services employees using newly acquired antigen testing kits. And, we hear what proponents and opponents of Issue 1 have to say about the ballot initiative.

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For years, many former Arkansas football players have moved into the business world after their playing careers ended. On this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Tyler Wilson discusses how he went from being a quarterback to getting into real estate.

On today's show, we head to Rogers where a Black Lives Matter organizer is campaigning to unseat a long-time City Council member. Plus, we have a discussion of the latest unemployment numbers in this week's edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report. And, we hear from two University of Arkansas students who are researching how the legacies of two local United Daughters of the Confederacy chapters have impacted the region.

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In today's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, we get a recap of Walmart's Open Call event and Mervin Jebaraj, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas, discusses the latest unemployment numbers and the continued struggles of the travel and tourism sector.

On today's show, we speak with a man who had been incarcerated for nearly 30 years about the process of getting his voting rights back in Arkansas. Plus, we find out about a Windgate Foundation grant that will allow a local artist collective to hire an executive director. And, we speak with the winner of the Buffalo National River Partners logo design contest to promote and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Buffalo National River.

Last month, Highlands Oncology Group opened a new five-story building in Springdale. In today's edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Paul Gatling speaks with CEO Jeff Hunnicutt about how the new facility will benefit both the company and its patients.

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