The City Wire, re-launched in November 2008, is a media company that covers business, politics and culture in the Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas regions. News on The City Wire (www.thecitywire.com) also includes statewide business and political news. More than 1.16 million people have visited the website between Nov. 1, 2008 and Dec. 31, 2012, and logged more than 6.593 million pageviews.
As part of the expansion push, The City Wire editor and co-owner Michael Tilley was in late 2011 promoted to TCW Media president, and Patricia Brown was named the chief operations officer.
The City Wire is a news source that cuts through the clutter of bank robberies, house fires and meth busts to deliver timely, detailed and accurate business, political and arts & entertainment news. At The City Wire, we deliver today’s news now, and tomorrow’s headlines today.
In addition to providing daily a wealth of news and information, The City Wire also provides a platform for visitors and Registered Users to post info in our Events Calendar, write blogs, post classified ads, post comments — just to name a few of the FREE options available on The City Wire.
The City Wire also formed and continues to benefit from content partnerships with Little Rock-based Talk Business, Fayetteville-based KUAF 91.3 FM, and the Jon Williams Morning Show on 104.9 the X.
The City Wire also provides a unique and innovative platform for advertising and sponsorship opportunities. Specialized ads and ad campaigns can easily be targeted to the higher income, higher education demographic who frequently visit The City Wire.
More than 85 companies and organizations — and that number continues to grow each month — have found value in advertising their products, services and messages on The City Wire. Link here to learn more about our advertising opportunities.
If you have coverage ideas, suggestions for content or any other info to pass along to The City Wire, please call us (242-2800) or e-mail at email@example.com
Who we are
Following are The City Wire full-time staff and freelancers:
Julie Bagley, freelance writer
Adam Brandt, restaurant critic
Daelene Brown, TCW business manager
Patricia Brown, TCW chief operations officer
Amanda Carson, freelance writer
Lady Jane Cohen, account executive
Rhonda Crone, freelance writer and photographer
Ruby Dean, freelance writer and photographer
Jeremy Donnell, freelance writer and photographer
Linda Kaufenberg, freelance writer and photographer
Peggy Knight, vice president-sales
Peter Lewis, movie and music reviews
Ruth Ann Lucker, administrative support
Kris Marvin, account executive
Ashlee Milton, social media and customer service representative
Brittany Ransom, freelance writer and photographer
April Robertson, freelance writer and photographer
Ryan Saylor, Fort Smith metro report
Jamie Smith, freelance writer
Kim Souza, TCW editor, Northwest Arkansas
Michael Tilley, TCW president and managing editor