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Better Communities Conversations Held in Jonesboro

City of Jonesboro

Talk Business and Politics held a Better Communities conversation about the successes and challenges the city of Jonesboro has. Two panel discussions were held. Panelists were :

  • Arkansas Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston
  • Chris Barber, St. Bernards Healthcare CEO
  • Christy Valentine, Hytrol Manager of Academic Partnerships
  • Dr. Len Frey, A-State Executive Vice Chancellor Finance,
    Administration & COO
  • Mark Young, Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce CEO

Click on the listen button to hear the entire panel discussions.

Johnathan Reaves is the News Director for KASU Public Radio. As part of an Air Force Family, he moved to Arkansas from Minot, North Dakota in 1986. He was first bitten by the radio bug after he graduated from Gosnell High School in 1992. While working on his undergraduate degree, he worked at KOSE, a small 1,000 watt AM commercial station in Osceola, Arkansas. Upon graduation from Arkansas State University in 1996 with a degree in Radio-Television Broadcast News, he decided that he wanted to stay in radio news. He moved to Stuttgart, Arkansas and worked for East Arkansas Broadcasters as news director and was there for 16 years.