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Roby Brock Talks Red Wolf Convention Center in Jonesboro


For A-State Connections, I'm Johnathan Reaves.  Since 2016, there has been discussion about a hotel and a convention center in Jonesboro.  At one point, two groups were competing to put the project in Jonesboro.  In March of 2016, I did an interview with Roby Brock of Talk Business and Politics and asked him about whether Jonesboro could really support two convention centers.  Well, we now know that the Red Wolf Convention Center is up and holding events.  I talked with Brock recently about his thoughts on the center and what it means for the region.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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.