Field hires as Arkansas Business editor

Field hires as Arkansas Business editor

Hunter Field

Arkansas Business, a statewide weekly publication based in Little Rock, announced Friday that Hunter Field will be its next editor effective March 28.

Andrew Moreau of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette writes, “Field, 31, will pick up columnist duties as well. He started working at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in 2016 and currently serves as deputy editor of the Arkansas Advocate, a nonprofit online news site focused on public-policy issues.

“‘I’m super excited to be joining Arkansas Business. As far as business journals go, they’ve been setting the standard for a long time,’ Field said Friday. ‘They understand their audience, they deliver for them every week. The opportunity to lead a publication like that doesn’t come around a lot and I can’t wait to get started.’

“Field succeeds Lance Turnerwho left the publication in January after 24 years, with duties as the top editor for two years. Former editor Gwen Moritz filled the role temporarily and will remain as a contributing editor.”

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