Arkansas-based reporter for print and online media

          Hi, I'm Brandon Riddle. I am a reporter and assistant managing editor at the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway, Arkansas, focusing on business reporting in the City of Colleges. The Natural State has been my home for most of my life and I welcome new challenges and experiences on a daily basis to uncover areas of the state that I have not yet discovered.

PRESENT TITLE(S):

  • Assistant Managing Editor (March 2015–Present) – Log Cabin Democrat and thecabin.net in Conway, Ark., leading day budget meetings, implementing efficiency tools for the newsroom and co-producing special publications for print
  • Reporter (August 2014–Present) – Log Cabin Democrat and thecabin.net in Conway, Ark., focusing on business, education and general assignment reporting across multiple platforms
  • Contributing Writer (August 2014–Present) – Women's Inc. in Conway, Ark., writing features for the monthly magazine

PREVIOUS WORK:

  • Editorial intern (May–August 2014) – Arkansas Business in Little Rock, Ark.; worked on Ventures, Movers & Shakers and Kudos profiles, as well as assisted staff on a number of daily reporting/editing tasks
  • Editor-in-chief (December 2013–May 2014) – The Echo and The Echo Online, the University of Central Arkansas' student news source in Conway, Ark.; oversaw production and staff planning, as well as a revamping of publication resources; (Also: Associate editor, news editor, assistant news editor, website editor, social media editor)
  • Media office intern (August 2013–May 2014) UCA's College of Fine Arts and Communication; wrote press releases and covered arts events for the college