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Leslie Heizman, who has been general sales manager at KTHV, is moving to CJRW as senior vice president.


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 23, 2008) – Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods, one of the Mid South’s largest full-service communications firms, announced today that Leslie Heizman will join the agency on October 6, 2008, as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Heizman will be responsible for leading the agency’s effort to introduce new products and services into the market. 
“I was raised in broadcast sales and have spent most of my 30-year career in advertising sales,” said Heizman. “Television stations are also advertising agencies, with the sole client being the station. While the communications market is immersed in rapid change, I look forward to working with an advertising institution like CJRW and helping clients develop the entire marketing package.”
Heizman graduated from Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College). Since that time she has held various positions in the Little Rock television market including reporter, news producer and account executive at KATV-TV and Local Sales Manager at KARK-TV. 
Since 1996, Heizman has worked for Gannett Broadcasting and for KTHV-TV, the CBS affiliate in Little Rock owned by Gannett. In 2007, she was named Vice President and General Sales Manager for the station. 
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September 23, 2008
Leslie Heizman Joins CJRW
In welcoming Leslie to the agency, David Martin, CJRW’s chief executive officer said, “CJRW has been aggressive in our efforts to meet the changing communications market with products and services that meet the client needs. We are excited that Leslie will join our team and help our clients better access the full complement of general and specialty practices inside CJRW. Leslie has a proven track record in sales and marketing and we look forward to the contributions she will make on behalf of our agency and our clients.” 
About Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods

Founded in 1961, CJRW is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, with offices in Dallas and Northwest Arkansas (Springdale, AR). The agency also owns Jones Productions, one of the region’s leading film and video commercial production facilities. The agency has more than 100 employees and an estimated $84 million in capitalized billings. 


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