2021 Cast and Crew

The cast and the crew of the 2021 NWA Gridiron are journalists who work at regional publications, broadcast outlets and public relations agencies as well as faculty and students from the School of Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Arkansas. Full Cast and Crew Writers – Charlie Alison, Brenda Blagg, Vivian Cummings, Dave … More 2021 Cast and Crew

2020 Cast and Crew

The cast and the crew of the 2020 NWA Gridiron are journalists who work at regional publications, broadcast outlets and public relations agencies as well as faculty and students from the School of Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Arkansas. Full Cast and Crew Writers – Charlie Alison, Brenda Blagg, Vivian Cummings, Dave … More 2020 Cast and Crew

Obituary for Gina King

Gina King, a long-time Gridiron actor and the first to portray a pregnant teenager while pregnant herself, died Oct. 7, 2020. She was 59. King first performed in the Gridiron in the 1980s, and one of the sketches for which she is well remembered, Sixteen Going on Preggers, about teen pregnancy in Arkansas. Several actors … More Obituary for Gina King

2019 Cast and Crew

The cast and the crew of the 2019 NWA Gridiron are journalists who work at regional publications, broadcast outlets and public relations agencies as well as faculty and students from the School of Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Arkansas. Full Cast and Crew Emcee – Bret and Stephanie Schulte, professors of journalism … More 2019 Cast and Crew

2018 Cast and Crew

The cast and the crew of the 2017 NWA Gridiron are journalists who work at regional publications, broadcast outlets and public relations agencies as well as faculty and students from the School of Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Arkansas. Full Cast and Crew Emcee – Steve Clark, president, Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce Writers – … More 2018 Cast and Crew

2017 Cast and Crew

The cast and the crew of the 2017 NWA Gridiron are journalists who work at regional publications, broadcast outlets and public relations agencies as well as faculty and students from the School of Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Arkansas. Emcee – Rogers Mayor Greg Hines Writers – Charlie Alison, Brenda Blagg, David Conrads, … More 2017 Cast and Crew

2015 Cast and Crew

KUAF – Antoinette Grajeda and Zeek Martin Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette – Flip Putthoff, Erin Spandorf and Rusty Turner UA Journalism Faculty – Ray Minor and Katherine Shurlds UA Journalism Students – Cecil Anderson, Clarissa Bustamante, DeMarius Davis, Wendy Echeverria, Paige Hegedus, Lauren Hoskins, Cassandra Schirm, James Schlecte, Amanda Simmons, Kris Smith and Julia Trupp University … More 2015 Cast and Crew

2014 Cast and Crew

Emcee – John Threet Writers – Charlie Alison, Brenda Blagg, Vivian Cummings, Dave Edmark, Kevin Kinder, Debbie Miller, Ray Minor, Ben Pollock, Flip Putthoff, Katherine Shurlds, Erin Spandorf, Rusty Turner and Steve Voorhies Production Directors – Katherine Shurlds and Sarah Warnock Musical Director – Emily Kaitz Stage Director – Rusty Turner Assistant Stage Director – … More 2014 Cast and Crew