2022 Cast and Crew

The cast and the crew of the 2022 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. To be updated when casting begins in August.

2021 Program

In another year of pandemic prognostications, the Gridiron Players put together a podcast for 2021. Open for Funny Business “We’re Baaaaack” ♫With faces perfectly suited for radio When a big theatre suddenly seems desperately claustrophobic, the Gridiron writers do what they do every year, desperately rewrite the script. Playing themselves — Charlie Alison, Brenda Blagg, … More 2021 Program

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

Two Stand-up Guys

After the Black Lives Movement kicked into gear during the summer and protesters began toppling statues, Timely News Update’s crack reporting team went looking for some man-on-the-street interviews. They found the usual suspects. CAST Introduction — Ray MinorChris Wallace — Dave EdmarkNorah O’Donnell — Stacey RobertsColonel Halftrack — Flip PutthoffSenator Halfbright — Charlie AlisonVideo Producer … More Two Stand-up Guys

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

2018 Program

The year of #MeToo brought women to the fore, naming names, setting agendas and running for office. Act 1 “It’s a Beautiful Job” ♫ Won’t you be my reporter Journalists in the White House briefing room learn that the replacement for Sarah Huckabee Sanders is none other than Mr. Rogers. Reporters — Brenda Blagg, Alex … More 2018 Program