Vowell, Inc., is a multimedia company that specializes in niche market publishing. Our magazines and custom publications include AY Magazine (About You), a lifestyle publication; Mental Health Guide of Arkansas; Arkansas Hospitals (produced for the Arkansas Hospital Association); and Arkansas Money and Politics (AMP), the state’s premier business and political magazine. In addition to our print products, we have expanded websites and social media platforms.

We are a company of team players who are passionate about our craft. We work smart and have fun while working, at times, under pressure. (It’s still publishing–deadlines, deadlines!) We are one big family and we thrive on creativity.

Please email hbaker@aymag.com if you would like rates or to advertise in AY, Arkansas Money & PoliticsArkansas Hospitals or the Mental Health Guide. To subscribe or reach the office, call 501-244-9700.

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Each month, 143,500 readers turn to the pages of AY Magazine for information about Arkansas people, events, travel, arts, dining, health and more. AY Magazine has MORE THAN 37,185 readers than our closest competitor and is distributed by mail and in select hotels, grocery stores, restaurants, upscale retail outlets, salons, hospitals and doctors’ offices.

CEO Vicki Vowell is the founder and CEO of Vowell, Inc., a multimedia company that specializes in niche-market publishing. Vowell, Inc., publishes AY Magazine (About You), a lifestyle magazine, and Arkansas Money & Politics (Arkansas’ premier business and political website). Ms. Vowell, a native of Harrison who studied journalism at the University of Arkansas, created her publishing company…

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PUBLISHER Heather Baker, the former Heather Harkins of Jacksonville, is a Little Rock, AR, publishing magnate. While some college students dream of attending parties and football games, Baker hit the streets  in her early twenties selling radio advertising and starting her career as a magazine publisher.  All by age 22. Cars were her fantasy so…

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EDITOR AT LARGE Lisa Fischer is the former Lisa Gibson of Dermott, AR, She came to the Natural State after living in New Orleans and Newark, NJ, her birthplace. She picked up a southern accent while here and even gained a bit of southern charm. She attended college at the University of Arkansas where, while…

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MANAGING EDITOR Chris Price is a staff writer at Vowell, Inc., responsible for creating content for AY and Arkansas Money & Politics magazines and websites. A native New Orleanian, Chris earned a master’s and bachelor’s degrees in journalism and a bachelor’s in Southern Studies from Ole Miss. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music,…

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Caleb Talley is the managing editor at Vowell, Inc., responsible for the informative, entertaining and enriching content found in the pages of AY Magazine and the Mental Health Guide of Arkansas, as well as online at Arkansas Money & Politics. Caleb cut his teeth in the world of print journalism as a reporter, photographer and opinion editor at…

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TRAVEL EDITOR Born in Paragould and reared in Jonesboro, Joe David Rice probably knows Arkansas as well as anyone alive. A former owner of an outfitting business on the Buffalo National River, he served under five governors as the state’s tourism director. Later this year his Arkansas Backstories, a collection of essays on the state’s lesser-known…

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ONLINE EDITOR Tyler Hale is the online editor at Vowell Inc., responsible for managing the online content found on the AY Magazine and Mental Health Guide of Arkansas websites, as well as the Arkansas Money & Politics website. A native of Wynne, Tyler has worked in the film and journalism fields. Prior to joining Vowell, Inc., Tyler worked…

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ART DIRECTOR Being the art director, photographer and “web guy” at Vowell, Inc., I have gained the identity of a “Jack of all trades,” to a certain degree. My daughters are my life, as well as my identity. I have a small 5-pound poodle and a 60-pound goldendoodle that crave my attention. They are my…

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DIGITAL MEDIA DIRECTOR AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER I’m the director of digital media and a graphic designer here at Vowell, Inc. Social media, web and graphic design are my passion. While I don’t know everything, and I’m learning every day, one thing I know for sure is that helping others succeed absolutely makes me thrive. When…

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PRODUCTION MANAGER AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER I am excited to be the newest graphic designer at Vowell, Inc. The world of print has always intrigued me and been my passion, despite our world’s technological advances.   I am married to my best friend and have three bonus children. We cherish our time together as a family…

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Besides treasured time with my two children and grandchildren, I love entertainment: books, music, movies. I am a writer, and I like William Faulkner’s advice to writers, “Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad.” I have a long list of favorite authors, including Hemingway, Michener, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Pat…

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE My journey as an account executive with broadcast television and print started 26 years ago. The opportunity to build lasting relationships with my clients while creating effective marketing and advertising campaigns has been very rewarding and is my professional passion. I can’t imagine a career outside of media. I am a mother to…

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE I consider myself a level-headed individual who takes things in stride. I have an adventurous side and I love to travel and be outdoors any chance I get. I also love, love, love my friends and family! I LOVE my team here at AY. It’s a good thing to wake up and come to work…

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE I have been in advertising sales for over 25 years, in the Little Rock DMA, San Francisco/San Jose DMA and the Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz DMA. I am so excited about being here at Vowell, Inc. at this time in my life. This is one of the best, most enthusiastic and fun-loving group of people I…

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Rose Gladner (née Clemmons), from Pine Bluff, is the youngest child of Earl and Bennye Clemmons. Bennye exposed Rose at an early age to cooking with love. There were wonderful smells emanating from the Clemmons kitchen every day, ranging from brownies and cheesecakes to meatballs and homemade soups. This explains Rose’s passion for…

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I am an Arkansas native, born and raised in Little Rock. I am a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a degree in Liberal Arts. I enjoy the outdoors and play competitive tennis year round. I have one son who is my world and love being with my family and friends. …

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ADVERTISING COORDINATOR Larissa Gudino is a mom, tea-maker, musician, herbalist, blogger, zine maker, and general crafter–but coordinates ads for AY during the day. She collects herbs, types of paper, fountain pens, ink, false eyelashes, red lipstick, and comfy sweaters. She can be found playing with herbs or drawing them at GrungeGranny.com or playing with That…

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Matthew King is the Editorial Assistant at Vowell Inc., responsible for assisting with content found on the AY Magazine and Mental Health Guide of Arkansas websites, as well as the Arkansas Money & Politics website. A native of Little Rock, Matthew has experience in writing, photography, and assisting with social media.  He joined the Vowell,…

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