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Gwen Moritz


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Gwen Crownover Moritz was born in Conway, reared in North Little Rock and graduated from Harding University at Searcy. She worked at the Pine Bluff Commercial, the Arkansas Gazette and the Nashville (Tenn.) Business Journal, with stints at the Tennessee Health Care Association and the Nashville Bar Association thrown in.

Moritz has been editor of Arkansas Business since 1999. She and her husband, Rob Moritz, have two sons. They live in North Little Rock.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Fed Report: Examiners Tried to Remove Goldens Years Before Bank Failure

A report concludes that federal bank regulators recognized that Lex Golden was a poor banker and that his family was abusing its control of Allied Bank for years. read more >

One Day Last Week (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

So many big news stories happening that not all could get the attention they deserved. read more >

FBI: Rusty Cranford Tried to Hire Hit Man

Rusty Cranford, a former Arkansas lobbyist, was recorded trying to hire someone to murder a co-defendant who pleaded guilty in an embezzlement case in Missouri, according to prosecutors. read more >

Stuck in the Middle: Regulating Pharmacy Benefit Managers

A special legislative session starting Tuesday is expected to result in deep-red Arkansas becoming the first state to license and regulate pharmacy benefit managers. read more >

A Reason for Every Regulation (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Regulations are a way that our society, through our elected government, levels out playing fields and creates transparency and protects the weak from abuse by the strong. read more >

From Skeptic To Cynic (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Has government corruption become the rule rather than the exception? read more >

Dueling Analogies (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Only since the advent of social media have I realized that analogies are really tricky for a lot of people – which is a shame since analogies can be exceptionally useful in understanding concepts and in explaining them. read more >

Tone at The Top (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

I am cynical enough to believe Rob Porter was kept on the White House staff after the FBI concluded that he couldn't get clearance because the Trump administration takes neither spousal abuse nor security seriously. read more >

Where Cooper Meets Neal, Woods (Analysis)

Like a Russian novel, overlapping federal criminal investigations in Missouri and Arkansas may need a cast of characters, and it's getting hard to identify either hero or victim. read more >

Plugged-In Nation (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

If Richard Nixon had recorded his conversations as a podcast host instead of as a president, the world may have never known about Martha Mitchell. read more >