About Mitch Bettis

Mitch Bettis is the owner and president of Arkansas Business Publishing Group — the award-winning digital marketing and media company founded in 1995. He has more than 30 years of experience in management and publishing.

He manages the daily operations of a digital marketing and publishing company that produces more than 30 weekly, monthly, semiannual and annual titles in addition to contract publications and websites. He also serves as the publisher of Arkansas Business, founded in 1984. Arkansas Business covers business news in Arkansas in a weekly print magazine and on a daily website, ArkansasBusiness.com .

Before joining Arkansas Business, Mitch oversaw GateHouse Media’s 19 print and digital products in 10 communities in Arkansas and northern Louisiana. In that role, he led the publishing, editorial and sales efforts of more than 100 staff members.

A 1990 graduate of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Bettis did his masters and doctorate work at Oklahoma State University. From 2007-2009, he was an assistant professor of mass communication at Ouachita Baptist University, teaching courses in public relations, advertising, multimedia communication, news and photojournalism.

Bettis and his wife have three children — Jackson Addy and Elli.

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