Roby Brock is the executive producer and host of Talk Business, an Arkansas television program dedicated to business, politics and public affairs. Entering its 13th season in 2012, over 1,500 business and political leaders have appeared on Talk Business and been interviewed by Brock. The TV program airs on KLRT-Fox 16 in Little Rock on Sunday nights at 10 pm.
In addition to his television program and web site, TalkBusiness.net, Brock provides reports and analysis for Stephens Media, The City Wire and Fox 16. He can also be heard providing commentary and opinion on KARN News Radio and NPR’s Arkansas affiliates. He is Editor-in-chief of Talk Business Quarterly, a magazine publication that is distributed to more than 15,000 business and political leaders throughout the state.
Brock has an extensive background in private enterprise and the public arena, having started and managed several small businesses. He has also served on the staff of the Governor of Arkansas, headed a state agency, and worked behind the scenes in scores of political and public affairs campaigns.
Today, he is the founder and President of River Rock Communications, which produces Talk Business and was the 2000 winner of a coveted Society of Professional Journalists award for his World War II documentary, “Survivors.” In 2009, he received the “Small Business Journalist of the Year” award from the U.S. Small Business Administration.