Where Are They Now
Today we feature Amy Oliver Barnes.
Amy worked as an anchor/reporter and producer at KATV from 1977 until 1985. She worked at KARK as producer, then assignment editor and assistant news director from 1985 until 1990. In 1990 she went to work for then Arkansas Department of Health Director Dr. Joycelyn Elders as a researcher/media relations person. Soon after taking that job Barnes soon joined AETN as the Executive Producer of Arkansas Week and AETN Operations Manager, in charge of producing news and public affairs programming for the network. In 1993 Barnes accepted a job from Arkansas Children's Hospital as Public Relations Director. In 1994 Barnes began working on getting her master's degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock at which time she became a graduate assistant in the UALR Office of Communications.
What's Amy up to now? In 1997 Amy became the Director of the UALR Office of Communications
Amy is married to well known Arkansas journalist, Steve Barnes. She and Steve have been married for 24 years.