Case Studies:

Grimm Parker Architects case study for LP Building Products.

K&K Industries case study for LP Building Products.

Newsletters and Magazines:

Hard News, a newsletter for concrete manufacturer Razorback Concrete.

Engineered Wood Magazine, a custom magazine for LP Building Products.

Blog Posts:

Bad Reviews: A Crisis or a Blessing, a bylined article in Spin Sucks, the industry’s premier PR blog.

Another bylined article for Spin Sucks. The Game of Content.

The Future of Content, Part 1, with yours truly, on Danny Brown’s blog.

For PR Week, the industry-leading magazine. The impact of culture on client service. The impact of culture on productivity.

Press Releases:

Press release for GE Retail Finance, announcing a finance agreement with Polaris.

Feature Stories:

Feature story on actress and martial artist Cynthia Rothrock for Black Belt Magazine.

Moving Tribute, feature story/product placement for Memphis Car Audio (then Aria) in Car Audio and Electronics.


Arkansas Rice Awesome! This booklet was written, edited, and designed for the Arkansas Rice Council to teach children in Arkansas about the state’s #1 crop. We then distributed the books to dozens of third-grade classrooms in rice-producing counties in Arkansas.

Select Media Placements:

Worked with Lighthouse Christian School and LP Building Products on an appearance in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

Worked with Kool Kooshion/Comfort Products for placements in major pet publications, including Cat Fancy.

Secured media coverage in Entrepreneur Magazine for Boomer McLoud.


A little more bio information:

His background includes work at newspapers, magazines, and digital publications ranging from small, rural weeklies to Gannett-owned dailies. He has worked as a reporter, editor, advertising director, and publisher.

In 2006, Clay was named one of the  Top 20 Under 40 by the Texas Press Association and has earned awards from the Tennessee, Texas, South Texas, Texas Gulf Coast, Mississippi, and Kentucky Press Associations. He’s also won several awards from the Associated Press Media Editors Association and has been honored by the Associated Press.

He also served as the vice president of a national digital marketing and public relations agency.

His work has appeared in over 75 magazines, and he is also a published author of short fiction.