Regional Manager, Community & Government Relations Suddenlink Communications
LaDawn Fuhr currently serves as Mid South Regional Manager of Community and Government Relations for Suddenlink. In this position, she is responsible for the community and government activities in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Missouri, including all communications, public relations activities, program development, and government affairs covering local, county, state and federal representatives.
Fuhr’s career in communications and media has spanned over 3 decades. Her affiliations include posts in broadcasting, publishing, management, and arts administration. She joined the cable industry in 1995 with TCI of Arkansas in Jonesboro. Later purchased by TCA and Cox Communications, Fuhr served in various regional marketing, communications, and public relations posts. In 2003, she was promoted to Regional Manager of Community and Government Relations for Arkansas, Mississippi, and Missouri.
Fuhr is a Jonesboro native who has lived in Little Rock, Atlanta, and Statesboro, Georgia. She holds degrees from Arkansas State University (BFA with communications emphasis) and Georgia Southern University (Master’s of Public Administration, MPA); serves on the boards of the Louisiana Cable Telecommunications Association and Arkansas Cable Telecommunications Association. In 2013, she served as Chairman of the Arkansas board.
Her work with the restoration of the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess, Arkansas and The Johnny Cash Music Festival on behalf of Suddenlink has garnered Beacon, CableFax, and Mid America Cable awards for Community Service. A passionate historic conservationist and ASU fan, Fuhr is a member of the Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce, ASU and Government Committee; ASU Alumni Association; the ASU Museum Advisory Council, Vice Chair; ASU Museum Rockabilly Boogiefest Marketing Director, and The Arts at 311 Advisory Board.