Sun operations manager recognized ni Applaud Women online magazine

Conway – Joyce Brothers, operations manager for The Conway Daily Sun, appears in the spring issue of the online magazine, Applaud Women

The issue is devoted to the “Inspirational Women in the Media.”

Brothers has been with the Sun for 20 years. She took a job doing classifieds for the then fledgling paper. As operations manager, she c=now oversees payroll, advertising, graphics and classified departments.

“Joyce is a consummate pro and a backbone of the advertising and busniess side,” publisher Mark Gerringue said in the Applaud Women issue. “No one in our organization gets it, and gets it done, like Joyce.”

“Since its inception in 2002, Applaud Women has celebrated the achievements of local women,” said Susan Caldwell, owner and publisher of Applaud Women Magazine. “The heart of the magazine has always featured stories about women who faced their fears and realized their own dreams. My passion for Applaud is to share these stories with women and encourage them to find their courage and follow their inspiration.”

The Applaud Women website is In addition to feature articles and topics, the site provides listings of local restaurants, doctors, wedding and beauty service professionals.

“The premise is to create one website where local women can find all the information they need in one place, from planning their wedding to checking up their favorite celebrity in an easily-accessible location,” Caldwell said.