Blake Rutherford
Blake’s Think Tank

Blake Rutherford, 31, is the publisher and chief content provider of Blake’s Think Tank, a public affairs blog focusing on the intersection of politics and media in Arkansas and beyond. Mr. Rutherford also serves as the Director of Public Communications at Stone Ward, a full service communications agency with offices in Little Rock and Chicago, where he oversees all earned media strategy. He is a frequent commentator in Arkansas on issues related to social media and politics and speaks regularly on the impact social media is having on politics and journalism in Arkansas. His blog was recently recognized by The Washington Post as one of the best state political blogs in America.

Blake received his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College, in 2000, and his law degree from the University of Arkansas, in 2003.