Tim Yarbrough has served as editor of the Arkansas Baptist News (ABN) since January 2011. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and advertising from Murray (Ky.) State University, and a master’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in public relations from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Prior to coming to the ABN, Yarbrough was director of church relations and Acts 1:8 Challenge coordinator at the North American Mission Board (2002-2010) and director of communications at the Missouri Baptist Convention (1995-2002).
Yarbrough has led or participated in dozens of mission trips to a number of countries and was a member of the team that organized the first World Changers mission projects for Southern Baptist students in 1990. He began denominational ministry in 1989 when he joined the staff of the Southern Baptist Brotherhood Commission after eight years in secular journalism. He is an accredited public relations practitioner with the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and past president and active current member of the Baptist Communicators Association (BCA).
Yarbrough and his wife, Pamela, have two children.
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