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CRS Offers Special Rate For Unemployed

Unemployed members of the radio and music industries will be able to attend CRS 2010 for a special discounted rate of $99 when the conference is held Feb. 24-26, 2010 in Nashville. The Unemployment Rate provides attendees access to educational events only, including more than 20 seminars, panels and exhibits. Notable agenda item highlights included […]

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Cracked House Foundation

After 28 years, Gerry House’s radio team the House Foundation is splitting up. Blaming budget cuts at the Clear Channel owned station, ringleader House told The Tennessean that Dec. 23 will be the last day on the WSIX morning show for newsman Al Voecks and sportscaster Duncan Stewart. Remaining on-air will be Country Music DJ […]

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Big D And Bubba Re-up With Premiere

Big D and Bubba, hosts of one of the most widely syndicated Country morning radio shows in the U.S., have renewed their long-term contract with Premiere Radio Networks. Broadcasting Monday through Friday from 6 – 10 a.m. ET, The Big D and Bubba Show will continue to be heard on more than 50 radio stations […]

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Musical Chairs: John Paul, RJ Jordan, The Boxcars

Dial Global has hired John Paul as Sr. Dir. of Country Programming. The former KUPL Portland PD will be based in Denver, and fills the vacancy left by Jim Murphy’s exit last week. Paul will oversee the “Mainstream Country,” “Classic Country,” and “True Country” formats by working with their PDs. He will also serve as […]

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CRS New Faces Line-Up Revealed

On Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 the popular New Faces of Country Music® show and dinner will officially close CRS 41. Set to perform are Gloriana (Emblem Records), Randy Houser (Universal South), Love and Theft (Lyric Street), Justin Moore (Valory Music Co.), and Chris Young (RCA). Country Radio Seminar runs Feb. 24-26, 2010 at the Nashville […]

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Wilson Rejoins Columbia Promo, Friedman Gets New Role

Jimmy Rector, Vice President, National Promotion, for Columbia Nashville today announces the return of Mike Wilson to the Sony Music Nashville family as Director, National Promotion, for Columbia Nashville. Most recently National Director of Promotion for Universal Records South, Wilson had previously worked in promotion for Sony Music Nashville’s RCA Nashville imprint for more than […]

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Citadel To File Chapter 11

Citadel Broadcasting plans to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection before the end of the year, the Wall Street Journal reports. The radio broadcaster is in talks with lenders over the prearranged bankruptcy plan which has lenders exchanging Citadel’s $2 billion in debt for about 99.5 percent equity in the reorganized company, the Journal said. The […]

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Valentine Leaving Columbia Nashville

Alex Valentine, Director, Regional Promotion, Columbia Nashville is leaving the company effective December 14. Jimmy Rector, Columbia’s VP, National Promotion has no plans to accept resumes for Valentine’s replacement.

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Gator Michaels Exits Warner Bros.

After seven years with Warner Music, Sr. VP Promotion Gator Michaels exited the company today (12/1), the label has confirmed. Director of National Promotion Bob Reeves is acting in Michaels’ former role and reporting directly to new label President/CEO John Esposito, who took office in September. Michaels is a radio vet who spent 10 years […]

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Lifenotes: Dene Hallam

Lifelong radio man Dene Hallam is being mourned by friends in the industry following his death on Friday night (11/20) following a brief illness. The veteran programmer was currently working as PD for the Moby In The Morning show in Atlanta. Hallam had been in radio since the 1970s, and through the decades earned the […]

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Adam Fisher

“He sings splendidly. The throaty warmth in his delivery really sells this nostalgic look back at a rural youth. Heartily and unconditionally recommended. Spin this a-plenty.” —Robert K. Oermann, MusicRow Reared in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Adam Fisher was first exposed to music via his gospel singing parents. Now a Nashville resident, the 23-year-old singer-songwriter’s sound […]

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