inside The CRS Daily Buzz (2/18)

Day Three: UMGN Explodes With Music
Listening Habits Are Changing
A Knight In Country’s Court




Country Aircheck Weekly (3/1)

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» Fit For A Kingsley: KCCS Productions Pres. Nan Kingsley has donated the personal archival collection documenting the late National and Country Radio Hall of Famer Bob Kingsley’s six-decades-long career to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum (CMHoFFrist Library and Archive. “Bob’s mission was to help preserve this music’s legacy and advocate for its future,” says Nan. “I am proud to bring this collection to its rightful home.” The donation includes the Kingsleys’ audio collection comprising more than 700 fully produced Bob Kingsley’s Country Top 40 shows as well as 3,200 interviews conducted with artists and country music influencers spanning nearly five decades. Bob passed away in 2019 at the age of 80 following a battle with bladder cancer (CAT 10/17/19). Nan Kingsley and the museum's Brenda Colladay discuss the collection in tonight’s (3/1) Country Aircheck Weekly, with Nan revealing "the one thing Bob would never surrender."


» Tigers' Stripes: Thirty Tigers VP/Digital Strategy Robert Knotts has been promoted to VP/Distribution, and Dir./Project Mgmt. Matt Bury has been upped to VP/Project Mgmt. “With the growth of our current employees and the key additions we’ve made in the last year, I’m confident that Thirty Tigers will continue to thrive,” says Pres./Co-Founder David Macias. Additional internal promotions include Darby Leiber rising to Mgr./Digital Sales, Zach Walton to Project Mgr., Alex Ramsay to Coord./Independent Retail Sales & Marketing, Micki Windham to Mgr./Production and Caroline Fearnow to Coord./Advertising. Newly added employees include Coord./Promotions Josh Birdsong, Office Mgr. September Landers and Project Mgr. Michael Smith. More here.


» WKXC's Bender Departs: Beasley WKXC/Augusta, GA morning co-host Jenny Bender has departed and will join crosstown RTN Contemporary Christian WAFJ March 8. She joined WKXC in 2014 (CAT 3/4/14) following time with WRJY/Brunswick, GA and Country-Talk WIXE/Monroe, NC. Beasley/Augusta OM Tee Gentry is seeking her successor (CAT 2/26) and is accepting résumés and airchecks here.