Country Aircheck Weekly (8/22)

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CRS 2016 Daily Buzz (2/8)

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» Valentine's Way: Former CBS Radio KMNB/Minneapolis afternoon personality Kris Valentine will join LeightonKZPK/St. Cloud, MN as PD/morning co-host Sept. 20. He succeeds Collin Taylor, who resigned last month (CAT 7/7), and he joins existing morning co-hosts Kendra Rohr andMatt Wood. Valentine left KMNB in June (CAT 6/8) after four years and prior stops include crosstown KEEY and KWJJ/Portland. Reach him here.


» Pox' Office: Cumulus WDRQ/Detroit middayer Jessica Poxson has been promoted to APD, duties formerly handled by PD Robby Bridges, who was promoted this month to Dir./Programming (CAT 8/10). Poxson joined the cluster in 2010 and was named to 'DRQ middays last year (CAT 9/9). "In the longstanding Cumulus tradition of promoting from within, it is a pleasure to enhance Jessica's role here in Detroit as we build 'DRQ's brand and profile," Bridges says. Reach Poxson here.


» Good Directions: Entercom KSON/San Diego night personality Greg Raneiri has been promoted to MD. He takes the role from Brooks O'Brian, who retains her APD responsibilities but adds interim mornings on sister AC KXSN, for which she is also PD. Raneiri has been with the station since 2014, following stops in Medford, OR, Meridian, MS and Philadelphia. Reach Raneiri here and O'Brian here.