Country Aircheck Weekly (5/21)

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» Heads In The Cloud:Leighton/St. Cloud, MN OM JJ Holiday has assumed programming responsibilities for Country KZPK, filling a vacancy created with Kris Valentine's departure in February (CAT 2/20). Concurrently, afternoon personality Kelly Jordan moves to mornings, which Valentine also handled. Middayer Brook Stephens takes over in afternoons while Top 40 KCLD morning co-host Kat comes aboard for voice-tracked middays. Also, KZPK evening personality Mike McNamee is leaving the station to work outside the industry. Holiday is searching for his replacement here.

» NAME Drop: Townsquare has completed the sale of North American Midway Entertainment (NAME) to North American Fairs for $23.5 million plus a 15% residual interest in any future proceeds from a sale of NAME in the next 10 years. The mobile amusement company has been a subsidiary of Townsquare since 2015. More here.


» Troops Salute: Jerrod NiemannTrace Adkins and Cassidy Daniels will perform during Monday's (5/28) National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C. Watch a livestream at 2pm ET here; check local listings for network airtimes. More here.