CRS 2017 Daily Buzz

Country Aircheck Weekly (2/21)

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» Panhorst Steps Down: iHeartMedia KSD/St. LouisPD/afternoon personality Dusty Panhorst is relinquishing programming duties and has reassumed the role of APD/MD as the company opens a search for a programmer. Panhorst will help with the effort, for which materials are being accepted here. "I'm not going anywhere," he tellsCountry Aircheck. "The 'Lou is home and I'm very happy." Reach Panhorst here.

» Dave Got Here: Salem Talk WIND/Chicago morning show Producer Dave Stripling has joined StarRadioWXNU/Kankakee, IL as PD and afternoon drive host. Past stops include Mancow Radio and programming/production at statons in Hunstville, AL, Tupelo and Oxford, MS. Stripling replaces Denny Case, who moved to Top 40 WFAV/Bourbonnais, IL in January. He starts March 20.


» Walker Leaves WW1: Westwood One Sr. Dir./Radio Syndication Affiliate Sales Donny Walker has left the company after 12 years for an undisclosed opportunity. "To all my Country radio friends, co-workers, clients and affiliates, thank you for making my life great," he says. "Bear with me a few more days and I will be able to share all the details about my new adventure!" Walker joined Westwood One as a regional manager in 2005 after stops at TRS Marketing & Promotion and Billboard. No word on plans for the position.