Country Aircheck Weekly (6/18)

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"It's really important to us to have the fans right up against the stage giving all that energy back to the artists."








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» Mr. Bo Jangles: Rino Marketing Sr. Dir. Bo Brown has been named VP/MM for Cumulus/Beaumont, TX, which includes Country KAYD. The move is a return for Brown, whose radio career began in sales for Petracom/Beaumont and included a DOS position for the Cumulus cluster from 1997 to 1999. He's also served as GSM for CBS Radio/Houston.

» Christy Cooking: Industry vet Christy DiNapoli has joined Valory as Dir./Southwest Promotion & Marketing, succeeding Brad Howell, who exited earlier this month (CAT 6/11). He will report to GM George Briner. "Christy brings a vast array of experience to The Valory Music Co," says Briner. "His background in management, publishing and producing adds that much more to what we are already building and as a friend to many within industry already, he is wired to win." DiNapoli's previous stops include Warner Bros. Records and MTM Music Group. Reach him at 615-651-8720 or ;here.

» Senior Moment: Warner Music NashvilleDir./Interactive Marketing Brooke Hardesty has been promoted to Sr. Dir./Interactive Marketing, reporting to SVP/Artist Development Shane Tarleton. "Brooke’s creativity and innovative approach to interactive marketing has elevated our entire Artist Development team," says Tarleton. "I am thrilled to work alongside Brooke and her staff as we march arm in arm towards the future, creating new paths to promoting our artists." Reach Hardesty here.