COUNTRY RADIO BROADCASTERS (CRB) has announced new board and officer members for 2017-2018. TOWNSQUARE MEDIA SVP/Programming KURT JOHNSON has been elected as President while ALL ACCESS MUSIC GROUP’s RJ CURTIS and SCRIPPS/WICHITA VP/GM BEVERLEE BRANNIGAN return as Vice President and Secretary, respectively.
Those elected to serve on this year’s Board Of Directors include: COUNTRY AIRCHECK’s CHUCK ALY; BRANNIGAN; ALBRIGHT & O’MALLEY & BRENNER’s BECKY BRENNER; KKBQ/HOUSTON’s JOHNNY CHIANG; TRIPLE 8 MANAGEMENT’s GEORGE COURI; UNITED STATIONS’ ANDY DENEMARK; CURB NASHVILLE’s RYAN DOKKE; UMG NASHVILLE’s MIKE DUNGAN; WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE’s JOHN ESPOSITO; SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE’s RANDY GOODMAN; FALLS MEDIA’s DAN HALYBURTON; iHEARTMEDIA’s TOM HANRAHAN; BIG LOUD RECORDS’ CLAY HUNNICUTT; RUSTY WALKER PROGRAMMING CONSULTANTS, INC’s SCOTT HUSKEY; iHEARTMEDIA’s JEFF KAPUGI; BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP’s DAVE KELLY; BBR/BMG’s JON LOBA; EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS’ CHARLIE MORGAN; iHEARTCOUNTRY’s ROD PHILLIPS; WYCD/DETROIT’s TIM ROBERTS; UMG NASHVILLE’s ROYCE RISSER; EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS’ BOB RICHARDS; CUMULUS/NASH’s JOHN SHOMBY; CFSS’ MATT SUNSHINE; JOEL RAAB COUNTRY RADIO/MEDIA’s JOEL RAAB; AMAZON MUSIC’s RYAN REDINGTON; and WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE’s KRISTEN WILLIAMS. CHARLIE MONK will continue as Lifetime Director Emeritus.
“I’m honored to serve as Board President as we head towards our historic 50th year [CRS 2019],” said JOHNSON. “Under Executive Director BILL MAYNE’s leadership, CRB’s tremendous staff is putting together a CRS that promises to be the best ever, and will continue to thrive as the Country music industry’s gathering.”