RJ Curtis To Take Midwest For Arista
July 6, 2009 at 8:23 AM (PT)
Former R&R Country Editor RJ CURTIS will be taking the Midwest opening at ARISTA/NASHVILLE. As ALL ACCESS reported last week (NET NEWS 7/1), TYLER WAUGH is moving from the Midwest to Southeast, replacing JERI COOPER, who is departing the label for RED LIGHT MANAGEMENT.
The announcement was made this morning (07/06), by ARISTA VP/Promotion SKIP BISHOP: “Bringing R.J. into the ARISTA family just felt like a natural fit. His plethora of talents and rigid high standards will be a tremendous contribution to our team. R.J.’s unshakable passion for music and remarkable knowledge of radio’s inner workings are a perfect match for our DNA.”
CURTIS was at R&R for two-and-a-half years before they closed. Prior to that RJ was a well-known programmer, most recently at EMMIS Country KZLA/LOS ANGELES, where he was OM from 2000-2006. He also did stints at KCYY/KKYX/SAN ANTONIO, KNIX/PHOENIX and AFTER MIDNITE. He is also VP of the CRB (COUNTRY RADIO BROADCASTERS) Board Of Directors.
CURTIS will be relocating to NASHVILLE and will start on JULY 20th.