Country Aircheck Weekly (8/13)

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"We'll also involve other female Country talent from our stations. They will play a role each week."





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» 'Natti Light: Cumulus WNNF (Nash FM)/Cincinnati APD/middayer Amanda Orlando will join AC clustermate WRRM Monday (8/20) for mornings alongside former WIL/St. Louis morning personality Jim Day, who's been with 'RRM for a year (CAT 8/4). "They will do great things," WNNF PD Chris Clare says. "This creates a great opportunity at 'NNF for someone to step in and be our local producer for Ty, Kelly & Chuck, and be our midday personality." Apply once the job is posted here; Clare is also accepting materials here. He's absorbing APD responsibilities.


» Licensed To Quill: Thomas Rhett, Old Dominion, Brothers Osborne and Brantley Gilbert have been added to the list of performers (CAT 8/6) at the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) annual Nashville Songwriter AwardsSept. 19 at the Ryman Auditorium. More info here.


» Party Like It's 1999: Current and former Arista/Nashville artists including Alan JacksonBrooks & DunnBrad PaisleyBlackHawkDiamond RioLee Roy ParnellPam TillisPhil Vassar and Steve Wariner will perform at the Music For Mike concert Sept. 25 at Nashville's War Memorial Auditorium (CAT 8/3). The show benefits former Arista promotion exec Mike Owens, who was diagnosed with end stage renal disease and has been placed on dialysis while he awaits a donor kidney. Radio partner WSM-FM/Nashville's Marty McFly will emcee. "Every once in a while Nashville can come together for not only a good cause, but in this case one that means something to all of us personally," says Cumulus VP/Country Format Charlie Cook. "95.5 Nash Icon is proud to play a role in helping Mike and his family." Get tickets here; donate to Owens' GoFundMe here.