Country Aircheck Weekly (6/27)

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» Lee Way: CBS Radio WYCD/Detroit afternoon personality Linda Lee celebrated her 20-year station anniversary today (6/30). She's the longest-running female personality in the market's history, according to the the station. Lee joined for mornings in 1996, moving to afternoons with Chuck Edwards a few years later, and teaming with Rob Stone last year when Edwards moved to mornings (CAT 8/8). "Time sure flies when you're havingfun," says Lee. "I will be forever grateful to CBS Radio for this opportunity to do what I love and live my dream for over two decades, right here in my hometown." Lee won the CMA Major Market Personality Award in 2011 and a Gracie in 2014. Congratulate her here.


» Big Red Leaves KGRT: Adams KGRT/Las Cruces, NM PD/morning host Larry "Big Red" Stevens stepped down Tuesday (6/28) and is moving to Nashville, where his fiancée got a job. He's looking for his next opportunity and can be reached here. OM Ernesto Garcia is handling mornings for now, but CEO Ron Stone tellsCountry Aircheck an official replacement may be named soon. Meanwhile, CBS Radio AC KEZK and Hot AC KYKY/St. Louis personality Scott Brocato has joined for afternoons on KGRT, succeeding AJ, who left last month. Reach Brocato here.


» Gig Alert: Cumulus' WKHX/Atlanta has an opening for an experienced Executive Morning Show Producer for the station's Cadillac & Dallas. An advanced understanding of programming strategy with regard to PPM measurement is a must. Duties include management of the show's on-air, digital and social media presence. View an in-depth description and apply here.


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