COUNTRY AIRCHECK WEEKLY
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CRS 2014 DAILY BUZZ
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T.C. Michaels Promoted To PD At WUBB/Savannah, GA Alpha Media WUBB/Savannah, GA afternooner T.C. Michaels has been promoted to PD following the resignation of Billie Marshall. Michaels' first order of business is to hire a new morning co-host as Maunalee has also left the station, and a midday talent as Marshall had been handling that daypart. The new midday host will also serve as MD. Three years experience in Country required. Airchecks and resumes to Michaels here.
George McFly Promoted At Rubber City/Akron Rubber City WQMX/Akron weekend/swing personality George McFly has been promoted to Operations Specialist for the cluster. McFly will oversee training and provide systems and software support for its three stations while working closely with the IT department. He'll also assist with select News/Talk WAKR programming tasks. Congratulate McFly here.
Bustell Joins Hubbard Radio Media Audit EVP/Sales & Marketing Mike Bustell has joined Hubbard Radio in the newly created positiion VP/Market Research. "I am thrilled to have someone of Mike’s caliber joining Hubbard Radio to create an entirely new revenue stream for the company," says EVP/COO Drew Horowitz. "Mike will bring an innovative approach to our sales teams helping them develop new revenue categories and expand our current account expenditures with programs that deliver results." Hubbard's Country properties include WUBE & WYGY/Cincinnati and WIL/St. Louis. Bustell's first day with Hubbard will be Monday (4/28).
KILT/Houston Changes CBS Radio KILT-FM (The Bull)/Houston morning host Greg Thunder will now handle the show solo as Corey Foley and Intern Bobbie exit and Cowboy Dave Bayless moves to nights. Bayless replaces Zakk United in that daypart, who shifts to afternoons following Keola Lui-Kwan's move to Top 40 sister KKHH last month (CAT 3/24). Foley and Thunder joined in late 2010 to replace the long-running Hudson & Harrigan show (CAT 11/12/10).
Three Added To Country Hall This year's Country Music Hall of Fame inductees are, in the Songwriter category, the late Hank Cochran; in the Veterans Era Artist category, Mac Wiseman; and in the Modern Era Artist Category, Ronnie Milsap. The honorees will be celebrated at the annual invitation-only Medallion Ceremony later this year.