Country Aircheck Weekly (6/19)

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CRS 2017 Daily Buzz

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» Class Acts: This year’s Country Radio Hall of Fame inductees at last night's (6/21) ceremony in Nashville. Pictured (l-r) are Buck Owens Productions' Mel Owens, Beasley/Tampa's Charlie Ochs, KUAD/Ft. Collins, CO's Good Morning GuysTodd HardingSusan Moore and Brian Gary, Westwood One's Tim Closson and WRNS/Greenville, NC's Jim Mantel. WYCD/Detroit's Linda Lee and Local Radio Networks' Joe Wade Formicola were inducted posthumously. Additionally, UMG/Nashville's Mike Dungan received the President's Award and Nash Icon's Martina McBride was honored with the Artist Career Achievement Award. Look for full coverage of the event in Monday night's (6/26) Country Aircheck Weekly.

 


» Hotlanta Changes: Cumulus WKHX/Atlanta's new lineup is led by 24-year station morning show host Cadillac Jack, joined by middayer Ali Mac and afternooner CJ LuskDallas McCade moves from mornings to middays (CAT 6/20) and adds MD duties. This leaves an open position in afternoon drive. PD Scott Lindy says he is "moving very fast on this one." Details here. The station has also adopted the positioner, "Georgia's Country For Life." Mac moved to the station from Melborne, FL and Lusk did mornings in Memphis. Both started with 'KHX in January 2016.

 

Former CBS Radio Hot AC WTIC/Hartford afternoon host Damon Scott crosses the street to iHeartMedia WWYZ for mornings, succeeding Broadway, who has exited. Scott announced his departure from 'TIC yesterday and joins station vet Cory Myers for wakeups July 5. “We are excited that a well-known local personality like Damon Scott is joining longtime morning host, Cory Myers,” says Pres./Hartford Region Steve Honeycomb. “Damon Scott is a familiar name that has been on the radio in Connecticut for years. He understands how to connect with listeners and the local community as well as what it takes to be successful in radio.” Scott adds, "When you leave on a high note after 27 successful years, you need a special plan for your return." Broadway moved to Hartford in 2012 from WKIS/Miami (CAT 12/10/12). He had also been voicetracking for WBCT/Grand Rapids and WWBL/Boston. Reach him here.
 

 

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Kenny Chesney Video Contest

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Festive All: 2018 Country Jam

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Wall Bling: Scott

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Chronicle: Bob Heatherly

Industry Vet Bob Heatherly Passes

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