Country Aircheck Weekly (1/17)

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CRS 2016 Daily Buzz (2/8)

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Nielsen Audio Fall 2016 Diary Ratings: Springfield, Salisbury, Beaumont ...

Here are select Nielsen Audio diary ratings for Fall 2016 (9/8-11/30) for subscribing stations, listed by metro size and compared with their last books. Ranks (in parentheses) are also among subscribers. Have a story for your station inside the overall numbers? Email us here.

Springfield, MO
  • KTTS 8.2 (1) to 10.9 (1), Scripps
  • KSWF 5.7 (3t) to 5.3 (5t), iHeartMedia
  • KOMG 3.5 (10) to 5.3 (5t), Mid-West Family
Salisbury, MD
  • WWFG 6.6 (1) to 7.1 (2), iHeartMedia
  • WKHI 1.7 (11) to 2.5 (7t), Adams
  • WKTT 1.0 (15) to 2.5 (7t), Delmarva
Beaumont, TX
  • KYKR 5.6 (4) to 6.2 (3t), iHeartMedia
  • KAYD 1.9 (8) to 2.7 (8), Cumulus
Savannah, GA
  • WJCL 3.3 (8t) to 3.5 (10), Cumulus
  • WZAT 1.9 (12) to 1.4 (12), Cumulus Icon

Certain markets do not appear because the Country stations in those metros aren't subscribers; non-subscribing stations in published markets are also excluded. Unless otherwise noted, all figures are Persons 12+, Monday-Sunday, 6am-midnight.



A&O&B Set Pre-CRS Seminar

The 23rd Annual Pre-CRS Seminar from Albright & O'Malley & Brenner will be held Feb. 22 at Nashville's Music City Center. Sessions will include the "Roadmap 2017" perceptual study, personal career growth, hot topics and tips for growing ratings and revenue. BMLG Records will co-sponsor and the label's Ryan Follese will perform. The seminar is free to clients and other broadcasters in non-competitive situations. RSVP here.



Nate Emery Leaves iHeartMedia/Huntsville

iHeartMedia/Huntsville Dir./Creative Services Nate Emery is leaving after 17 years for an opportunity outside of radio. Reach him through Jan. 31 here. SVP/Programming Erich West has begun the search for Emery's successor, whose responsibilities will include Country WDRM. "[We're] in need of someone who can write and produce incredible imaging for all cluster stations, perform as a market air talent including remotes, blogs and social media," West says. Materials to him here