Country Aircheck Weekly (7/16)

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» Spring It On: Here are select Nielsen Audio diary ratings for Spring 2018 (3/29-6/20) for subscribing stations 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.


  • WKHK 6.1 (5) to 7.8 (1), SummitMedia
  • WKMK 4.2 (1) to 3.8 (1), Press
  • WYRK 8.3 (2) to 11.0 (1), Townsquare
Greenville, SC
  • WSSL 5.5 (4t) to 7.3 (2), iHeartMedia
  • WESC 7.3 (2) to 5.5 (4), iHeartMedia
  • WBEE 9.1 (1) to 8.9 (1), Entercom
  • WZZK 6.3 (3) to 6.1 (3), Summit Media
  • WDXB 5.5 (5) to 5.1 (5), iHeartMedia
Lafayette, LA
  • KMDL 7.5 (1) to 6.8 (2), Townsquare
  • KXKC 3.6 (9) to 4.3 (7), Cumulus
  • KSIG 2.3 (12) to 3.0 (12), Broadcast Partners Classic Country

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.


» Just A Cross Town Girl: Bonneville AC KOSI/Denver midday personality Denise Plante has joined iHeartMedia's crosstown Country KWBL (106.7 The Bull) in the same role. She succeeds Chelsea "Thomas" Perron, who segues to afternoons as co-host alongside APD/MD Bryan "B-Dub" Washington. "Few personalities have a brand as strong and I'm confident that her warm, engaging style will instantly connect with our listeners, both on-air and on our digital platforms," says SVPP JoJo Turnbeaugh. Plante has cultivated a strong market presence through both radio and television. She'd been heard on KOSI since 2003, and has co-hosted Colorado & Company on local NBC affiliate KUSA-TV since 2004.

» The Mo The Merrier: Aloha Station Trust WFRE/Frederick, MD interim PD/afternooner Brian Mohas been named to the position officially. "During the time when changes were made in several positions, Brian, at the request of [CEO] Jeanette Tully, stepped up to embrace the task of handling the day to day duties of WFRE along with his other duties of being Music Director and having an on-air shift," notes Market Mgr. Phyliss Beston. "Brian's dedication to WFRE knows no bounds and he truly deserves this title." Mo has been acting PD since early last year (CAT 1/3/17). Congratulate him here.