Country Aircheck Weekly (10/5)

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Nielsen Audio Summer 2015 Diary: Tulsa, Knoxville, Omaha ...

Here are select Nielsen Audio diary ratings for Summer 2015 (6/25-9/16) 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.

  • KWEN 7.1 (1) to 5.9 (3), Cox
  • KVOO 4.5 (7) to 4.7 (5), Scripps
  • KXBL 5.6 (5) to 4.1 (9), Scripps Classic Country
  • KTGX 4.3 (8) to 3.4 (12), iHeartMedia
  • WIVK 13.9 (1) to 14.5 (1), Cumulus
  • WCYQ 5.0 (6) to 4.0 (7), Scripps
  • WDKW 2.7 (9) to 2.3 (9), Midwest Classic Country
  • WMYL 2.3 (10) to 2.1 (10), Ron Meredith
  • KXKT 9.9 (1) to 8.0 (2), iHeartMedia
  • KFFF 4.1 (8t) to 3.2 (11), iHeartMedia Classic Country
  • KUZZ 9.6 (1) to 7.2 (2), Owens One
  • KCWR 1.9 (15) to 1.8 (15), Owens One Classic Country
  • KVMX 1.2 (17) to 1.4 (16t), Lotus

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.


John Thomas Joins iHeartMedia/Springfield, MA

Boomtown VP/Marketing & Entertainment John Thomas has returned to radio as iHeartMedia/Springfield, MA SVP/Programming and day-to-day PD for Country WRNX and Hot AC WHYN. He succeeds Terry O'Donnell. Thomas' prior stops include KYGO/Denver and Entercom/Rochester, NY, including Country WBEE. He's on the job; reach him here.


Rogers Leaves Cafe Nashville

Café Nashville host Dallas Rogers has left the show after seven years. He tells Country Aircheck he'll be focusing on his own companies, including full-time voice work; reach him at 412-606-5660 or here. CN CEO Jody Van-Alin will handle those duties for now. Reach him here

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