Country Aircheck Weekly (5/22)

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CRS 2017 Daily Buzz

Top Stories

» Heads Carolina: iHeartMedia WSSL & WESC/Greenville PD Kix Layton has been promoted to SVP/Programming for the market, which also includes Hot AC WMYI, Rock WROO and Sports WGVL-AM. He also has oversight of WKSF/Asheville, NC, as reported yesterday in Hot Air. "I consider it an honor to be at the helm of country music in the upstate of South Carolina and in Asheville," says Layton. "Working with the team and community is going to be fun." Layton has been WSSL's PD for 17 years and added WESC after John Landrum's departure in February (CAT 2/9). Reach him here.

» Craig's List: Red Bow's Craig Campbell hosts his 5th Annual Celebrity Cornhole Challenge June 6 at Nashville's City Winery, with the One Million Strong benefit dinner following. Money raised goes to the Fight Colorectal Cancer charity. The events are in honor of Campbell's father, who died from the disease at age 36. Celebrities including Dee Jay SilverTrent Harmon, NASCAR driver Scott Lagasse, Jr.Jackie LeeLove And TheftJerrod NiemannParmaleeMichael Ray and Thompson Square will appear, with more TBA. Tickets and details here.


» Programming Note: The Country Aircheck offices will be closed Monday (5/29) in observance of Memorial Day. The deadline for reporting adds and Activator playlists has been extended to Tuesday (5/30) at 2pm CT. Country Aircheck Weekly will be delivered Tuesday night.

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