Day 3 PPM 9 28 2016
CHARLOTTE-GASTONIA-ROCK HILL RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS AQH Share for Persons 6+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid Data Released: 9/28/16 Subscribers Added: ...
Diaz Shifts to Country WWKA
Obie Diaz Morning co-host Obie Diaz has flipped from Cox's Rhythic Top 40 WPYO/Orlando to Country WWKA. He will continue in the same role with Ashley Stegbauer. "Obie lives the format, is passionate about country music and has a tremendous track record of success in Orlando radio," says Dir./Branding & Programming Drew Bland. He succeeds AJ Maguire who goes to afternoons. Afternoons were vac...
Nashville Association of Talent Directors To Hold Gala
The Nashville Asssociation of Talent Directors (NATD) will hold its sixth annual NATD Honors Gala on Wednesday, Novemnber 9 with a reception beginning at 6 p.m. (CT). The even will honor entertainment industry professionals. This year it will celebrate Creative Artists Agency (CAA Agent and Co-Head/Nashville Rod Essig, McGhee Entertainment's Doc McGhee, Country Music Hall of Fame member Randy ...
Duhl Promoted At WQNZ/Natchez
MD/afternoon personality Andrew Duhl has been promoted to PD at WQNZ/Natchez, MS. He has been with the station since 2014 and his radio career has taken him to San Diego and Merced, CA. He also worked with Mediabase for five years. Outgoing WQNZ OM Teri Taylor has joined WUSJ/Jackson, MS doing middays. She has been voicetracking for several weeks. She takes the place of Russ Williams who lef...
Silverado Records Signs Hish
Silverado Records has signed Country/EDM crossover artist Hish. "Hish is a pioneer, a visionary taking risks on a genre that has fans embracing his unique take on Country," said Silverado Records Dir./A&R Aaron Chesling. "I am so stoked to have a groundbreaking artist like Hish on the Silverado team." "What I'm doing with Country music in the EDM realm is something that breaks down a lot of Na...
West Leaves WUSN/Chicago
Part-time/weekend talent Jonthan West has left WUSN/Chicago after one year. He is seeking his next opportunity. His radio expeirence includes time at Cumulus/Minneapolis and Leighton's KZPK/St. Cloud, MN. Get in touch with him here. Interested in part-time work in Chicago? Go here.
Mike Maloney New Director of Sales For Entercom/Portland
Mike Maloney has been named Entercom Radio/Portland as Director of Sales. He will oversee sales at its seven-station cluster and includes Country KWJJ, 99.5 The Wolf. Other stations include Classic Rock KGON; Alternative KNRK; Adult Hits KYCH, 97.1 Charlie FM; Hot AC 105.1 The Buzz; Sports KFXX-AM, 1080 The Fan; KMTT-A, 910 ESPN Portland and Smart Reach Digital. “I’ve been blown away by the Ent...
KBEQ's Mike Kennedy To Retire
Steel City Media country KBEQ/Kansas City VP/Programming Mike Kennedy has announced that he will retire at the end of 2016. He has been in the radio business for forty years. After his retirement, Kennedy will continue to work with KBEQ as a lead consultant. Kennedy was inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame in 2015. He went off the air last year to focus on programming responsibilities....
Thomas Rhett To Hit The Road
Thomas Rhett will take his show on the road next year. His first healdining tour "2017 Home Team Tour" will feature Kelsea Ballerini, as well as support from Russell Dickerson and Ryan Hurd. It will kick off on Thursday, February 23 in Saginaw, MI and go to 15 cities wrapping up in his hometown of Nashville on Friday, April 21. "This is really the first time we've been able to totally build ou...
CMA Launches "Forever Country Cover Series"
As the Country Music Associaiton (CMA) continues the events leading up to the "50th Annual CMA Awards," it has launched the "Forever Country Cover Series." The video will highlight various Country artist from the various decades as they perform covers of their favorite CMA award winning Country songs. Jon Pardi was the first to release his "Forever Country Cover Series" video for the Randy Travi...