TODAY'S NEWS
Townsquare Media has named vet editor and journalist Craig Marks as Director or Editorial.  Marks will oversee editorial content a ross web, social and video for eight of Townsquare's music and entertianment brands including TasteofCountry, TheBoot, Loudwire, Popcrush, Screencrush, UltimatClassic Rock, diffuser and The Bombbox. He joins Vanessa Satten, longtime Editor in Chief of Towsquare's Hip-Hop brand XXL.

"We are thrilled that Craig is bringing his dynamic expertise in creating compelling original content to our already influential brands,” commented SVP/Digital Jared Willig. “Craig’s track record in overseeing the content strategy of some of the most important editorial voices in pop culture speaks for itself. We already reach millions of music and entertainment enthusiasts every month, and are excited that his leadership will enable us to grow even further.”

Marks has served as the exeuctive editor at Billboard adn as editor-in-chief of Blender magazine, Spin and Popdust.  "I am thrilled to be joining such an innovative, multi-platform company as Townsquare,” said . “I look forward to participating in the continued growth of the company and its industry leading music and pop-culture brands.”

 






AKRON
RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS
           
AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid
      Data Released:  10/17/17
      Subscribers Added:  10/17/17
           
Subscriber Format FA 16 WI 17 SP 17 SU 17
WQMX-FM Country 5.5 7.6 5.3 7.7
WNIR-FM News Talk Information 5.2 5.2 4.6 5.4
WONE-FM Album Oriented Rock 4.5 5.2 5.9 5.1
WKDD-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.7 4.3 3.4 3.6
WAKR-AM News Talk Information 1.5 1.2 1.0 1.3
WHLO-AM News Talk Information 1.5 1.2 1.5 0.7
WCLV-FM Classical 0.7 * * *
           
*Data are not available for this station/survey.
           
 
CHARLESTON, SC
RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS
           
AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid
      Data Released:  10/17/17
      Subscribers Added:  10/17/17
           
Subscriber Format FA 16 WI 17 SP 17 SU 17
WXST-FM Urban Adult Contemporary 9.3 10.4 11.4 8.4
WWWZ-FM Urban Contemporary 6.9 9.1 7.9 7.0
WMGL-FM Urban Adult Contemporary 5.1 3.9 4.9 5.2
WXLY-FM Adult Contemporary 5.1 4.7 4.9 5.0
WRFQ-FM Classic Rock 3.7 5.5 4.3 4.5
WSCC-FM News Talk Information 5.2 3.5 5.0 4.5
WSSX-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 4.3 4.6 5.3 4.3
WEZL-FM Country 4.0 4.1 3.5 4.1
WAVF-FM Adult Hits 6.5 4.7 4.6 3.2
WMXZ-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 3.6 3.0 2.9 3.2
WCKN-FM Country 3.0 3.5 2.5 3.1
WMXZ-FM HD2 Urban Contemporary 1.9 1.8 2.2 3.1
WYBB-FM Active Rock 2.8 3.3 2.4 2.5
WIWF-FM Country 3.2 3.3 2.5 2.1
WCOO-FM Album Adult Alternative 2.6 2.2 2.4 2.0
WTMA-AM News Talk Information 1.4 2.8 1.1 2.0
WSPO-AM Gospel * * * 0.6
           
*Data are not available for this station/survey.
           

 
MONTEREY-SALINAS-SANTA CRUZ
RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS
AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid
Data Released:  10/17/17
Subscribers Added:  10/17/17
Subscriber Format FA 16 WI 17 SP 17 SU 17
KDON-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 8.3 7.9 9.1 10.5
KLOK-FM Mexican Regional 6.5 6.7 7.1 5.8
KWAV-FM Adult Contemporary 5.0 5.0 5.8 5.1
KCDU-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 4.2 3.8 4.4 4.0
KHIP-FM Classic Rock 3.3 3.8 4.4 3.7
KPIG-FM Album Adult Alternative 3.0 2.6 3.8 3.7
KTOM-FM Country 3.2 2.7 2.8 3.7
KOCN-FM Rhythmic AC 2.7 3.3 3.7 2.6
KKHK-FM Adult Hits 2.6 2.9 3.4 2.0
KSES-FM Spanish Adult Hits 2.3 3.0 1.4 2.0
KPRC-FM Spanish Adult Hits 2.9 4.7 2.6 1.5
KION-AM News Talk Information 1.1 1.2 0.4 0.6
KOCN-FM HD2 News Talk Information * * * 0.5
KMBX-AM Spanish Religious 2.0 0.5 0.9 *
           
*Data are not available for this station/survey.
           
 
SYRACUSE
RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS
AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid
Data Released:  10/17/17
Subscribers Added:  10/17/17
Subscriber Format FA 16 WI 17 SP 17 SU 17
WBBS-FM Country 10.9 10.1 12.5 10.5
WNTQ-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 7.2 7.1 7.3 8.1
WSYR-AM News Talk Information 8.0 8.0 7.4 6.3
WYYY-FM Adult Contemporary 6.2 6.3 5.3 5.6
WWHT-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 5.9 5.1 5.7 4.8
WAQX-FM Alternative 4.1 3.2 3.2 4.1
WSEN-FM Oldies 4.1 5.0 5.8 3.6
WMVN-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 1.1 3.4 2.8 2.5
WXTL-FM Classic Rock 1.1 2.1 1.3 2.3
WOLF-FM New Country 2.6 3.0 2.8 2.0
WHEN-AM Urban Adult Contemporary 2.1 1.8 1.1 1.2
           
*Data are not available for this station/survey.
           
Copyright © 2005-2017  The Nielsen Company.

MusicMaster, Inc. has announced a new partnership with CBS Radio. The organization have chosen MusicMaster's scheduling software to program across the roster of leading stations.

"We are excited to partner with MusicMaster and provide our team with their advanced music scheduling software,” said Jeff Sottolano, Vice President of Programming, CBS Radio.  “Their tools will empower our best in class programmers to curate amazing audio experiences for our listeners.”

Launched in 1983 by President/Founder Joseph Knapp as A-Ware Software, the Dallas based scheduling giant is now found in over 100 countries worldwide.

Knapp said, “The explosive growth of MusicMaster continues with an exciting opportunity to serve CBS Radio, including some of America's finest radio stations. The impressive list of legendary call letters that have joined the MusicMaster family is mind-blowing. The initial positive feedback makes us especially proud as we look forward to many years of helping these stations grow in new ways with MusicMaster.”

For additional information go to www.MusicMaster.com.
 

10/17/2017 12:57 PM
Chris Lane Most Added
Great work by Chris Lane and his promo team at Big Loud as his new single, "Take Back Home Girl," featuring Tori Kelly is the most added with 61 first-week Mediabase adds.

Congrats to Big Loud President Clay Hunnicutt, Director/National Promo Stacy Blythe, Director/Southeast Promo Tyler Waugh, Director/Northeast Promo Nikki Jimenez, Director/West Coast Promo Dave Kirth, Director Midwest Promo John D'Amico and Coordinator/Promotion Maggie Abrams.

Entercom Country KKWF, 100.7 The Wolf/Seattle is looking for a morning co-host to join Matt McAllister, who joined the station earlier this month.

An ideal candidate will be experience on-air, a lover of Country music nad the Pacific Northwest and familiar with the station's target audience of women 25-54. Applicants should understand the target demo and the lives they live, offer their life as an open book and be fearless, funny engaging nad have an understanding of morning showfundamentals and strong social media skills. Ability to host music-driven dayparts is a plus.  If you think you can howl in harmony on  "The Morning Wolfpack with Matt McAllister," check out the job posting here.

 

WKLB, Country 102.5/Boston will temporarily rebrand the station to "Kenny 102.5" in honor of Kenny Chesney visiting the statoin on Friday, October 27.  Chesney will be on-air with WKLB middayer Carolyn Kruase.  He will also have lunch with 50 contest winners to discuss his new live album and more.

Boston will be the only market visits in person to promote his "Live In No Shoes Nation" album, which will be released the same day as WKLB/Boston special event.  Ten of the 29 tracks on the live album were recorded from shows that tood place at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA throughout the years.

The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville is about to undergo a $12 million expansion, which will include a 5,000 ssquare foot retain footprint, additional food and beverage options, a redesigned box office, VIP lounge area with a backstage tour theater and approximately 1,300 additional surface parking spaces.

According to Ryman Hospitality Properties Chairman/CEO Colin Reed, "As Country music's popularity continues to increase worldwide, more people than ever before are making the journey to Nashville to experience the magic of the Grand Ole Opry first hand. This expansion will allow us to improve our guest experience before and after the shows, while also providing us the opportunity to meet growing customer demand for additional Opry-themed experiences, enhanced food and beverage options, and expanded tour offerings."
 

Beasley Media Group will host "Vegas Strong: A Night of Healing" on Thursday, October 19 at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas featuring performances from Big & Rich and Cam, plus a surprise appearance from an unnamed Country artist. the concert will honor victims, survivors and first responders from the tragedy at Route 91 Harvest Festival earlier this month.  One hundred percent of donations will benefit the Steve Sisolak Las Vegas Victims' Fund.

Due to the kindness and support of the Beasley family, mega Country recording artists, the Country community, and the Orleans Arena/Boyd Gaming, we have the opportunity to present 'A Night Of Healing' for affected families and also give special thanks to our first responders," said Beasley Media Group Pres./LasVegas/Market Manager Tom Humm. "It is our privilege and honor to help in any small way we can as proud members of this community. Vegas Strong!"

Several noteworthy things happened in Nashville last night.  Just as the Titans were about ready to have their first win over the Indianapolis Colts in several years during a nationally televised "Monday Night Football" game; Frankie Ballard played for an intimate crowd at "The End;" Keith Urban threw a surprise pop-up concert at "The Basement and Garth Brooks sat in on a writers' round with some of his songwriting friends at the Bluebird Cafe.  The Garth appearance was part of WISX, This Big 98/Nashville's "Secret Show and a celebration of the Bluebird Cafe's 35th birthday as well as the celebration of the first year of Sirius XM's "The Garth Channel."

Garth also launched pre-orders fro part one of his forthcoming anthology book series, "Part 1, The First Five Years." The occasion was documented beforehand with Brooks' weekly Facebook Live series, "Inside Studio G: A Monday Night Conversation." The first part of the Bluebird show was also broadcast live via "The Garth Channel." After the show Brooks stood outside the Bluebird and signed autographs, took picutres and chatted with fans.

It was just over a year ago that Garth appeared at the Bluebird to surprise his co-writers and friends Kent Blazy, Pat Alger, Tony Arata and Victoria Shaw.  During last night's session, the same names gathered in a circle, paid tribute to their longstanding friendships and the hit songs that have manefested from them, and swapped stories.  Many of those stories will be available in written form when "Part 1, the First Firve Years" street on Tuesday, November 14.  

"It starts at the beginning and it's told by everybody there at the beginning," shared Brooks of the boxed book and music collection.  "Everybody that had anything to do with the first part of that--the first five years as far as recroding teh music and writing the msuic creating it--they're all in here and all interviewed." 

More info and pre-orders for "Part 1, the First Five Years" are available here.

Trisha Yearwood was surprised onstage by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter during last week's Mercedes-Benz Stadium show in her home state of Georgia. Carter presented Yearwood with a proclamation for her work with Habitat For Humanity.  Yearwood has worked on building homes and communities for those who need shelter and aid.

"It's such an honor to receive recognition from my home state of Georgia  and to have President Jimmy Carter, a man who has inspired me, present my proclamation, is truly special," Yearwood said. "The work Habitat For Humanity does is so important, and I’m humbled to be a part of their organization. I hope to continue working on site builds for a very long time."

Alaska KTKU/Juneau, KGTW/Ketchikan and KBYB/Texarkana, TX added the syndicated Fitz Show in afternoon drive.  The first broadcast was yesterday (10/16).

"We are elated that mega-country personality Fitz has joined us in all three markets," says PD Chuck Geiger."I have often called Fitz the 'Seacrest of Country' with more showbiz and energy."

Former ACM SVP/Brand Intergration and Strategic Partnerships Terese George has joined the tech compnay BluCycles as Managing Partner.  

"In addition to her relationships with brands, Teresa brings a wealth of marketing strategy and entertainment experience," says GM Van Simmons.

George left ACM in June after 17 years.  Reach her here

Shore Fire Media has an entry-level opening in its Nashville office for a sharp up-and coming PR pro.  Qualified candidates need to ahve a broad knowledge of music and the ability to handle a diverse cliet roster. Responsibilities include pitching and getting stories into media and working with journalists, clients and other publicists.

The right candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and experience at college radio, newspaper of concert promotion.  Send materials to Chris Brudzinski at Shore Fire here .

Dewayne Blackwell will join Vern Gosdin, Jim McBride, Walt Aldridge and Tim Nicols in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame reports NSHoF member Chair of the organization's Board of Directors.

"There was a tie this year in our veteran category and our board unanimously agreed that both writers should be inducted," says Alger.  "Dewayne is presenting living outside the country and consequently it took us a while to locate him and give him the good news. He is a master songwriter with a long career of influential hits beginning at the birth of rock and roll with 'Mr. Blue' and including one of the most played songs of modern times – 'Friends In Low Places.' He is a most welcome addition to our Hall of Fame." The five new inductees will be honored Oct. 23 during the 47th Anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala at Nashville's Music City Center.

Townsquare Media has announced the promotion of Bill Wilson and Dhruv Prasad to co-chief executive officers, reporting to the board to directors.  Townsquare founder and current CEO Steven Price (left) will transition to a new role of executive chair of the board.  In addition, Erik Hellum has been appointed to the role of COO/local media.

"Appointing two of our longtime senior executives as co-chief executive officers will allow Townsquare to strengthen and solidify its management team while preserving continuity and stability," said David Quick, a Townsquare board member since inception and managing director at Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. Townsquare's principal shareholder. "Our board is pleased that Steven will continue to focus on the company's overall strategic direction, and we are appreciative that Townsquare will continue to benefit from Steven's counsel through his continued leadership of the board."

Price said, "I want to congratulate both Bill and Dhruv on this well-deserved appointment. I am confident that this team, along with the rest of our senior executives, will lead our organization superbly as we further strengthen our position in the marketplace,. I am eager to begin my new role as executive chairman and look forward to working with Bill and Dhruv to execute upon the company's strategy."


 

With days to go until his induction as the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry and the release of his seventh studio album, Losing Sleep. Chris Young is revealing the launch of his 2019  headlining concerts.  "Chris Young Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour" will kick-off in the new year with 18 shows during the initial winter run.

"I'm excited about getting out on the road in teh new year with Kane and the guys from Lanco," says Young.  "It's been really cool to write, record and tour with Kane over the last year.  And then to have Lanco bring their unique energy out on the road too-I can guarantee it's going to be a great time.

Tickets go on sale beginning Friday, October 20 at 10 a.m. (ocal time).  A limited number of VIP packages will also be available Ocotber 17.  Tickets can be purchased at ChrisYoungCountry.com.

"Fletch & Jai" have been added to WVVR, Beaver 100.3/Clarksville, TN-Hopkinsville, KY for mornings effective Monday, October 16.  It's a return to mornings for Fletch, who previosly did mornings on Beaver fro 13 years prior to taking a two-year hiatus from the station.  Jai joins from the "Dawson McAllister Live" and "Dawson McAllister Late Nights" programming.

The addition of 'Fletch and Jai' completes the new Beaver line up, as former mornings hosts Monica Reed and Nick went from middays to afternoons.

 

Congrats to Kacey Musgraves who married singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly on Saturday, October 14.  Musgraves tipped off fans on Saturday monring share "Today" via Twitter wtih a bride emoji and hearts.

She then followed up with a series of Tweets on Sunday (10/15) sharing previews of her flowers and saying, "When you get to chage this name in your phone to 'Husband,'" and "Last night.  Can't wait to show y'all more later when I come down offa cloud 9."

The couple announced their engagement via social media last Christmas.

 

Chris Stapleton will be releasing the follow-up to his "From a Room Volume 1" album. On Friday, December 1 "From A Room: Volume 2 will be released.  Stapleton made the announcement at his Bridgestone Arena shows in Nashville over the weekend.

Stapleton also shared via Instagram writing, "From a Room: Volume 2 December 1" with a video from the concert announcement attached.

 


Manager of Marketing Marisa Coffin is leaving the company to return to her home state of Florida.   has been with BBR since last July and handled logistics and assisted in carrying out details of all marketing plans for the label group.

BBRMG is looking for her replacement.  Qualified candidates should have two to four years of marketing or music business experience.  Interrested applicants should send resumes to BBRMG VP/Marketing JoJamie Hahr here.

Academy of Country Music (ACM) EVP/Manager Tiffany Moon has left after 15 years.  There are no current plans to fill the position.  Get in touch with her here.

Moon has been with the ACM since 2003 when she started as a project manager and was elevated to EVP/Managing Director in 2011.  She oversaw the ACM office on an executive level and handled ticketing initiatives surrounding the ACM's televised events.  Moon also served as interim CEO for the ACM following Bob Romeo leaving last year.  She handled those responsibilities until ACM CEO Pete Fisher came last January.

Congrats to Kane Brown and his promo staff at RCA Nashville who took the top spot on the Mediabase Country singles chart this week with "What Ifs," featuring Nashville's Lauren Alaina.  This is Brown's first career #1.

Great work by Sony Music Nashville EVP/Promo and Artist Development Steve Hodges; RCA Nashvillle SVP/Promo Dennis Reese; SMN Mgr. Promotion and Artist Development Jenny Shearin, Director of Naitonal Promo Lauren Thomas and Director of Promo Strategy and Analysis RG Jones; RCA Nashille Director of Northeast Promo Dan Nelson, Director of Regional Promotion Matt Galvin, Director of Regional Promotion Liz Sledge, anager/West Coast Promo Larry Santiago, Manager/Midwest Promo David "Bubba" Berry and Promo Specialist Nicole  

Midwest Communications Country KTWB/Sioux Falls, SD had a busy Friday as it changed airshifts and added KC Capra (left) for "live " nights.  He was most recently with WNKS/Charlotte where he handled part-time air shifts and was a member of the promo staff.

Capra succeeds Robbie Owens who has moved to afternoon drive, taking over for longtime PM driver Cindy Rippe, who moves across the hall for middays on AC sister KELO.  The final change is Ryan Kelly, previously middays at KELO; she'll take the 9 a.m.-noon shift at KTWB.

iHeartMedia/Jacksonville's Market President Nicky Sparrow has made moves in the programming division.

Country WQIK PD Cindy Spicer is upped to Sr. PD, Skip Kelly rises to PD of Top 40 WKSL, 97.9 Kiss FM while keeping his current duties as PD of Adult Hits WWJK, 107.3 The River and Tropical WQIK-HD2, Rumba 106.9 and Seth Harp is promoted to PD of WFXJ, Sportsradio 930.

They also announced that Urban AC WSOL, V 101.5 PD G Wiz is "the permanent SVP of Programming."

Sparrow wrote in an email to staffers, "We are very fortunate to have such talented people in our building. Each one of them go above and beyond to ensure iHeart/Jacksonville's success.  They are great resources for us as well as the company as a whole. We are excited about these moves and the acknowledgement of the leadership and talent in our market."

Congrats to Nia Marciante who has been appointed Director of Marketing for iHeartMedia/Richmond, VA's eight station cluster effective Monday, October 30.  The cluster includes Country B 98.5. Most recently she was doing Promotions at iHeartMedia/Philadelphia.  She will work closely with PDs, sales and on-air personalities to create unique marketing opportunities in Virginia.  She will also oversee all on-air promotions, events and partnerships across ther Richmond cluster.

"Nia has proven herself in Philadelphia over the last four years," iHeartMedia/Richmond SVP/Programming Zac Davis said, "She is the right choice to champion our marketing efforts with our very diverse and creative team in RVA.”

Added Marciano,  “iHeart has been my passion since I started in 2013. I am excited to bring what I have learned in Philadelphia to lead the marketing efforts in collaboration with the team in Richmond. I look forward to being part of the iHeart/Richmond family.”
 






BAKERSFIELD
RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS
           
AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid
      Data Released:  10/13/17
      Subscribers Added:  10/13/17
           
Subscriber Format FA 16 WI 17 SP 17 SU 17
KISV-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 8.2 8.4 7.2 9.8
KUZZ-FM Country 9.1 8.8 10.1 8.5
KKBB-FM Rhythmic Oldies 5.0 4.9 8.0 5.8
KIWI-FM Mexican Regional 7.0 8.3 7.3 5.6
KNZR-AM News Talk Information 3.4 5.4 4.4 5.4
KGFM-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 4.0 4.5 3.3 4.2
KDFO-FM Classic Rock 3.1 3.5 4.7 3.9
KKXX-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.9 2.6 3.1 3.9
KEBT-FM Mexican Regional 2.8 2.3 1.5 3.8
KRAB-FM Alternative 3.5 3.1 2.7 3.5
KPSL-FM Spanish Adult Hits 3.8 5.1 2.7 3.4
KCWR-FM Classic Country 2.4 2.6 3.1 3.1
KLLY-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.0 2.8 2.0 2.6
KBFP-FM Spanish Adult Hits 2.6 2.6 2.7 1.7
KCHJ-FM Spanish Oldies 1.2 2.8 1.5 1.2
KRJK-FM Country 2.0 * 1.3 1.2
KERN-AM News Talk Information 1.5 2.2 1.1 1.1
KHTY-AM All Sports 0.5 * 0.5 0.8
KGEO-AM All Sports * * * 0.5
KWAC-AM Spanish Sports 0.5 * * *
           
*Data are not available for this station/survey.
           
 
HONOLULU
RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS
           
AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid
      Data Released:  10/13/17
      Subscribers Added:  10/13/17
           
Subscriber Format FA 16 WI 17 SP 17 SU 17
KSSK-FM Adult Contemporary 13.3 12.0 12.3 10.9
KINE-FM Adult Contemporary 6.0 5.6 5.3 8.9
KDDB-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 5.6 7.2 7.3 7.6
KUMU-FM Rhythmic AC 4.8 5.7 4.1 5.7
KDNN-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 6.0 5.1 6.0 5.2
KRTR-FM Adult Contemporary 6.7 5.2 5.5 5.1
KUBT-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 3.6 3.0 3.4 3.3
KPHW-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 4.4 5.2 4.0 2.9
KCCN-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.8 4.4 4.4 2.8
KQMQ-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 2.4 3.1 2.9 2.8
KHVH-AM News Talk Information 3.2 2.2 2.8 2.7
KPOI-FM Alternative 1.1 1.4 1.4 2.2
KUCD-FM Alternative 2.0 2.1 2.0 2.2
KKEA-AM All Sports 3.1 1.7 1.9 1.7
KUBT-FM HD2 Rhythmic Oldies * 0.6 0.8 0.8
KHKA-AM All Sports 0.5 * * *
KIKI-AM All Sports * * 0.6 *
KKNE-AM Adult Standards/MOR * 0.7 * *
           
*Data are not available for this station/survey.
           
 
KNOXVILLE
RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS
           
AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid
      Data Released:  10/13/17
      Subscribers Added:  10/13/17
           
Subscriber Format FA 16 WI 17 SP 17 SU 17
WIVK-FM Country 12.2 9.7 11.3 10.9
WIMZ-FM Classic Rock 9.7 7.9 9.2 8.6
WWST-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 7.9 7.5 8.7 7.8
WJXB-FM Adult Contemporary 9.4 6.2 7.7 7.3
WKHT-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 6.5 7.7 7.2 6.9
WNOX-FM Classic Hits 2.9 3.1 3.7 5.8
WCYQ-FM Country 3.7 2.6 5.2 5.0
WOKI-FM News Talk Information 4.8 6.2 4.5 3.9
WDKW-FM Country 2.9 3.3 2.5 2.7
WNML-FM All Sports 2.7 2.2 1.5 1.6
WMYL-FM Country 1.3 1.7 1.5 1.2
WYSH-AM Classic Country * * * 0.6
WNML-AM All Sports 0.5 * 0.6 *
           
*Data are not available for this station/survey.
           
 
OMAHA-COUNCIL BLUFFS
RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS
           
AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid
      Data Released:  10/13/17
      Subscribers Added:  10/13/17
           
Subscriber Format FA 16 WI 17 SP 17 SU 17
KXKT-FM Country 7.9 7.9 8.1 9.3
KOPW-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 5.0 4.6 5.7 7.7
KFAB-AM News Talk Information 8.9 8.7 7.9 6.7
KGOR-FM Classic Hits 8.5 7.5 7.6 6.3
KQCH-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 5.7 6.3 5.7 6.3
KEZO-FM Album Oriented Rock 5.0 5.2 5.0 4.9
KFFF-FM Classic Country 3.5 3.1 4.0 4.7
KQKQ-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 2.8 4.6 4.1 4.2
KISO-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.4 3.0 3.1 3.7
KKCD-FM Classic Rock 3.9 3.9 4.2 3.6
KSRZ-FM Adult Contemporary 4.2 3.9 3.7 3.6
KOOO-FM Adult Hits 2.1 1.5 3.1 2.2
KOZN-AM All Sports 2.5 2.1 1.4 1.8
KOIL-AM News Talk Information 1.3 1.0 1.5 1.4
KXSP-AM All Sports 1.6 1.5 1.2 1.2
KFFF-FM HD2 Mexican Regional * * * 0.7
KISO-FM HD2 Classic Rock 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.7
KMMQ-AM Mexican Regional 0.8 * * *
           
*Data are not available for this station/survey.
           
 
TULSA
RADIO RATINGS FOR SUBSCRIBING STATIONS
           
AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid
      Data Released:  10/13/17
      Subscribers Added:  10/13/17
           
Subscriber Format FA 16 WI 17 SP 17 SU 17
KWEN-FM Country 5.9 5.8 6.3 7.4
KMOD-FM Album Oriented Rock 6.6 5.4 7.4 6.6
KRMG-FM News Talk Information 9.5 9.5 8.4 6.6
KHTT-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 4.1 4.5 4.3 6.2
KJSR-FM Classic Rock 4.8 5.7 6.2 6.2
KXBL-FM Classic Country 4.6 4.2 3.8 5.8
KRAV-FM Hot Adult Contemporary 4.7 5.0 4.7 5.5
KVOO-FM Country 4.1 4.6 4.9 5.1
KBEZ-FM Classic Hits 3.7 3.9 4.2 4.0
KTBT-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.5
KTGX-FM Country 2.4 1.8 3.4 3.2
KTGX-FM HD2 Oldies * 1.3 1.1 1.2
KFAQ-AM News Talk Information 2.2 1.4 2.0 1.1
KIZS-FM Spanish Variety 1.1 0.7 0.6 0.6
KTBZ-AM All Sports 0.6 0.6 * *
KWEN-FM HD2 Christian Adult Contemporary 1.0 * 0.6 *
           
*Data are not available for this station/survey.
           

Jess Jennings has been named PD/afternoon host at WCKN, Kickin' 92.5/Charleston, SC.  She succeeds Andy Webb who left in August.  Jennings previously worked at KUPI/Idaho Falls, ID. She announced her departure from the morning show last week.

Jennings previously served as midday host at WUBB, Bob 106.9/Savnnah-Hilton Head, GA.  She also spent time at KTHK, 105.5 The Hawk/Idaho Falls, ID.  Her last day on the air at KUPI is today.  She begins her new role at WCKN on Monday, Octoebr 23.  Congratulate here.

Conway Entertainment Group's Drew Blakely​ will lead the management division of the recently launched 117 Management, whose star client is Country Music Hall-of-Famer ​Bobby Bare.

​117 Management's President/CEO ​Zach Farnum​ announced the news.

​Blakely can be reached at /todaysnews.html

Entercom Country KKWF (100.7 The Wolf)/Seattle announced its annual end-of-year "Hometown Holiday" show will be at the Accesso Showare Center on Wednesday, Dec. 13.

KKWF PD Drew Bland confirmed ​Big & Rich, Dustin Lynch, Chris Janson, Michael Ray and Timinsky​ will be among the performers.

Broken Bow's Jason Aldean resumed his tour in Tulsa, OK, Thursday night.

​It was less than two weeks ago that his set in Las Vegas was shattered by the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival.

Dean​ saluted the Tulsa crowd, thanking them for their attendance and support.
 

http://www.allaboutcountry.com/Images/AllAboutCountry/site/ads/PDQAbanner.jpg, http://www.allaboutcountry.com/images/AllAboutCountry/site/ads/hottopicsfromthepros.jpg, /Images/AACNew/banners/SH_AAC_BottomBanner.jpg,