Country Aircheck Weekly (6/26)

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» Michelle, Ma Belle: CBS Radio WDSY/Pittsburgh Asst./Promotions Michelle Benincasa has been promoted to Mgr./Promotion succeeding John D'Amico, who leaves to become Dir./Regional Promotion at Big Loud (see below). Benincasa tells Country Aircheck, "Country music is like a family, and I am honored to take on a new role in the industry. I've been very lucky to have had a mentor like John D'Amico." She has been with the station for three years and can be reached here.


» Steel The One: As noted, CBS Radio WDSY & WBZZ/Pittsburgh Dir./Promotions John D'Amico has been named Dir./Regional Promotion for Big Loud, succeeding Roger Fregoso, who exited last month (CAT 5/31). “John brings a unique skill set and passion that fits the Big Loud family and our artists perfectly,” says Pres.Clay Hunnicutt. “His radio experience and passion for Country music are second to none." D'Amico joined the cluster in 2007 after working for the Pepsi Bottling Group for two years. He will handling the Midwest based in Pittsburgh, reach him at 412-862-6539 or here.


» Bones Picked: Premiere's Bobby Bones will be the sixth representative of Country in the National Radio Hall of Fame when he's inducted Nov. 2 in Chicago. As reported last night (7/25) via Breaking News, Bones was elected by the public alongside iHeartMedia Talk KFI-AM/Los Angeles morning host Bill Handel. Industry-selected inductees are Tom Barnard (KQRS/Minneapolis), John Records Landecker (WLS-AM and WJMK-FM/Chicago), Sean Hannity (Premiere), Robin Quivers (The Howard Stern Show) and NRHoF nominating committee choices Entercom's Joseph M. Field and the late Robert S. "Bob" Sievers from WOWO/Ft. Wayne, IN. Tickets and info here.


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