Country Aircheck Weekly (5/20)

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» Who's Your Crawdaddy: Former Manning Media Hot AC WAFY/Frederick, MD Brand Mgr. Chris Elliott has joined Guaranty/Baton Rouge as OM for the five-station cluster, which includes Country WTGE. His past stops include WCDA & WLXG-AM/Lexington, KY and KSII & KHEY/El Paso, TX. "Chris brings an excellent track record of running several locally owned radio stations similar to Guaranty Media," says VP/GM Gordy Rush. "He has always done an excellent job of connecting his stations to the community, and we know he will continue that here in Baton Rouge with Guaranty."



» Academy Changes: As reported earlier via Breaking NewsACM Awards Exec. Prod. R.A. (RAC) Clark has been named Interim Exec. Dir. for the Academy of Country Music as ACM CEO Pete Fisher steps down. Clark has produced the ACM show since 1999 and has been associated with the Academy throughout his 38-year career. Fisher joined the ACM in 2017 (CAT 1/9/17) after 17 years with the Grand Ole Opry. Reach him here.



» Hannibal Lecture: Entercom/St. Louis GSM Libby Nolan has joined Townsquare/Quincy-Hannibal, MA as Market Pres./CRO for the cluster that includes Country KICK and Classic Country KICK-AM. She will report to Townsquare RVP Kelly Quinn. "I love Townsquare's 'local first' commitment, which provides our communities with the best content and advertising and digital marketing solutions," says Nolan. Reach her here.