Country Aircheck Weekly (5/23)

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CRS 2016 Daily Buzz (2/8)

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» Q Tip: Everett-Snohomish has launched KMCQ/Mt. Vernon, WA as "The All New Country Q." The signal is new, jockless, reaches the northern part of the Seattle metro and is being programmed and consulted by Ken Moultrie's Seattle-based Broadcast Partners. The station's Seattle competition includes CBS Radio's KMPS and Entercom'sKKWF, which respectively posted a 4.3 (6) and 3.6 (9t) in Nielsen Audio's April 2016 PPM.


» High-Priced Talent: Big Machine Label Group President/CEO Scott Borchetta has joined Emmis' WLHK/Indianapolis in mornings alongside host Dave O'Brien – at least for today and tomorrow (5/26-27). It's probably not a coincidence that theIndianapolis 500 runs Sunday (5/29), 'LHK is the official radio partner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and BMLG has once again partnered with Target Chip Ganassi Racing. The label group sponsors Tony Kanaan's #10 Chevrolet and Sage Karam's #24 Chevrolet in the race.


» Dear John: As reported earlier via Breaking News, former Lincoln Financial Media SVP/Programming & Operations John Dimick has joined Cumulus as VP/Programming Operations. He starts June 1 and will report to SVP/Content & Programming Mike McVay. Dimick's career spans 35 years and includes Emmis and LFM predecessor Jefferson-Pilot in markets including Salt Lake City, Seattle, San Diego and New York. He left LFM last summer after the company was acquired by Entercom. Reach him here.