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» Scored Points: Here are select Nielsen Audio diary ratings for Fall 2017 (9/4-12/16) for subscribing stations compared with their last books. Ranks (in parentheses) are also among subscribers. Have a story for your station inside the overall numbers? Email us here.
  • KATM 6.9 (2) to 5.9 (4), Cumulus
  • WOGK 9.0 (1) to 10.9 (1), Ocala
  • WXUS 3.2 (7) to 4.9 (6t), JVC
  • WRUF 3.1 (8) to 3.6 (8), Univ. of Florida

"WOGK is No. 1 Persons 12+, P18-34, P18-49 and P25-54 for the entire market, and all in double digits," notes PD Mr. Bob. "I'm so proud of our team now going into our 24th year and we're not stopping now!"

Colorado Springs

  • KATC 5.2 (3) to 3.2 (8), Cumulus
  • WKSJ 6.8 (3) to 7.3 (3), iHeartMedia
Madison, WI
  • WMAD 3.6 (5t) 2.8 (6), iHeartMedia
            Mid-West Family's WWQM does not subscribe.
Toledo, OH
  • WKKO 8.3 (1) to 11.0 (1), Cumulus
  • WMIM 0.5 (12t) to 1.2 (11), Cumulus
  • WCKY 1.4 (10) to 1.0 (12), iHeartMedia
Wichita, KS
  • KFDI 10.6 (1) to 7.8 (1), Scripps
  • KZSN 7.0 (2) to 5.7 (5), iHeartMedia
  • KVWF 3.6 (10t) to 3.0 (13), Connoisseur
  • KFTI-AM 1.1 (15) to 1.4 (14), Scripps Classic Country

Certain markets do not appear because the Country stations in those metros aren't subscribers; non-subscribing stations in published markets are also excluded. Unless otherwise noted, all figures are Persons 12+, Monday-Sunday, 6am-midnight.


» Crash Landing: Veteran programmer Crash Poteet has joined Saga's WPOR/Portland, ME as Brand Mgr./afternooner. He succeeds Mark Jennings, who exited in September (CAT 9/8). "WPOR is one of our most important brands and we are thrilled to have somebody with Crash's level of experience leading the team," says GM Bob Adams. Poteet's past stops include KVOO/Tulsa, KJKE/Oklahoma City and KSCS & KTYS/Dallas. He most recently served as PD/afternoon personality at WKWS/Charleston, WV. Reach him here.


» Gig Alert: Cumulus/Indianapolis is seeking an OM for the cluster and PD for Country WFMS following Stephen Giuttari's departure last week (CAT 1/11/18). Candidates will also oversee Classic Hits WJJK and CHR WYRG and should have a minimum of five years experience as a ratings-winning PD/OM. "You must have excellent oral and written communications skills, and a proven ability to collaborate with internal and external contacts," the company wrote in a statement. "We're looking for a creative team builder, team player and leader." Send résumés, ratings history, references and airchecks with the subject line "Indianapolis PD" to Tom Stemlar here.