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“I was programming our Top 40 station with [hourglass placement], and we didn’t really see much of a difference.” -Mike Biddle

 

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» Oh, Sharey: Here are select Nielsen Audio Continuous Diary Measurement (CDM) ratings for February 2021 (three-month rolling average, 11/5/20-3/3/21) compared with December and January. Ranks (in parentheses) are among subscribers. Unless otherwise noted, all figures are Persons 12+, Monday-Sunday, 6am-midnight.
Chattanooga, TN
  • WUSY Audacy
    11.1 (1) - 11.5 (1) - 11.1 (1) 
  • WUUQ Daughters
    6.1 (3t) - 4.9 (5) - 4.0 (5) 
  • WOGT Cumulus
    1.6 (10t) - 1.4 (10t) - 1.6 (11)

    WOGT was all-Christmas music during November and December, then re-launched in January (CAT 1/4/21).
Huntsville, AL
  • WDRM iHeartMedia
    10.0 (1) - 8.5 (1) - 7.8 (1)
  • WWFF Cumulus
    1.6 (12) - 1.6 (11) - 1.4 (12)
Jackson, MS
  • WMSI iHeartMedia
    3.4 (6t) - 3.9 (6t) - 3.8
     (8)
  • WHJT New South Classic Country
    2.6 (9t) - 2.8 (9) - 2.2 (9t)
  • WUSJ New South
    2.6 (9t) - 2.2 (10) - 2.2
     (9t)
Madison, WI
  • WMAD iHeartMedia
    3.1 (10t) - 3.6 (10) - 4.3 (6)
  • WWQM Midwest
    3.1 (10t) - 4.0 (9) - 3.9 (7t)



 

» Cherry Picked: No official word, but Cherry Creek KGGL/Missoula, MT PD/afternoon personality Brett Nordhoff (aka Mav3rick) has been named OM for the company’s Wenatchee, WA cluster and will served as PD/afternoons for Country KYSN. He succeeds Robb Reel, who has stepped down for personal reasons (CAT 2/26). Nordhoff joined Cherry Creek in 2019 when he succeeded Reel the first time at KGGL (CAT 9/20/19). Reach Nordhoff here. Group PD Mark Elliott is now searching for Nordhoff’s successor in Missoula. “If you have a successful background programming Country, perform a personality-driven PM drive show and have excellent digital and social media skills,” Elliott asks you send résumés and airchecks to him here.


 
 

» Keep On Veepin' On: Congresswoman Yvette Clarke’s Chief of Staff Charlyn Stanberry has joined the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) as VP/Government Relations. “Charlyn has excelled on Capitol Hill, in the private sector and in the legal community, and commands expert knowledge of the legislative process,” says Pres./CEO Gordon Smith. Stanberry will report to EVP/Government Relations Shawn Donilon. Her prior experience includes time with Net Communications; the counsel for the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council; and the Congressional Black Caucus.