ACM 2022
Voter's Guide

A quick reference guide to the 2022 ACM Nominees




inside The CRS Daily Buzz (2/25)

Heads Of State: Proffitt, Loba, Beasley, Dungan

Seminar’s Net Works. Does Yours?

CRS Research: Bye Generation





Country Aircheck Weekly (8/8)

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» A Goodyear To Re-Tire: Rubber City WQMX/Akron midday personality Lynn Kelly will retire at the end of September. Kelly joined WQMX in 2007 (CAT 8/9/07) and has spent her entire career in Akron, with previous stops at Public Radio WAPS and Hot AC WKDD. Concurrently, MD Cherise Richards will move from evenings to middays. Richards has been with the cluster since 2013, took over evenings in 2015, and added MD duties earlier this year (CAT 4/12). "Lynn has been a voice on Akron radio for as long as I can remember and an advocate for so many local charities," says PD Sarah Kay. "She will be missed, but she deserves this time to enjoy her family. I am so excited for Cherise, thrilled to promote within, and to keep live and local radio alive." The evening position is posted here. Reach Kelly here and Richards here.


» Wake Charles: Cumulus KYKZ/Lake Charles PD/morning host Mike Tyler is leaving the station, as well as sister Classic Country KQLK, which he programs. Tyler joined the cluster in December (CAT 12/1/21) after 12 years at iHeartMedia WCKT/Ft. Myers, FL. The search is on for a successor with a "strong background and passion for country music." See full job description here.


» Lauren Accent: Flood Bumstead McCready & McCarthy Exec. Asst. Lauren Smith has joined The Bobby Bones Show as Producer/Writer, filling the vacancy created by the departure of Hillary Borden (CAT 3/16). Prior to FBMM, Smith was a producer for Shawn Parr's Across The CountryMorning Koffy and The Ty Bentli Show. She got her start in radio at Seven Mountains Media. Reach Smith here.