CMA 2021
Voter's Guide




A quick reference guide to the 2021 CMA Nominees

 


 

 

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Welcome

Here on the Country Aircheck Job Board you'll find a variety of Jobs Available and Positions Sought. These free listings are to help professionals looking for employees or those seeking work in radio, records and allied industries. The lists are continuously updated and ranked chronologically, with the most recent postings at the top. All positions are EOE.

Each listing will stay active for up to three months from the posting date; extensions are furnished upon request.

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Cactus Jack

Former Entercom/Phoenix Dir./Production

GoGoJack@msn.com

602-430-5908

 

Tony Kelly

Former WUSN/Chicago morning producer

KellyT_60468@yahoo.com

708-642-8518

 

Greg Cole

Former WKCQ/Saginaw, MI OM/PD

GCole27000@gmail.com

916-502-4734

 

Jonathan West

Former WKTI/Milwaukee afternoons

JonathanWestRadio@gmail.com

320-774-9300

 

Marc Lavik (aka Dave Marcus)

Former on-air talent

ZimaGuy@gmail.com

401-467-6737

 

Cory Mikhals

Former KIZN/Boise morning co-host

CoryProductions@icloud.com

 

"Big" John Horton

Former KFSA/Ft. Smith, AR afternoon host

BigJohn@TheBigJohnShow.com

 

Kris Richards

Former WKJO/Smithfield, NC afternoons

FireCop947@yahoo.com

 

AJ McCloud

Former WWFF/Huntsville, AL APD/afternoons

AJ.McCloud@charter.net

256-503-2301

 

Mac Daniels

Former KPLX & KSCS/Dallas PD

MacDaniels@me.com

 

Brittany Tully

Former WYNK/Baton Rouge PD

BriLynn718@gmail.com

 

Bill Hickok

Former KBMR/Bismark, ND morning host

BillHickok1950@gmail.com

 

Amy Nic

Former WAMZ/Louisville afternoon host

AmyNicRadioChick@gmail.com

 

Ron "Keyes" Stevens

Former WQRB/Eau Claire, WI afternoon host

RonStvns@yahoo.com

 

Scott Davidson

Former WHOF-HD2/Canton, OH PD/on-air host

Davidson1023@gmail.com

 

Trace Hamilton

Former WEBG/Chicago night host

TheTraceHamilton@gmail.com

 

Daryl Thomas Ledyard

Former WBBS/Syracuse on-air talent

DarylLedyard@gmail.com

 

Ryan McCall

Former WGLR/Platteville, WI MD/afternoons

RyanMcCall@yahoo.com

 

David Dean

Former KXDD/Yakima, WA afternoons

DaviDean5@gmail.com

 

Brian "Wookie" Kostek

Former WDSY/Pittsburgh APD/MD/afternoons

BKostek24@gmail.com

 

Kim Brixton

Former WNWN/Battle Creek, MI mornings/middays

KimBrixton@gmail.com 

 

Mark McKay

Former Riser House Dir./Southeast Promotion

MMcKay973@gmail.com 

 

Tim Taylor

Former KWJJ/Portland afternoons

Tim.Taylor1@comcast.net

 

Amber Rainey

Former KSON/San Diego middays

AmberRaineyOnAir@gmail.com

 

Tami Rumfelt

Former WPAW/Greensboro afternoons

TamiRumfelt@gmail.com

 

Mike Allan

Former WNSH/New York nights

MikeAllanRadio@gmail.com

 

Darlene Evans

Former WKIS/Miami middays

DarleneInc@yahoo.com 

 

Nathan Cruise

Former In2une Dir./Regional Promotion

NCruise27@gmail.com

615-496-6356

 

Mark “Skid” Lavin

Former WOTW/Orlando Dir./Production & On-Air

MarkLavin@yahoo.com

407-619-5346

 

“Wes McShay” Gardipe

Former Appaloosa Dir./Western Region Programming

WesGardipe@gmail.com

307-899-0007

 

Kerry Wolfe

Former WMIL/Milwaukee SVPP & PD

KerryLWolfe@hotmail.com

414-788-3764

 

Keith Abrams

Former iHeartMedia/Cleveland OM

KeithAbrams961@gmail.com

 

Mike McKay

Former WQRB/Eau Claire, WI Brand Mgr./mornings

McKProd@charter.net

 

Jimmy Elliott

Former WOVK/Wheeling, WV WPP/PD/MD/mornings

JimmyElliottSchlosser@gmail.com

 

Steve Powers

Former iHeartMedia/Mobile, AL SVPP

StevePowers961@yahoo.com

 

Jim Dorman

Former iHeartMedia/Wichita SVPP & Country KZSN PD/middays

JimDorman2@aol.com

 

Eddie Rupp

Former iHeartMedia/Sarasota, FL SVPP/OM & Country WCTQ middays

ER-1001@hotmail.com

 

Mike Tyler

Former WCKT/Ft. Myers, FL PD/afternoons

RadioGuy.101@gmail.com 

 

Amy Lynn

Former WCKT/Ft. Myers, FL middays

AmyLynnRadio@gmail.com

 

Bill “Stu” Stewart

Former KASH/Anchorage, AK PD/morning co-host

BStu1013@gmail.com

 

Ashley King

Former KHLR/Little Rock, AR afternoons

AKingMarsh@gmail.com

 

Jeremy “Otis” Maher

Former WUBL/Atlanta MD/afternoons

JeyMaher20@yahoo.com

 

Jess Tyler

Former WOKQ/Portsmouth, NH Brand Mgr./MD/middays

JTyler1999@yahoo.com

 

Jim Pearson

Former KDBL/Yakima, WA PD/mornings

JimsCoolEmail@gmail.com 

831-261-1822

 

Crash Poteet

Former WPOR/Portland, ME Brand Mgr./afternoons

OKCCrash@gmail.com

 

Aaron “Gator” Glass

Former WQNU/Louisville mornings

GatorGlass.53@gmail.com

 

Tom Scott

Former Seven Mountains/Pennsylvania “Big Foot Country” afternoons

TomScottRadio@gmail.com

 

Todd Elbrink

Former Cox/Houston DOS

TElbrink@icloud.com

 

Matt Valley

Former KBRJ/Anchorage, AK Dir./Content & mornings

MattDotValley@gmail.com

 

Carly Quinn

Former WGH/Norfolk morning co-host

NewEnglandClamChowder2021@yahoo.com

757-617-8171

 

Chuck Reeves

Former KTFW/Dallas & KTWF/Wichita Falls, TX PD/afternoons

ChuckReeves33@yahoo.com

 

Chuck “DZL” Thompson

Former WKKT/Charlotte PD

DZLradio@gmail.com

704-615-7095 

 

Jackie McKay

Former KSOP/Salt Lake City night host/Promotions Dir.

JackieMcKayRadio@gmail.com

 

JD Greene

Former WPGB/Pittsburgh PD/afternoons

OConnell1631@yahoo.com

412-613-2539

 

Kenny Jay

Former WUSN/Chicago PD

KennyJayRadio@gmail.com

612-704-9780

 

Corey Garrison

Former WTHT/Portland, ME PD

GarrisonCorey@yahoo.com

 

Jared Marlowe

Former WWOF/Tallahassee weekender

RadioJared@gmail.com

 

Chris Cardenas

Former KCYY/San Antonio night host/morning producer

Cardenas_Christopher@yahoo.com

 

Dan Gallo

Former KTHT/Houston morning co-host

DanJGallo@hotmail.com

 

Chuck Akers

Former KTHT/Houston morning co-host

chuckakers@comcast.net

 

Ryan Wild

Former WLHK/Indianapolis PD/middays

WildOnAir@aol.com

815-353-6101

Available Jobs

Midwest

Summit KFDI/Wichita OM Justin Case is searching for a morning co-host. See the complete posting here; send résumés and airchecks to Case here.

Midwest WNCY/Appleton-Oshkosh, WI Brand Mgr. Dan Stone is searching for a midday personality. Send résumés, references and airchecks to him here.

Alpha KZEN/Columbus, NE Dir./Content David Gustafson is looking for a morning host. See the complete job description and apply here; reach Gustafson here.

Titan KBKB/Burlington, IA PD Wyatt Reed is searching for an afternoon personality. Send résumés and airchecks here.

Midwest/Peoria, IL VP/MM Mike Wild is looking to add an OM for the cluster that includes Country WXCL. See the complete job description here; send résumés, cover letters and airchecks to Wild here.

Hubbard KKWS/Wadena, MN GM Matt Senne is searching for a PD/morning host. See the complete job description here; send résumés and airchecks to Senne here.

Cumulus WDRQ/Detroit Dir./FM Programming David Corey is seeking an afternoon personality. Send résumés and airchecks to him here.

Corey is also looking for a morning co-host to join WDRQ’s Broadway In The Morning. Send résumés and airchecks to him here.

Townsquare KOEL/Waterloo, IA Dir./Content Johnny Marks is searching for a Brand Mgr./morning host. See the complete job description and apply here; send résumés and airchecks to Marks here.

White River WKKG/Columbus, IN Coord./Programming Brad Jackson is seeking a PD/morning host. Send résumés and airchecks to him here.

Zimmer KATI/Jefferson City, MO OM Jeremy Washington is looking for a PD/morning co-host. Send résumés, social media samples and airchecks to him here.

Audacy/Minneapolis is searching for an SVP/MM for the cluster that includes KMNB to succeed Shannon Knoepke. Apply here.

Leighton/St. Cloud, MN Mgr./HR Brian Zenzen is seeking an OM & Country KZPK PD. Complete job description here; send résumés and airchecks here.

Townsquare SVP/Content & Programming Kurt Johnson is looking for a Dir./Content for the Lansing, MI cluster that includes Country WITL. Send résumés and airchecks here.

Saga Group PD Scott Chase is searching for a PD/on-air personality to join Country WIXY & Classic Country WYXY/Champaign, IL. Send résumés and airchecks here.

Cumulus/Des Moines, IA VP/MM Jack Taddeo is seeking a Mgr./Promotions for the cluster that includes Country KHKI & Classic Country KJJY. Complete job description and application here.

Cumulus WNNF/Cincinnati OM Keith Mitchell is searching for a PD/afternoon personality. Complete job description and application here; reach Mitchell here.

 

Northeast

Townsquare SVP/Content & Programming Kurt Johnson is seeking a Dir./Content & Country WYRK/Buffalo Brand Mgr. to succeed Chris Crowley. Send résumés here.

Cumulus WCTO/Allentown, PA OM/PD Jerry Padden is looking for a morning co-host. Complete job description and application here.

 

Southeast

Golden Isle/Brunswick, GA Dir./Programming Mark “The Shark” Ediss is seeking a successor for outgoing OM/PD/on-air talent Paul Andresen. The cluster includes Country WRJY. Duties will include on-air, production, promotions, sales and handling technical issues. Send résumés and airchecks to Ediss here.

Summit/Louisville OM Cagle is seeking a full-time midday personality with at least two years of on-air experience; PPM experience is a plus. Candidate should have an engaging presence, strong social media and tech skills, production and digital editing chops and the ability to communicate in an authentic way. Send résumés and airchecks to Cagle here.

Summit SVP/Programming Randy Chase is seeking an OM/PD for the Knoxville cluster, including Country WCYQ, to succeed Kevin “Gravy” Canup. Candidates should have on-air and programming chops and be able to communicate effectively with both staff and leadership. Send résumés and airchecks here.

Mel Wheeler WSLC/Roanoke, VA Dir./HR Cheryl Skinner is seeking a midday personality. Send résumés and airchecks to her here.

Triangle Marketing Associates/Smithfield, NC GM Rick Heilmann is searching for an OM/PD/morning host for Country WKJO. See the complete job description here; send résumés and airchecks here.

Gulf South WTVY/Dothan, AL GM Bryan Holladay is seeking an OM/PD/morning co-host who can also handle PD duties for Top 40 sister WKMX. Send résumés and airchecks here.

Cumulus/Pensacola VP/MM Gary Mertins is searching for an OM & Country WXBM PD. Complete job description and application here.

Renda/Jacksonville GM Bill Berry is looking for an OM & Country WGNE PD. Send résumés and airchecks to him here.

Cumulus VP/Country Charlie Cook is seeking an afternoon personality for WKDF/Nashville. Complete job description and application here.

 

Southwest

Townsquare KQBR/Lubbock, TX Brand Mgr. Lance Ballance is seeking an APD/on-air personality to succeed Jan Miller. Send résumés and airchecks to him here.

Brazos Valley KORA/Bryan-College Station, TX VP/GM John Seigler is searching for an MD/morning co-host with an understanding of Texas country. Send résumés and airchecks to him here.

Alpha/Amarillo, TX is seeking a Market Mgr. for the cluster that includes Country KGNC. See the complete job description and apply here.

Cumulus VP/Country Charlie Cook is looking for a PD/midday personality for KAYD/Beaumont, TX. See the complete job description and apply here.

Cox KCYY/San Antonio PD Christi Brooks is searching for a morning co-host to join incumbent Beth Chandler. Apply here.

 

West Coast

Frontier/Juneau, AK GM Cherie Curry is seeking an OM/PD/on-air talent for the cluster that includes Country KTKU. Send résumés with references and an aircheck to Curry here.

Beasley/Las Vegas VP/MM Peter Burton is searching for Cat Thomas’ successor to handle OM & Urban AC KOAS PD duties. Details here; send cover letters and résumés to Burton here.

Cumulus KBUL/Reno, NV PD/morning host Bob Richards is seeking a full-time morning co-host to join The Moo Crew. Complete job description here; send résumés and airchecks to Richards here.

Marker KPLM/Palm Springs, CA PD Kory James is looking for an afternoon personality. Send résumés and airchecks to him here.

Leighton KYCK/Grand Forks, ND OM Jarrod Thomas is seeking a station PD and morning team. Send résumés and airchecks to him here.

Alpha/Portland is searching for a full-time Dir./Marketing for the cluster that includes Country KUPL. Apply here.

Beasley/Las Vegas VP/MM Peter Burton is seeking a full-time Dir./Promotions for the cluster that includes Country KCYE. Send cover letters and résumés to him here.

Cumulus KATM/Modesto, CA PD Andy Winford is looking for a third-mic morning co-host to join DJ Walker and Jaimee Lee. See complete job description and apply here.

 

Other

Townsquare Country Format Lead Doug Montgomery has immediate openings for PDs and morning talent. Send résumés and airchecks to him here.

iHeartMedia EVP/Country Programming Strategy Rod Phillips has current openings for “great PDs in various size markets.” Send résumés and airchecks to him here.

River House Artists is looking to add a Dir./Promotion with five-to-10 years of experience who is willing to travel and has a background in radio promotion within a record company environment. Send résumés to Exec. Asst. Callie Waterman here.

Pandora is adding a Dir./Country Programming to manage the programming and curation of country music destinations on the platform. See the complete job description and apply here.

Songfluencer is looking to fill three full-time, hybrid positions: Mgr./Campaign, Coord./Creative and Coord./Outreach. See complete job descriptions here; send résumés here.

Townsquare Country Format Lead Doug Montgomery is searching for an Exec. Prod./Content Prod./on-air talent to join nationally syndicated Taste Of Country Nights. Complete job description and application here.