Country Aircheck Weekly (7/15)

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» A Night's Tale: Entercom WUSN/ChicagoAPD/MD Marci Braun is adding night hosting duties, effective immediately. She succeeds Kimmie Caruba, who exited yesterday (7/15). Braun joined in 2004 and has handled both nights and overnights during her tenure. "We have a wealth of untapped content and resources in Marci, who is strongly tied to the Nashville music community," PD Kenny Jaytells Country Aircheck. Reach Braun here. Caruba joined WUSN in 2016 (CAT 8/15/16) following time with KMLE/Phoenix and Top 40 sister KALV. "I had nearly three wonderful years doing radio in my hometown of Chicago, and I'm excited for the possibilities of what could come next," says Caruba. Contact her at 630-335-3838 or here.



» Nash Gordon: Rezonant Music Publishing VP/Creative Rebekah Gordon has joined Black River Publishing as VP/Publishing. She reports to BRE Pres./CEO Gordon Kerr. "We look forward to all of the incredible ways that Rebekah will contribute to Black River and to the songwriting community through our writers," says Kerr. Gordon's previous experience includes time with WMN (CAT 1/9/17). Reach her here.



» Writers' Room: Reba McEntire, Sam Hunt, Dierks Bentley, Chris Janson, Lee Brice, David Lee Murphy, Michael Ray and Dean Dillon are among the artists performing during the 2nd Annual Nashville Songwriter Awards Sept. 17 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Honorees include George Strait (2019 President’s Keystone Award), Loretta Lynn (Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award) and U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (White Hat Award), as well as the peer-voted Song, Songwriter and Songwriter-Artist of the Year and 10 Songs I Wish I'd Written. More here.