Country Aircheck Weekly (3/18)

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» Leti Be: Entercom/Chicago Sr. Account Executive Leti Aguilera will join Cox/Houston as GSM April 8. In the newly created position, Aguilera will assist in leading sales operations for the cluster, which includes Country KKBQand Classic Country KTHT.  "We're excited about her passion for radio and proven track record in leading teams, problem solving and creating winning formulas that drive revenue to exceed goals," says Cox/Houston DOS Todd Elbrink.


» College Course: Seven Mountains Triple A WFEQ/State College, PA flipped to Classic Country as WLEJ (98.7 Bigfoot Country Legends) yesterday (3/21) after 48 hours stunting with Alan Jackson's "Gone Country." The cluster's Chief Programming Officer JC Burton and PD Mike Shoenfelt are helming the station. "We are allowing the station to roll uninterrupted for a few days before we start to address [staffing]," COO Jim Loftus tells Country Aircheck. Stream here.

» Rebel With A Cause: Ingrid AndressDeana CarterAdam CraigJessie James DeckerLindsay EllCarolyn Dawn JohnsonLoCashMidlandOld DominionHillary ScottCole SwindellTenille Townes and Storme Warren have been added to the 7th Annual ACM Party for a Cause lineup (CAT 3/8) April 5-7 in Las Vegas. More here.