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» Lia Takes Over For Blair: Westwood One's The Lia Show is moving from nights to overnights as The Blair Garner Show signs off Aug. 9 after almost four years (CAT 10/31/16).  Blair Garner Show affiliates have received notification that there will be no interruption of service. Namesake Lia Knight has been with the company since 2008 and is based in Seattle. Garner created what is now Premiere's After MidNite in 1993, hosting the program until his 2013 departure to helm America's Morning Show (Breaking News 6/10/13). Hear Garner and the show's Eric Garner react here; reach Blair here.
» Midwest's Hamlin Departs: Midwest/Kalamazoo, MI OM Mark Hamlin has departed after four years due to cutbacks caused by the pandemic. He joined Midwest in 2016 following programming stops at Cumulus/Indianapolis, Entercom/Kansas City, Bonneville/Chicago, Shamrock/Detroit and Jerry Lee/Philadelphia. Hamlin is searching for his next opportunity and can be reached here.



» Cumulus Cuts Workforce, Ends Furloughs: No official word from the company, but Cumulus is reducing its workforce by 3% companywide. However, additional furloughs and pay cuts are thought to be ending this month, per Cumulus’ original 90-day timeline posting (CAT 4/8).

As cutbacks continue, Country Aircheck is here to help. If your position has been eliminated, or if you find yourself searching for a new opportunity, send a note with your contact information here. Likewise, if you are an employer with a current job opportunity, please reach out here so we can add your opening to our Country Aircheck Job Board.



» Cumulus/Dallas' Wright Departs: Cumulus/Dallas Dir./Creative Services, producer, on-air talent Randall Wright has exited. He joined the cluster in Sept. 1999 and has handled promotions, imaging, commercial production, on-air duties and traffic reports for Country outlets KPLX & KSCS as well as serving as producer for both stations during his tenure. Wright is currently searching for his next opportunity and can be reached at 817-300-2402 or via email here.