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Country Aircheck Weekly (10/26)

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» McMasters Degree: Former Pamal Classic Country WKBE/Glen Falls, NY afternoon personality Sean McMaster (CAT 8/26) and wife Andrea Phillips McMaster will join Country sister WKLI/Albany, NY for mornings Nov. 2. They succeed Kristina Carlyle, who departed in September (CAT 8/21), and Pete Kelly, who moves to afternoons. OM/PD Jon Reilly, who previously handled WKLI afternoons, segues to AC sister WYJB for the same shift as Chad O’Hara transitions to mornings. It is a return to the cluster for the McMasters; Sean joined WYJB for mornings in 2017 (CAT 3/16/17), and Andrea came aboard as his on-air partner in 2019. Sean then added WKBE duties upon its launch in August (CAT 8/10). Reach the McMasters here.



» Won Number Away: As reported earlier via Breaking News, River House/Columbia’s Luke Combs congratulated 2020 CMA Broadcast Award winners via phone this morning. Among the winners are Major Market Station KSCS/Dallas, Large Market Station KNCI/Sacramento, and Medium Market Personality of the Year WYRK/Buffalo's Clay & Company, each of which are celebrating their first win in their respective categories, while Medium Market Station WUSY/Chattanooga logs its 14th win in the category and Country Countdown USA host Lon Helton marks his 10th win for National Personality. Broadcast Award winners be honored at the 54th Annual CMA Awards Nov. 11 in Nashville. They are:

CMA Broadcast Personality of the Year

CMA Radio Station Of The Year



» Boo, Felicia: iHeartMedia KSD/St. Louis PD Gail Austin shared her real-life horror story with Country Aircheck Weekly as part of our countdown to Halloween. "Lemp Mansion in St. Louis is ranked Top 10 most haunted places in America. The Lemp family who built and occupied the home faced many tragic ends so ... I checked in for the night. During my first Facebook Live, I received a comment from a friend I rarely talk to, but who is very intuitive: ‘Get out.’ The second video received another comment from that same friend, ‘Whatever you do, don’t go to sleep.’" Read the full story here.