Longtime WATZ-WRGZ/Alpena, MI Music Director and CountryBreakout Reporter of the Year winner Susie Martin is retiring from the station after 18 years. Her last day is April 27, and after that she can be reached at [email protected]. WATZ newsman Phil Wenzel will take over Martin’s MD role with the company. Congratulate him at [email protected].
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Lee Brice’s new album Hard 2 Love hit stores today (4/24), and Premiere Radio Networks’ Big D and Bubba are among the recording credits. Brice invited the popular radio hosts to introduce the song “Parking Lot Party” on Hard 2 Love, marking the first time Big D and Bubba have appeared on a music album.
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WGSQ/Cookeville morning co-host Mary Mac has been included on Country Weekly’s “Country’s Hottest Bachelorette” contest, the first time anyone other than an artist has made a list. Mary Mac’s co-host Styckman hatched the idea to write-in Mary’s name on the ballot, and listeners made the idea a reality. “We always say we have the best listeners in the world, and for me this proves it,” said Mary Mac. “I’m so overwhelmed and humbled at their amazing response to our show.”