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WKHX Atlanta Adds New Middayer For Second Time This Month

Kicks 101.5 WKHX Atlanta CJ Lusk Ali Mac Chris CarterFor the second time in a matter of weeks, Cumulus Country “Kicks 101.5” WKHX Atlanta has hired a new midday host.

Ali Mac joins the station starting today as host of the 10am-3pm timeslot. Most recently co-hosting mornings at Hot AC 93.7 WGYL Vero Beach FL, This is a return to Atlanta for her. She spent a few years at Hot AC “Star 94” WSTR as morning traffic reporter and then night host working for now WKHX PD Scott Lindy.

CJ Lusk, who joined WKHX earlier this month from mornings at Flinn Broadcasting CHR “Q107.5” WHBQ-FM Memphis, gains a quick promotion to afternoons. He will fill the 3-7pm slot starting today that had belonged to Chris Carter.

Cumulus Media announces that Country radio station Kicks 101.5 FM/WKHX-FM in Atlanta debuts a fresh new weekday lineup today. Kicks 101.5 FM welcomes on-air personality Ali Mac as host from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. weekdays. Kicks 101.5 FM personality, CJ moves from Middays to host the 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. show.

Ali Mac joins Kicks 101.5 FM from 93.7 WGYL Vero Beach/Treasure Coast, FL, where she was Co-Host of “Geoff and Ali in the Morning”. Prior to that, Ali hosted the 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 Midnight show on Star 94 in Atlanta, having previously served that station as news and traffic anchor and fill-in personality. She was also morning show co-host on 97.5 WABB in Mobile, AL, and was on-air at Z97/WMGZ in Milledgeville, GA.

Sean Shannon, Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Media Atlanta said: “We are so excited to add Ali Mac to the Kicks team. Her energy is contagious and her ability to connect with listeners on every platform just elevates our ability to create engagement for the brand.”

Scott Lindy, Corporate Program Director for Cumulus Media said: “I’ve worked alongside Ali and watched her grow into an entertaining personality with razor sharp social media and digital skills. I’m excited for our listeners to hear and see what Ali will bring into their lives. I’m especially happy to reunite with a talent like Ali whose love for radio runs as deep as the rest of the Kicks 101.5 on-air force.”

Ali Mac said: “I’m thrilled to be back in Atlanta with Kicks 101.5 and to reunite with Scott Lindy and his team. I’d like to thank Cumulus Atlanta Vice President/Market Manager Sean Shannon and Cumulus SVP Content/Programming Mike McVay for their confidence in me.”

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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