THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC NOMINATESCMT RADIO LIVE’S CODY ALANFOR NATIONAL ON-AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
New York, NY – February 4, 2010 – Westwood One is pleased to announce that Cody Alan, host of CMT Radio Live, Westwood One's popular nightly show, has been nominated for the National On-Air Personality Award by the Academy of Country Music. CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan currently airs on 80 stations nationwide, including KPLX-FM Dallas, WFMS-FM Indianapolis, WSM-FM Nashville, KMLE-FM Phoenix, KNTY-FM Sacramento, KUPL-FM Portland and KEGA-FM Salt Lake City.
"This is exciting news and a well deserved nomination,” said Max Krasny, SVP Westwood One Entertainment. “It’s only been a year since we launched CMT Radio Live and the response from stations and listeners has been overwhelmingly positive. Cody is refreshing, energetic and the future of country radio."
Cody Alan was also recently nominated for a CRB-Country Aircheck Award in the National/Syndicated Radio Personality/Show of the Year category.
CMT RADIO LIVE WITH CODY ALAN is hosted by veteran country music DJ and Program Director, Cody Alan, and airs live weeknights from 7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. EST from CMT’s state-of-the-art radio studio in downtown Nashville. CMT RADIO LIVE features not only the latest country music hits along with classic favorites, but also exclusive interviews and performances, on-location event coverage and live fan interaction via call-ins, emails and instant messaging. In addition, a section on CMT.com features CMT RADIO LIVE, highlighting each night's show with guest profiles, photos, exclusive interviews, Cody Alan’s blog, and more.
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