Radio Nominees Revealed for ACM Awards

CMT After MidNite Host Cody Alan Among Contenders for National On-Air Personality

CMT After MidNite host Cody Alan is among the nominees for national on-air personality of the year at the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards.

Nominees for the national honor were just one category of the ACM’s annual radio awards announced Monday (Feb. 1). The list coincides with the artist nominations 51st annual ACM Awards to be held April 3 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The broadcast winners will be announced April 2 in las Vegas.

Here’s a list of this year’s ACM radio nominees:

National On-Air Personality
Blair Garner, Chuck Wicks — America’s Morning Show
Cody Alan — CMT After MidNite
Lon Helton — Country Countdown USA
Lorianne Crook, Charlie Chase — The Crook and Chase Countdown
Sam Alex — Taste of Country Nights
The Bobby Bones Show
Whitney Allen, Jackie Stevens, Mike McNamee — The Big Time

Major Market Personality
Ben Campbell, Matt McAllister — KNIX/Phoenix
Cadillac Jack — WQYK/Tampa, Florida
Chris Carr, Maverick, Kia — KEEY/MInneapolis
Paul Schadt, Meg Butterly, Geof Knight — WKKT/Charlotte, North Carolina
Tanner in the Morning — WSOC/Charlotte, North Carolina

Large Market Personality
AJ & Ashley in the Morning — WWKA/Orlando, Florida
Dave O’Brien — WLHK/Indianapolis
Jim Denny, Deborah Honeycutt, Kevin Freeman — WFMS/Indianapolis
Karen, Scott, Radar — WMIL/Milwaukee
Randy Carroll, Jamie Martin — KAJA/San Antonio, Texas

Medium Market Personality
Andy Ritchie, Alison Mencer, Jimmy Holt — WIVK/Knoxville, Tennessee
Broadway, Cory, Jordan — WWYZ/Hartford, Connecticut
Buzz Jackson — KIIM/Tucson, Arizona
Scott Wynn, Sarah Kay, Sue Wilson — WQMX/Akron, Ohio
The Dex And Mo Show — WUSY/Chattanooga, Tennessee

Small Market Personality
Bill Barrett, Tim Fox, Tracy Berry — KKNU/Eugene, Oregon
Brent Lane, Candy Ruddy — WYCT/Pensacola, Florida
Brian Gary, Todd Harding, Susan Moore — KUAD/Fort Collins, Colorado
Scotty Cox, Cara Denis — KCLR/Columbia, Missouri
Sherry St. John — WXFL/Florence, Alabama

Major Market Station
WQYK/Tampa, Florida

Large Market Station
KAJA/San Antonio, Texas
WQDR/Raleigh, North Carolina

Medium Market Station
KUZZ/Bakersfield, California
WHKO/Dayton, Ohio
WIVK/Knoxville, Tennessee
WQMX/Akron, Ohio
WUSY/Chattanooga, Tennessee

Small Market Station
KKNU/Eugene, Oregon
KTTS/Springfield, Missouri
WGSQ/Cookeville, Tennessee
WXFL/Florence, Alabama
WYCT/Pensacola, Florida

Calvin Gilbert has served as’s managing editor since 2002. His background includes stints at the Nashville Banner, Radio & Records and Westwood One.