Industry News Bits 3-7-16

news-iconKCBI/Dallas is celebrating 40 years of ministry in Dallas Fort Worth by honoring the legacy partners which have enhanced the radio station’s impact.  90.9 KCBI recognized each of these longtime ministry partners during a reception at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Convention on Feb. 24.  KCBI began broadcasting in Dallas May 17, 1976.  Forty years later, the radio ministry is still sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ in Dallas Fort Worth and beyond.


Radio programmer Tate Luck has started his own consultancy company. For over 20 years Tate has helped stations from Charlotte, Columbus, Nashville, Orlando.  Tate says,” I believe that Christian radio is one of the most important media tools that we have to get the gospel out!  I want to help stations be more effective in connecting with their audience and help grow listenership.”   Tate’s services will be scalable to the needs of the individual radio station. Tate exited his position at WPOZ/Orlando (Z88.3) in October.


Heather Erbe checks in with HisAir.Net to update us with all she’s doing these days. Heather says, “I am currently hosting Afternoons at 90.7 Hope FM in Port Huron and am the Assistant Music Director for Power 883 in Port Huron. I have been there for 3 years. In December 2015 I accepted a position with Shine.fm in Lansing. We signed on that station in December of 2014. I am currently hosting middays on the Shine.fm Network (Chicago, Indianapolis, Northwest Indiana and Lansing) and am the Business Development Associate for Lansing. Both jobs are part time which helps me continue to be around for my kids!”


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