Industry News Bits 1-16-20

Two West Virginia stations have flipped to Christian AC powered by the SmartRadio Suite. AJG Corporation has switched both Classic Hits WCLG/Morgantown and Classic Country WFGM/Barrackville, WV to the new format featuring The Brant Hansen Show, Doug Hannah, Lisa Barry, and Andy Youso using the branding of “The New Journey FGM”


The date’s been set! TWR Africa leaders have announced that the Oasis transmitter will take to the airwaves Feb. 1, carrying gospel broadcasts in multiple local languages to troubled Nigeria and surrounding areas.

That means the roughly 1½-year project to upgrade the West Africa Transmitting Station (WATS) to better serve the 200 million people of Africa’s biggest country is debt-free. TWR is committed to carrying out the Great Commission mandate on a debt-free basis.


Vidare Creative announced an exclusive fundraising agreement with Family Life Radio, based in Tucson, AZ. Vidare will work together with the network to implement their “Fundraising 365” strategy, which includes event training, hosting, and coaching, as well as ongoing support to help Family Life Radio tell their story throughout the year.

“Excitement is running high for our team as we look forward to all God has for Family Life Radio in 2020. We intentionally chose Vidare Creative believing they share our vision to lead people to experience hope through living an intentional life in Christ, says FLR Chief Broadcast Engagement Officer Sally Barton. “Paul Goldsmith, Bill Scott, and Dave Kirby will, like coaches leading their team to victory, help us find new, exciting ways to transform lives around the world through all communication channels available to us.”


With David Perry exiting the Afternoon Host/Production Director position. at WAFJ/Augusta after 12+ years service, station manager Steve Swanson needs to fill the spot. If interested check the listing HERE.


Milestones:
Matt Elkins celebrates 23 years at Family Life Radio

Prayer List:
Rob Tucker


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