Industry News Bits 1-4-16

BITS: Salem has appointed Jim Glogowski as Vice President and General Manager for its Miami cluster of radio stations (WKAT 1360 AM/WZAB 880 AM/WHIM 1080 AM). Glogowski succeeds Felix Perez who resigned effective December 31, 2015.  Prior to joining Salem, Glogowski’s career has spanned over 39 years including senior management roles with Children’s Radio Broadcasting/Radio AAHAs; The Catholic Radio Network; and most recently more than a decade with Multicultural Radio Broadcasting…1-4-16news2

iHeart has launched another CCM station on a translator.  Its “Up 103.7” in St Louis on translator W279AQ Mascoutah, Ill from the HD2 signal of KLOU/St Louis (103.3). The translator is actually owned by EMF and was previously mainstream hits.  iHeart launched “Up 107.3” in Ft. Collins on a translator they own just last week in addition to “Up 99.3, Positive Hit Music” in Spokane…

The “Now Newsletter” reports Family Life Ministries of Bath, NY is buying 2 Syracuse-area FM’s and converting them to non-commercial status. Leatherstocking Media bought both stations around 2009 and is selling WMCR/Oneida (Class A at 106.3) and WSEN/Baldwinsville (B1 at 92.1) for $2.5 mil… 

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