Industry News Bits 11-4-19

WKNZ/Milford (88.7 The Bridge) has added The Lisa Barry Show, distributed by the SmartRadio Suite, to nights. Denise Harper, PD adds ,”Lisa brings just the right amount of humor and heart to our Bridge listeners and she’s a great addition to the team!” For stations interested in adding Lisa’s show, learn more here: http://www.smartradiosuite.com/lisa-barry.


WAKW/Cincinnati (Star 93.3) flipped to ALL Christmas music the day after Halloween.  WAKW PD jeff Evans says, “It’s kind of become a tradition now… I think we’ve been doing it for 8 to 10 years now at this point. It’s kind of become a tradition people expect. We start getting phone calls in July and August with people wanting to know when we are going to Star playing it. I think we could start playing it during the summer and people would be OK with it.


Maximum Hits Radio is back. The internet station based in Arkansas returned as a 24/7 online radio station playing Christian hit music and hosted by JMac Jamz. Previously 

Maximum Hits Radio previously was a one-hour weekly syndicated radio show hosted by Ray Gauthier who retired. Now after a 5 year break, Maximum Hits returns 24/7 and is hosted by DJ JMac Jamz.


WLRY/Rushville, OH (88.9) celebrates 20 years on the air this month. WLRY GM is Jim Lamneck who joined the station in 2005 after a time at WLOH/Lancaster, OH. Richard Finke, Dwayne Hurst, and JT Burcham formed Archangel Broadcasting in 1999 and applied for the license.


Milestones:
Frank Reed 28 years at KLTY/Dallas (this Friday 11/8)
Samaritan Ministries, the producers of the one minute daily radio feature Family Health Check Up are rejoicing!  They just produced and released episode 1,000 of this popular feature.

Prayer Request:
David Harms
Mark Kordic


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