Industry News Bits 12-30-19

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December PPM numbers are rolling out this week. DAY 4 arrives TODAY 12/30 with Nashville, Austin, and more. Results from all subscribing stations will be posted on HisAir this afternoon. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by ShareMedia Services.


Jan. 2 marks the date of the very first time a religious program aired on radio. In 1921 KDKA/Pittsburgh featured a religious service from the Calvary Episcopal Church and marked the first time the station had provided a remote broadcast. Although the broadcast was a landmark moment for religious broadcasting, the senior pastor of the church did not participate, leaving his junior associate to conduct the service. The Calvary services eventually became a regular Sunday evening program on KDKA until 1962.


Chesapeake-Portsmouth Broadcasting is selling Spanish Christian WCPK/Chesapeake, VA (AM 1600) to Hosanna Media Christian Group for $250,000. 


Milestones:
Nancy Rosenblad 1 year at EMF
Corey Mann 11 years at WPHZ/South Bend

Prayer List:
Rob Dempsey


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