Industry News Bits 2-18-20

January PPM numbers are due starting today. Markets include NYC, Chicago, Atlanta and more. Remaining markets will be released through this week. Results from subscribing stations will be posted in the afternoon. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company on HisAir.


EMF announced today it will purchase WAAF/Boston from Entercom for $10.75 mil. KLOVE programming will start airing this Saturday (2/22) under a Network Affiliation Agreement with the closing expected second quarter of 2020.


89.9 Light FM/Melbourne has added the Nat Box Show to the line-up. The Nat Box Show promises to be inspiring conversations with big dreamers and creative minds, and plenty of authentic conversations to inspire you. The new show airs 7-10pm weekdays.


Positive Life Radio/Walla Walla, WA (PLR) has teamed with Vidare Creative to provide training, hosting, and coaching services for their on-air fundraisers. Vidare will also work with the station to implement their “Fundraising 365” strategy, helping connect programming and fundraising to help PLR tell their story to their listeners throughout the year.

PLR GM Chris Gilbreath says, ““The timing couldn’t have been better. Just as I joined Positive Life Radio as General Manager, the opportunity came to work with my fundraising dream team of Bill, Dave and Paul. They bring a wealth of wisdom and experience to the table at a time when we’re looking to reach new heights of fundraising excellence. So long as I remember to log off my personal Facebook account when they’re in the building, what could go wrong?!?”


NRB 2020 takes place Feb 25-28 in Nashville. HisAir hopes to see you if you are going this year. Stop by our booth #117. You can get all the info you need on NRB 2020 HERE.

Brian Sanders, Executive Vice President, Positive Alternative Radio will be speaking at the Workshop – Leadership Endurance on Feb 27th from 12:45p-1:15pm Ryman C – Workshop Stage.


If you’re looking for employment HisAir has a number of new job listings including:
Fair Trade Services Manager, National Promotion
KCMS/Seattle morning co-host
WDJC/Birmingham sales
KDUV/Visalia Promotions director
Salem Philadelphia Sales
Go HERE for all the current openings in Christian Radio


Milestones:
Tim Wolf 22 years at WPOZ/Orlando


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