Industry News Bits 9-1-20

Salem Radio Network has signed an agreement with Charlie Kirk to host a daily three hour talk radio program beginning Monday, October 5th. The show will air live in the Noon to 3pm ET daypart and be available to stations either live or tape delayed. The show will take advantage of Charlie’s unique insights on the breaking news of the day, and help listeners understand what to make of it all.

“I grew up listening to conservative talk radio, so I’m excited to bring a new generation’s voice to the medium and I’m thrilled to work with SRN to do that,” said Charlie. “It’s time to work. The country is in trouble and we have to save it.”

“Rarely do we find somebody as knowledgeable and talented as Charlie Kirk as a potential talk radio host,” said Phil Boyce, Senior Vice President of the Salem Radio Network. “He wants to change the world, and I think he’s the type of talent who can actually do that. It will be a great opportunity to watch him succeed.”


KVNE/Tyler afternoon host AMY AUSTIN has resigned. KVNE is searching for a new afternoon host. Check HERE for the listing.

Also at KVNE/Tyler FLETCH JONSON moves to late evening host / Production Assistant. And MIGUEL ZATARAIN joins as Spanish Christian music station Fuzión (102.3 and 103.1) afternoon personality.


The 3rd annual MEN OF RADIO Winter Retreat is coming January 14-17 in McCall ID. The weekend features special artists, guest speakers, outdoor activities like snowmobiling, sleigh rides, hiking with snowshoes, and other exciting activities. You’ll have time to rest, make great friendships with other men from radio, and enjoy three great chapel times.

Cost is $150 for the whole weekend.  Join 30 plus men from Christian radio. For more details, email Bill Scott, [email protected].

Check out the video HERE.


Registration is now open for NRB 2021. NRB 2021 Christian Media Convention takes place March 15-18, 2021, in Grapevine, Texas.

For more info go HERE.


Milestones:
Donna Del Sesto celebrates 22 years at IHS Promotions

Prayer List:
Ken Mayfield


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