Industry News Bits 9-12-17

Published On September 12, 2017 » 123 Views»

WCLQ/Wausau (89Q) morning co-host April Sather is heading to WAFJ/Augusta for morning co-host duties. 

WCLQ GM Coy Sawyer says, “Her last day here is October 7.  Quite an accomplishment for her.  Hard for us to see her leave since she was a “home-grown” girl.” April stated at WCLQ as a part-time office manager and developed into a great on-air personality. WCLQ is searching for a replacement, check here for the listing. 


WBGL/Champaign has found their new afternoon host. Eric Nichols (pictured at left) starts on the air September 25th. Eric replaces  Randy & Monica Zachary who exited the station in June to take a position as Senior Pastor at Lighthouse Assembly of God Church in Coarsegold, CA.  Previously Eric was on the air at WTGN/Lima, OH for over eight years. Eric tells HisAir.Net, “I’m incredibly excited and humbled to be part of the WBGL family.”


Crown Financial Ministries has made a Crisis Checklist for Christian Radio Stations. Click here to download.


The GMA is launching a new program – the GMA Academy. The goal is to connect college students with the music industry. One of the initial benefits to the industry is the opportunity to promote jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities to a wider audience of interested candidates. 

Below is a link you can use to easily submit your internships or job opportunities. The students will be released in early October. To submit your internships or job opportunities, click here.


Singer and songwriter Michael W. Smith will take the stage at Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention, in Nashville, Tennessee, during the four-day event’s Special Israel Session on Thursday, March 1, 2018. “We are thrilled to have Michael W. Smith join us for Proclaim 18,” said NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson.


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