Industry News Bits 9-20-19

WBCL/Ft Wayne had a wonderful summer outreach. WBCL listeners contributed over $40,000 in cash and in-kind gifts to grant four kids’ wishes through the Make-A-Wish organization. WBCL Executive Director Ross McCampbell says,”One big misperception regarding Make-A-Wish clients is that they are all terminal. We were able to emphasize the fact that by granting a wish, you are helping the child and family in their fight against illness. The positive experiences resulting from a granted wish provide a strong base of encouraging memories or ongoing experiences to draw from when those moments of battle arise. The wishes ranged from a trip to a Hawaiian pineapple plantation to a total backyard renovation.”


FCC filings:
Immanuel Broadcasting is selling translators W222AF/Marietta, GA and W223BP/Lithia Springs, GA (suburban Atlanta) to EMF for $410,000. 


Registration is open for the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention taking place February 25-28, 2020, in Nashville. But to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration discounts, you’ll need to register by November 15. For questions related to registration, contact Monica Palmer at [email protected], or call 615-338-7067.

Today is the last day to nominate individuals and/or organizations for the 2020 NRB Media Awards is now September 20, 2019. All NRB members are invited to nominate the individuals and organizations that they believe best meet the awards criteria. Self-nominations are encouraged from NRB members and will not be viewed negatively as a form of self-promotion, but rather as a means of recognition that will further motivate the pursuit of excellence. Official presentation of the awards will be made at the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention, which will be held February 25-28, 2020, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville. To begin the submission process, click here.


Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Jeremy Camp releases his eleventh studio album, The Story’s Not Over, today. Camp’s new album has been highly anticipated since the recent release of the lead single, “Dead Man Walking.” Currently at #9 in Christian Airplay, and with 7.9 million streams life-to-date, it is one of the most impactful singles of Camp’s career.


Milestones:
Jim Watters 6 years at EMF


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