Industry News Bits 9-24-20

The price of the Crista to EMF deal for KFMK/Austin (Spirit 105.9) is $6 million.


Olivet Nazarene University’s Spark HD adds 89.3 FM in SW Chicagoland. Spark HD is the academic training station operated 100% by students. The station’s format is primarily Christian Pop and Hip Hop, but also includes sports and highlights student podcasts.

WONU/Chicago (Shine.FM) launched Spark 98.7 HD3 on December 1st, 2016. 


WRDR/WJUX Old Bridge, NJ (The Bridge Christian Radio) GM Robert Baltodano tells HisAir, “Bridge Bible Talk, which was launched during the Pandemic Saturday nights is now airing LIVE daily at 3p ET. The program has become national as several networks throughout the East Coast and West Coast take the program live. Pastor Lloyd Pulley and I take Bible questions and questions on the Christian life. Listeners call in using the toll free number 888-712-7434 and email: [email protected] We have been blessed seeing how God has expanded our reach during these hard times.”


Salem Media is selling WKAT/Miami (Radio Luz) and the translator at 101.9 FM to Radio Piment Bouk. 


Stuart and Nancy Epperson’s Truth Broadcasting is purchasing Greensboro, NC stations WPET (950) and gospel WEAL (1510) from Entercom for $400,000.


Milestones:
Louis Grant (at left) celebrates 50 years of service at Blue Ridge Broadcasting WMIT (The Light FM) Louis spent decades as The Light FM’s overnight host and is also a local pastor and greatly-loved Christian influencer in Asheville and the surrounding areas. WMIT Station Manager John Owen says, “Louis, thank you for 50 years of service to the Lord here at The Light FM. It’s a blessing to serve with you every day! Well done!”

 

 

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