Industry News Bits Fri 10-1-21

WNZR/Mount Vernon, OH (90.9 FM), a broadcast ministry of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, is preparing to celebrate its 35th anniversary. Full story HERE.


River Radio Ministries, the parent company of WCVO/Columbus (104.9 The River), announces President and CEO Dan Baughman will be handing the baton off to Bill Montgomery. Full story HERE.


Radio Training Network has filed to purchase WTID/Graceville, FL. (6kw @ 101.7) from GFR, Inc for 250K.

WTID is the 4th station to be purchased by RTN in Florida this year, it will simulcast WIZB/Dothan and will be part of The Joy FM/Alabama. The contour has good coverage in south Dothan which will complement the WIZB signal which is on a stick north of Dothan.


WWIL/Wilmington (Life 90.5) hits 108% of its goal in the Fall Fundraiser. Carolina Christian Radio CEO/Pres Matt Wall told HisAir, “The decision was made to reduce Fall Fundraiser from the traditional 4 days and a half day on Friday to 3 days (Tuesday – Thursday) and to keep the goal the same. The entire staff worked hard weeks before to prepare and God touched listeners with the stories of hope, and with the help of Vidare Creative coaching and a week long Kickstarter Campaign prior to Fall Fundraiser, Life 90.5 hit the goal and beyond. 108%!”


Starting next Monday Sam Jones returns to the air at The LifeFM Network/South Carolina. Sam is technical director at The LifeFM and used to do the afternoon drive, but stepped away when he had back surgery back on March 1st. He will be heard middays from 10 AM till 2 PM.


Finney Media is holding a FREE webinar on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 12 p.m. CT/1 p.m. ET.  This FREE, 30-minute online event will give you deeper insight into who is your listener. 

Register HERE.


KPDQ/Portland announcer Clarke Hylton is exiting after 13 years with Salem Media Group Portland.


Remember these stations having fundraisers this week.. The Word Network.. WWIL/Wilmington.. KSGN/Riverside.. WNCP/Madison.. WCQR/Gray.. The Light FM/Charlotte.. KGBI/Omaha.. Family Radio.. KNWS/Waterloo.. WPOZ/Orlando.. WGTS/Wash DC.. RadioU/Columbus.. Sound of Life/Lake Katrine, NY 


Milestones:
Donna Del Sesto 23 years at IHS Promotions
Bob Shaw at KWVE/Santa Ana, CA
Cori Casady 19 years with Christian Broadcasting, Inc/Anchorage


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