Industry News Bits Fri 11-12-21

KJRN/Keene-Fort Worth (88.3 The Journey) hit over 100% of its Sharathon Goal in their recent fall fundraiser.

GM Danae Songy says “First Sharathon for a brand new team in all new positions. I’m feeling God’s blessing over the Journey with all the transition and blunders we’ve made along the way. God is more than good!”

Pictured L-R Jerry Woods, Danae, and Mike Agee on the air. 


Killer Bee Marketing doesn’t want you to be too Grinch this year. Come out of your cave and join Killer Bee for a live webinar on Friday, December 3rd at NOON (EST) where their team will share some more KILLER Christmas ideas your radio station can use on digital. And bring your lunch because they’ll also talking about planning for digital in 2022. This will be an event filled with good cheer and laughter. It’s Killer Bee Marketing’s gift to all of their friends in Christian radio.

Thank you for what you do. Register today at HERE.


WGTS/Wash DC has received two of radio’s highest broadcast honors this week. As reported on HisAir 11-10-21, In a virtual ceremony on Wednesday the NAB gave awards to the best stations across the country. In August, the NAB narrowed the list down to the top five nominees in each category. WGTS received awards for “Religious Station of the Year,” as well as “Radio Podcast of the Year” for the podcast “We Need to Talk,” hosted by Claude Jennings and Jerry Woods. The podcast addresses issues of race in America and emphasizes bringing people from different backgrounds together.

“WGTS 91.9 has gone through a lot of changes in the last decade. However, one thing that hasn’t changed is the dedication to making our community a better place to live by both the staff and the listening family,” said WGTS president and general manager Kevin Krueger. “During the pandemic, WGTS served as a conduit to bring people together, even if it was virtually.  We recognize that God has blessed us, and many stations like ours, to have a platform to encourage people during challenging times.  It’s an honor to do that every day.”

Pictured below the WGTS staff cheers during the pre-show celebration.


Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist and songwriter Sarah Reeves lights up Christmas with the official release of her eight-track holiday album, More The Merrier, available now—listen HERE. In addition to the all-new seasonal set, an original holiday special also premieres exclusively on Facebook Live tonight, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. CST. More The Merrier: A Sarah Reeves Christmas Special serves up a 15-minute visual companion for the record as Reeves, clad in festive attire, performs in a series of classic holiday vignettes. Backed by rich brass and string sections, she brings selections from her latest holiday album to life with a hint of sparkle and a dash of old-world glamour. Watch the Facebook Live premiere HERE.


Milestones:
Keith Stevens celebrates11 years at KTIS/Minneapolis
Brent Anderson celebrates 26 at KNLR-HD/Bend, OR 

Prayer List:
Karl Clauson (wife) 


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