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Industry News Bits Fri 8-6-21

Congratulations to KLRC/Fayetteville PD and staff as the station ranked #1 12+ with a 9.4 share AQH (Nielsen Spring 21’ Ratings)


HisAir asks you to please remember to pray for Free North Korea Radio and its ministry. May God continue to speak the Truth to the people of North Korea through the radio programs and dismantle the oppressive regime in North Korea. In order to serve the underground Christians in North Korea and bring the Good News to the East Asian country, the Seoul-based Free North Korea Radio (FNKR) provides the message of hope daily. Currently, FNKR broadcasts two hours every day seeking to enlighten the people of North Korea.

FNKR devotes 30 mins of each broadcast to gospel programs in the morning and the afternoon to spread God’s love and grace amongst the people of North Korea. The content of the programs include Bible reading, sermon from a South Korean pastor, Christian radio drama featured North Korean defectors, reading of “Tortured for Christ” written by Richard Wurmbrand, and popular gospel songs translated into Korean.


KEEH/Spokane (Shine 104.9) presents their Summer Listener Appreciation Concert – August 20th! The concert will feature the band Unspoken.


48 Hours of Impact is underway this week on Moody Radio. The funds raise will cover the tuition costs of students at The Moody Bible Institute in Chicago.


This weekend on The Singing News Top 20 Weekly Countdown, guest artists include Jordan LeFevre of The LeFevre Quartet, Samuel Lore of The Lore Family, Rodney Griffin of Greater Vision, Joseph Habedank, a comparison of The Guardians current hit to the classic version by Jerry & The Singing Goffs, plus classic #1 songs from August 1976 by The Blackwood Brothers Quartet and August 2017 by The Hyssongs.


This week on The RockDown Show with Dustin Tatro this week’s Artist Spotlight on  Nine Lashes shares their story and their new single, “Dear Self.” The show has just been added at KPSM/Brownwood, Texas, WBWV/West Virginia, CIXN/New Brunswick, Canada, EFM Radio/Namibia, Africa, and around two dozen online ministries.  


After a year and a half of quarantine life, no events, and no people, WCQR/Kingsport was ready for the Summer of 2021 to have some fun! WCQR Listener Engagement Director Amanda Hollifield tells HisAir, “What better way than with ole’ fashioned push-up fruit popsicles? You know, the kind you cut the top…. or tear with your teeth! Our team visited four local parks during the month of July for our free Popsicles in the Park program. We kept it simple…popsicles, promo swag, and pup treats! Sometimes it can be overwhelming to start a conversation with strangers and speak about Jesus. A cold popsicle on a hot summer day proved to be a great “ice” breaker. We were so excited to get out into the community, fellowship with our listeners, meet new people, and share the love of Jesus with popsicles (and puppuccinos)!”

Pictured WCQR Morning show hosts Rhonda and Adam at Warriors’ Path State Park handing out popsicles!

 


Curb Word artists for KING & COUNTRY debuted their brand new single “Relate,” to the world with a live appearance on the nationally syndicated morning talk show Fox & Friends today. This news follows the announcement of for KING & COUNTRY’s first arena tour in two years with RELATE | The 2021 Fall Tour.


A new study from the team at analytics platform Vibrate suggests that while streaming creates hype, radio is still better at driving long-term engagement. Read story HERE.


Milestones:
Glenn Goodwin
1 year at The Family Radio Network

Cassie Conley 3 years at Spirit FM/VA/WV/NC


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