Industry News Bits Fri 9-17-21

KTIS/Minneapolis on-air personality Pam Lundell is being inducted into the Minnesota Broadcasters Hall of Fame. Pam is a veteran of Twin Cities broadcasting with over 30 years of experience on radio and television. Pam has been with KTIS since 2005. She continues to be a highly sought-after voiceover artist, and has found a special calling ministering to other widows.  

“I’ve spent my entire career in Twin Cities radio” says Pam, “and almost 16 years ago God brought me to 98.5 KTIS where the miracles have never stopped! I am humbled and I am blessed. As I always say, ‘I hope I never cease to be amazed at what God is doing’.” 

98.5 KTIS is a part of the Northwestern Media network of  University of Northwestern – St. Paul. Northwestern Media operates 21 stations in 13 markets across 10 states. Their radio signals reach more than 1.25 million listeners each week.


Moody Radio has started its search for a new VP of Radio. After 40 years of service, vice president of Moody Radio, Doug Hastings, will retire in February 2022.

“While I am incredibly sad to see Doug go and will miss his leadership and presence, all of us at Moody are deeply grateful for his incredible legacy and impact,” said Mark Wagner, chief operating officer at Moody Bible Institute. “Doug has not only been a valued member of the Moody Radio family all these years, but he is a proud alum of Moody Bible Institute and has represented us extremely well. Everyone at Moody joins me in praying for Doug as he enters this new season of life and ministry.”

Check out the Moody Radio VP listing HERE.


This week on the Singing News Top 20 Weekly Countdown guest artists include High Road, Keith Erwin of The Erwins, Ernie Haase of Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Terah Penhollow of The Crabb Family, Brian Free of Brian Free & Assurance plus classic #1 songs from Eighth Day from September 2011 and The Gaither Vocal Band from September 1997.


Remember stations with ongoing fundraisers this week.. Family Life Radio/Tucson – Faith Radio/St Paul – KBNJ/Corpus Christi.  


Christian Family Radio/Bowling Green has been nominated for best local radio station by BG Daily News’ Best of Bowling Green.


Elevation Worship’s single ‘Rattle!’, released April 15, hits No. 1 on the Billboard charts this week.

Charlotte based Elevation Worship has the most nominations for this years GMA Dove Awards. Many of the nominations are based on their single ‘Graves into Gardens’ which hit No. 1 on the charts earlier this year.


Curb | Word Entertainment srtists We Are Messengers continues to preview its upcoming third full-length studio album, Wholehearted, with the release of “Friend Of Sinners,” available today (9/17). Listen to the track (releasing Oct. 15, 2021) HERE.


Milestones:
James Sanders celebrates 42 years at Ambassador
KeepTheFaith celebrates 11 years on the air


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