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Industry News Bits Mon 1-17-22

MLK Day! “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that”. Martin Luther King


Tonga Christian Radio ((3.1) has asked for prayer. “Pray for the Kingdom of Tonga following the massive underwater volcano eruptions. Thankfully, the latest reports that the extent of the damage is not as great as originally feared although the air is toxic and water catchments are becoming polluted with the ash fall-out – so clean water is urgently needed. Shops have been allowed to open between 10am and 2pm today (Sunday).

Watch the video posts from Station Manager Willy Florian (before communications were lost) HERE, on the power of the eruptions and that volcanic stones and ash were falling around the island. Telecommunications and power across Tongatapu (the largest island) have been down for over a day, and it could be weeks before communication is restored. Tonga Christian Radio is in the process of moving to a new Radio Station Building.

Faith Football & Family Feeds People In Steelers Territory. Fair Trade artist Micah Tyler recently talked with WJTL/Lancaster PA MD Nik Curtis Beal at on-line community bandkind.com about a live performance igniting a partnership for Pittsburg, PA.. Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and Micah Tyler’s collaboration is turning signature black & gold tee-shirts into meals for those in need. 

Nik said, “hearing Micah share how this came to be–is an extraordinary testimony.”  Micah Tyler and Ben Roethlisberger continue to partner at thedifferentshirt.com


Submissions are now open for the 2022 CMB Station of the Year Awards and the 2022 CMB Special Awards. 

The CMB Station Of The Year Awards are presented to stations who show outstanding achievement in on-air presentation, community service/kingdom impact and digital media. For more information and eligibility requirements visit go HERE.  

Christian Music Spotlight debuts on WFFC-DB/Lexington, KY on Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm Central/2pm Eastern.

Milestones:
Dave Koch 27 years at Westar Media
Bob Lubell 27 years at WBDX/Chattanooga 
David L’Herroux 15 years at United Christian Broadcasters
Matt Elkins celebrates 25 years at Family Life Radio


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