Industry News Bits Thu 1-20-22

WBCL/Ft Wayne welcomes Kevin Stockmann as Graphic Designer and Social Media Specialist. Kevin is a Ball State grad who brings a fresh blend of design, marketing, and video to station. For three years, he worked at the Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship at Ball State as Creative Director where he was able to utilize his creative skills to serve Jesus in such an important mission field. He led a team of creatives in areas of design and branding. Kevin is a dual German-American citizen, giving him a unique perspective on life and design. If you ever ask him about punk rock or Bono, be prepared to have along, deep afternoon chat and bring some coffee! He loves that.

 


Nashville-based Big Future Music Group’s President Ryan Wesley Smith announces the label has entered into a joint venture with Truss Records, led by Tyrus Morgan effectively immediately.  I AM THEY will be the debut act and first release for the venture.  The group just kicked off their 2022 tour as part of the popular WINTER JAM TOUR SPECTACULAR across the US.  For more information, please visit Big Future Music Group.

Big Future Music Group President Ryan Wesley Smith says, “We are honored and thrilled to bring the talents of I AM THEY into our universe, along with the launch of Truss Records with our dear friend Tyrus Morgan. To have I AM THEY as our debut signing is exciting. Their hearts, professionalism and unbelievable presence is paramount in developing key components of a burgeoning entertainment company. Couple that with a unique and viable message of hope in their well-written songs–this is exactly our mission for Big Future.”


KLGB-LP/Enid, OK (94.3) owner Covenant Life Ministries, Inc. has turned in their license to the FCC.  A message on their Facebook page reads: “94.3 KLGB FM radio station is selling all equipment. We are not keeping the station any longer. If anyone is interested in purchasing all the equipment it takes to run a FM radio station contact us for info. We’re selling all our equipment. All is like new and top of the line.”

In celebration of Black History Month, Moody Radio is offering stations a series of 20, two-minute features designed to air during the month of February.

Treasured Moments in Black History remembers the people and events in America that have shaped history and inspired lives. By looking back and highlighting these moments, you will be inspired, enriched and encouraged in your faith walk to make history for God’s Kingdom.


At 89.9 The Light FM/Melbourne morning hosts Lucy and Kel are back in the studio for “Brekky 6 am – 9am” and Cam Want teams with Jo to launch a brand new Drive show 3pm – 6pm weekdays!

National DJ Day (TODAY Jan 20th) celebrates the work of disc jockeys, originating from the work of Alan Freed. History of NDJ Day HERE.


Milestones:
Dennis Hutchinson celebrates 4 years at WPHN/Gaylord, MI
Olga Kaye 13 years at Spirit Radio/Ireland
Lorenzo Caldara 4 years at Salem Media


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