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Industry News Bits Tue 7-6-21

KJRN/Keene, TX (88.3 The Journey) PD/mornings Danae Songy has been promoted to GM. Full story HERE.

Killer Bee Marketing welcomes new members to the team. Full story HERE.


Will Salem Radio Network talk host Larry Elder enter the California Gubernatorial recall race? Elder will answet that question next week.  Elder has been a vocal critic of Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom, saying that everything the incumbent state leader has done lately is “to avoid a recall.”


Professional Members of the GMA will soon be invited to vote in the first round ballot for the 52nd Annual GMA Dove Awards. This round of voting will determine the nominees.

To be eligible to vote, they must be an active Professional Member by Friday, July 9.

July 9: Membership deadline to be eligible to vote in first round ballot
July 13 – 20: Voting period for first round ballot to determine nominees
August 11: Nominee Announcement
August 13: Membership deadline to be eligible to vote in second round ballot
August 19 – 26: Voting period for second round ballot to determine winners


This week on The Singing News Top 20 Weekly Countdown, guest artists include Dean Hickman of The Guardians, Chris Allman of Greater Vision,

Chris Taylor of The Taylors, Karen Peck Gooch of Karen Peck & New River, Amber Eppinette Saunders of 11th Hour and Loren Harris of The Kingdom Heirs.  Also, the SGMA names the second member of the Hall of Fame Class of 2021 and a look at The Singing News Fan Awards, PLUS classic #1 songs from July 1985 from Gold City and July 2004 from The Perrys.


HisAir is saddened to report the passing of inspirational gospel radio founder Margaret Elcock. Elcock founded Trinidad and Tobago Christian radio station Isaac 98.1 FM. She passed on July 4.

In a release the association said, “We honour her memory as she envisioned and established, in 2002, the first 24-hour gospel station in TT. Led by the desire to do much more than host one radio programme (Sounds Glorious on 95.1 FM), she brought into being Isaac 98.1 FM the Promise.


The GMA Membership Community in regularly lifting up our industry, nation and world.  GMA Member and Manager Dave Steunebrink hosts these weekly online Zoom gatherings.

Thursday, July 8th
11 AM–12 PM CST

Thursday, July 15th
11 AM–12 PM CST

Thursday, July 22nd
11 AM–12 PM CST

Thursday, July 29th
11 AM–12 PM CST

Meeting ID: 898 5343 0401 
Password: 662950


Milestones:
Dan Shelton celebrates 10 years at WCTL/Erie
Stephen Baker 6 years at The Joy FM/Tampa
Dick Whitworth 1 year at WAKW/Cincinnati
Dave Bruno 6 years at Kingdom Bound

Prayer List:
Lauren Banik


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