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Industry News Bits Tue 8-16-22

Nielsen AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid – July 2022

WXOK/Baton Rouge 3.0
WLLV AM/Louisville 0.7
KKND/New Orleans 1.6
WYLD AM/New Orleans 1.2


Remember Fall Sharathons this week.. WCVO/Columbus 


WSMP/Magee, MS (Renew 96.9) has moved into its new facility in the downtown area. The station went on the air in 2015 and is locally owned and started in the office of Church Alive in Magee.

WSMP station manager Jack Robertson tells HisAir, “The station is very plugged into the local community & this puts us in the hub of the downtown happenings. “We love Magee & the surrounding community. We will have a Chamber Ribbon Cutting in the very near future to celebrate this occasion.”


Jon Latzer (Photo: Business Wire)Salem Media Group announced today that it has promoted industry veteran Jon Latzer as Vice President and General Manager of Salem Surround beginning Monday, August 29th. Latzer has spent the last three years at Salem as a Digital Sales Director, three years at Alpha Media in a similar role, and previous roles with CBS Radio and Katz. Latzer will report to Salem Senior Vice President of Broadcast Digital, Jamie Cohen.

“Jon has been an active, hands-on leader in broadcast for years, but his last six years at Salem and Alpha Media prepared him well for the fast-paced digital world,” said Cohen. “In Jon, we have a strong, experienced General Manager, who will help us take Salem Surround to the next level. Jon was ready for the next adventure in his career, and we are extremely fortunate to have him on the team.”


Podcast Movement takes place next week Aug 23-26 in Dallas. The goal of Podcast Movement has been to bring together and educate active and aspiring podcasters, and to grow the podcast community and industry as a whole. For more info go HERE.

If you’re attending let HisAir know, we’d like to see you there.


Milestones:
Whip of Chords with Matt Rhodes celebrates 27 years
CJLF/Barrie, ONT (Life 100.3) celebrates 23 years
LPFM WSRR/Murfreesboro, TN celebrates its 6th anniversary


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