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Industry News Bits Wed 8-18-21

The NAB announced today that all attendees at the October NAB Show will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

The NAB’s Chris Brown said, “We think this is a positive step in reducing the spread of COVID-19 and will provide further details on implementation as well as other safety measures under consideration.”

Oct 0-13 in Las Vegas.


SmartRadio Suite announces that The Brant Hansen Show has moved to middays on WAWZ/NYC (STAR 99.1). Brenda Price moves to 7 PM – 11 PM.

“We love being part of the STAR team. It’s an honor for us to take part in what Matt Stockman is building!” says Brant Hansen.

The Brant Hansen Show is drawing new listeners to more than 200 stations nationwide. If you would like to see what Brant can bring to your station, email Paul Tipton at paul@smartradiosuite.com


Christian music industry veteran Wisdom Moon, founder and CEO of the multi-faceted agency Marketing with Wisdom, announces the creation of Lula Street Records. The boutique label, designed to help mission-driven artists maximize their potential while retaining full ownership and creative control of their work, will be distributed by Integrity Music.

Lula Street Records launches with six flagship artists: acclaimed worship leader, author and speaker Stephen McWhirter; Hispanic-American worship leader Alisha Quinonez; folk-rockers Dawson Hollow; Hawaii-based singer/songwriter Maria Hilman; and singer/songwriters and worship leaders Todd McVicker and Shaylee Simeone.


On the next edition of the Gospel Greats with Rodney Baucom featured artist will be Ivan Parker with music from his album Feels Like Home. Plus, we’ll have a candid conversation with Kelly Bowling about life, the future of her ministry and The Bowling Sisters.


HisAir is sorry to report radio host Dr Jimmy DeYoung has passed away in Chattanooga from Covvid. His show, “Prophecy Today,” was a 5 minute broadcast airing Monday through Friday covering current events in the light of Bible prophecy. 

In the past Jimmy was the Vice-President and General Manager of WNYM/New York City where he also was the producer and host of a daily talk program.


Milestones:
Matt McNeilly celebrates 5 years at Moody Radio/Chicago
Jim Hoge celebrates 33 years at WPOZ/Orlando
Josh Lauritch 8 years at 55 Promotion
Dan DeBruler 4 years at Grander Vision Media (WCLN)
Denise Pagano 1 year at WPOZ/Orlando


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