BITS: KVNE/KGLY/Tyler has hired David Brock as Production Director and On-Air Host. David’s responsibilities include oversight of Production for both stations and hosting mornings on 91.3 KGLY. KVNE/KGLY’s Troy Kriechbaum said, “David brings a wealth of talent, heart for local radio and a passion for Jesus Christ. We are thrilled to have him on the team.” … CURE International is offering “Adore: A Christmas Radio Special with Chris Tomlin” free to Christian radio. The program is 2-hours in length and hosted by Brant Hansen, with Chris Tomlin sharing some of his favorite Christmas traditions and memories as well as the stories behind each of the songs on Chris’ new Christmas album Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship. To secure the radio special for your market, contact Paul Tipton at Christian FM at [email protected]… “Life Issues” with Brad Mattes, President of Life Issues Institute, has been awarded the National Religious Broadcasters Radio Impact Award for 2016, to be presented at in February in Nashville. The Radio Impact Award is presented annually to “a person or organization that has illustrated over time a consistent and unique impact within the Christian radio industry, and to the body of Christ as a whole.” Upon receiving the announcement of the award, Brad Mattes said: “The award is special to me because it comes from my peers in broadcasting, and from an organization I greatly respect.” “Life Issues” with Brad Mattes is represented by Ambassador Advertising Agency in Irvine, CA.