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Industry News Bits 9-30-20

KLTY/Dallas was number ONE in the Sept 2020 Nielsen PPM report released yesterday. KLTY registered a 6.8 AQH persons 6+.

KLTY PD Mike Prendergast told HisAir, “We continue to be blown away by God’s goodness! I am so proud of my amazing team and we will continue to enjoy the ride! We offer what people need right now, hope and light in an otherwise dark world. Take that 2020!”

See all the Day numbers HERE. Day 2 expected later today including Tampa, Wash DC & more. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company on HisAir.

WRVL Lynchburg (The Journey) wrapped up their Partner Invitation fundraiser early finishing at 108% of the goal at 9am on Friday (9/25).

Program Director Kenny Robinson said “listeners began giving first thing Tuesday morning and didn’t let up.  It was a tremendous response.  Our guests joined us from their homes, our phone operators were in a different building. A big thanks to our tech team for getting things set up and troubleshooting any issues.”

The Journey decided not to do a fundraiser in the spring due to Covid-19.  General Manager Mike Weston said “We’ve had a lot of very positive feedback about the decision to not do a typical Partner Event fundraiser in April or even during the Summer. It was difficult choice at the time, but I believe it was the right one, considering how so many of our listeners were hurting financially due the pandemic”.

The 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards, due to the many pandemic restrictions, and for the safety of all those involved in the awards show this year, will not be doing a press room, a virtual press room, or the ever red carpet. However, the GMA will put together a very SPECIAL awards show featuring many of this year’s amazing nominees and special guests.

The Pre-Telecast will be broadcasted on the Dove Awards Facebook Page (streamed via Facebook Premiere) on Thursday, October 29th at 8 pm Eastern/7 pm Central, the evening prior to the TBN broadcast. The show will be hosted by artists Ellie Holcomb and Terrian.

The GMA Dove Awards will be presented Friday, October 30th at 8 PM/7 PM CST on TBN.

As far as the Media most of the artists will be available for interviews prior to the telecast. If you are interested in conducting any interviews, please contact the respective artist’s PR rep.

Prayer List:
Lynda Stringer
Brian McIntyre

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