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Industry News Bits 10-30-18

The UK’s Premier Christian Radio and Premier Praise increasing its coverage to 83 per cent of the UK, up from 77 per cent. Four million new listeners can now tune in thanks to the launch of new transmitters across the country. The development by Sound Digital, the national DAB commercial network, means Premier’s reach is expanding to cover parts of East Anglia, the South West, Kent, South Wales and North East Scotland.

WPER/Fredericksburg (Your ‘PER) had the privilege of serving single moms in the Mechanicsville area for the first time by partnering with Lube Tech to host another Single Mom Saturday.  25 moms were given free oil changes, free car wash vouchers and a $25 Shell gift card for a free tank of gas.  

“It is neat to see how Your ‘PER is able to impact families in our community,” said Dwayne Harrison, Director of  Music and Operations for Your ‘PER.  “One little boy got out of his mom’s car and said ‘They’re playing our station!’  He recognized he was among family.”

After check-in, each mom was treated to free food and pumpkins for their kids to paint while they waited for their cars.  The best part of the day was seeing each mom’s reaction when they discovered the red rose and note of encouragement placed on the dashboard when they received back their vehicles.  Pictured at left the kids painted pumpkins while Mom relaxed, .   

Award-winning author, Bible teacher, and recording artist James W. Goll announces the debut of his inspirational new weekly podcast, God Encounters Today with James Goll. The free podcast is available now via the Charisma Podcast Network (CPN), iTunes, Spotify, and GEM Media.

October PPM Day 2 numbers later today. Markets include Baltimore, Minneapolis, and more. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by ShareMedia Services on HisAir.Net.

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