Industry News Bits 10-9-20
KGGN/Hemet, CA (The Vine) has named Chris Thompson as its new General Manager. Chris was previously a pastor from nearby Perris, CA.
Suzanne Lynn joins KJNW/Kansas City (Life 88.5) for weekend on air work.
KTIS/Minneapolis Director of Audience Engagement Marianne Milano checks in with HisAir. Marianne says, “2020 is the year of yard signs; they are canvassing neighborhoods everywhere. With so much division in our country 98.5 KTIS is spreading hope and unity on the air, on our digital platforms and on the streets, most recently, with yard signs. Before the elections, listeners will be able to pick up a sign at a nearby location or at one of two drive-in concerts with for King & Country. This is the perfect opportunity to invite neighbors to recharge their hope with the love of Jesus through music and messages at 98.5 KTIS. “When I lost my dad several years ago your station was the lifeline that I needed to get me through that time and your PrayerWorks community was an absolute blessing. I have my morning alarm set to KTIS as I can’t imagine a better way to start my day.” – Todd.
WayFM celebrates 33 years on the air this month. It was 33 years ago that Bob and Felice Augsburg launched the first WayFM station in Florida. For a look at the history of the media ministry go HERE.
Five-time Grammy nominee Matthew West wins the ASCAP Christian Songwriter of the Year award for the third time. He previously won the award in 2014 and 2017 and was named ASCAP Christian Songwriter-Artist of the Year in 2013, 2015 and 2016. West also wins ASCAP Christian Music Song of the Year for “Nobody” marking the fifth time he has received the honor.
“There are powerful forces working against you each and every day. And without His power IN you, you don’t stand a chance.” Read more about how you need God’s power from Dunham+Company CEO Rick Dunham HERE.
Mike Murray celebrates 18 years at GSF Media
Shawn Troland GM 6 years at WGLY Essex Junction, VT
Bruce Matthews 13 years at WGRC/Lewisburg, PA
Caryn Cruise Sweat
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