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Industry News Bits 11-26-18

KSBJ/Houston has debuted a new TV spot for the Christmas season… check it out here.


WPOZ/Orlando (Z88.3) President Jim Hoge tells HisAir.Net WMYZ/Clermont, FL, a satellite of WPOZ, has received a construction permit from the FCC to move to The Villages FL and increase power to 35 kW.  When completed in January, this will put a city grade signal from Leesburg to Ocala FL., increasing the Z88.3 city-grade population to 4.47 million people.  Jim says, “the goal is to cover the entire Orlando DMA (TV market.)  This is one of the final pieces. “


KFNW/Fargo (Life 97.9) listeners brought over 224 jars of peanut butter (pictured at left) to the Big Daddy Weave and Brandon Heath concert at First Assembly in Fargo. The peanut butter was donated to the Fargo Emergency Food Pantry. Erin Foltz from the Fargo Emergency Food Pantry said, “The peanut butter that was collected will help feed 224 hungry families in our community.” Peanut butter is a shelf-stable source of protein that food banks love and need. Oftentimes, the amount of peanut butter on the shelves runs out long before the expiration date on the labels.


Coming this Wednesday are the November PPM numbers from Nielsen Audio.  The survey period 6 days from November and 22 from October as Nielsen creates 13 months for the year enabling a “Holiday” book. Wednesday release will include NYC, Atlanta, Chicago and more. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by ShareMedia Services on HisAir.Net.  


HisAir.Net is sorry to report the passing of Steven D. Runck, 62, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in his home. In 1978, Steve joined the staff of KFNW/Fargo and was known throughout the region for his “Davy Duck” impressions and performing in the area radio rallies. In 2008, he became a software support person at Allegiance Software, Fargo, and then for Icon Systems. He later was a bus driver for Metropolitan Area Transit, and in August of 2018, joined Transystems as a semi driver.


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