Industry News Bits 11-7-16
WRVL/Lynchburg The Journey) morning team, Kenny and Leigh, were voted into second place in the Favorite DJs category in the Best Of Lynchburg Reader’s Poll. The poll is conducted annually by Lynchburg Living magazine. Kenny said “Our morning show is only about 8 months old, and the voting was done over the summer. So we are very excited to come in #2 in the market.” Kenny and Leigh were second only to the heritage mainstream Hot AC station in the market. Voting was held over the summer and will be published in the January edition of Lynchburg Living.
The NRB is asking everyone industry wide to Pray, Prepare, and Vote November 8th, “Few would dispute this year’s presidential election is unlike any other,” noted NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson. “Good evangelical Christians may have different views as to how best to cast their ballot, but every true follower of Christ must understand their duty to vote. Indeed, whatever one thinks about the presidential election options, we cannot lose sight of the many other federal, state, and local offices – as well as important referenda – that are on the ballot this year. Faithful Christians must make their voices heard in all of these matters.”
Launched over 20 years ago, the KSBJ/Houston “Giving Tree” was created to connect families in need with families or individuals who wanted to bless a family, providing Christmas gifts, clothing, toys, and basic needs for people in their community. Whether it’s neighbors, a coworker, or a family at church, we are inviting our listeners to help us bless those with hope and joy this Christmas. And this year, 89.3 KSBJ has partnered with 91.7 NGEN radio in order to reach more people and provide gifts for more families this Christmas. Houston, Texas is the 4th largest city in the U.S and growing. “This year, our hope is to bless 700 families in and around Houston, meeting over 4900 needs.” said Kasey Smith, Senior Marketing Manager. “And the only way to do this is through the contributions of our fellow Houstonians who feel called to give to those in need during this holiday season.”
HisAir.Net is very sad to report the passing of WKXV/Knoxville (Radio AM 900) on air personality Hannah Eimers, who was killed in a car wreck last week.
Hannah’s father, Stephen Eimers, says she was the oldest of nine children and had a servant’s heart. Hosts at WKXV Radio AM 900 are pausing throughout songs, holding moments of silence for their coworker. “Her heart was for one, God, and two the disenfranchised and orphans,” said her father Stephen.“
We just really miss her,” said Ted Lowe, WKXV GM.
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