Industry News Bits 12-14-20

There’s a new Christian station on the air in Alaska. KABN/Kenai (AM 960) is a brand new license and apparently was not only built recently, but also sold to the same people who own a LPTV and non comm FMs in Anchorage. KABN is running Moody Radio’s Praise & Worship Christmas music programming. 

As first reported on HisAir (11-23-20) KNWS/Waterloo (Life 101.9) Production Director/On-Air Host Logan Roush (at left) will be joining sister Northwestern Media station KNWI/Des Moines (Life 107.1) as Afternoon Drive Host/Creative Services Director. 

Logan says “God has faithfully brought me from one chapter of life to the next. I am beyond delighted to be coming to Des Moines! I can’t wait to see what He holds in store and how I will be able to share His message of hope (and laughter) with central Iowa.”

Life 107.1 station manager Bruce Barrows is looking forward to having Logan join the team. “His enthusiasm, personality, skills, and passion for Christ will serve central Iowa, and the Life 107.1 team very well.”

KNWS needs a replacement for Logan. Check HERE if interested.


Former KFMK/Austin (Spirit 105.9) Marketing & Promotions Director Lisa Keil along with former KFMK GM Mel Jones, Alysa Braswell, and Chris Maynard has launched ELEVATE512 a new Promotions and Event Company based in Austin. Lisa says, “ELEVATE512 exists to promote and partner with the Local Church and Community along with Artists, Managers and Promoters to serve Central Texas. 

The purpose behind the mission for ELEVATE512 comes from Deuteronomy 26:19, which says ‘God will elevate us far above all the nations that he has made. Then we will live to the praise, fame, and glory of God. “Our desire has always been to know God and make his name known. We believe He has called us for a higher purpose and we feel so blessed that He has entrusted us with this gift.” To find out more about ELEVATE512 you can follow on Facebook and Instagram, you can also visit wwww.ELEVATE512.com


The NAB Crystal Radio Awards honor 10 NAB member radio stations for excellence in year-round community service. Entries will be accepted January 1-31, 2021. Find our more about the entry process here. A complete list of the 2020 NAB Crystal Radio Award winners can be found here.


Milestones:
Anthony Barkhuizen 19 years at TWR
Maryrose Zeilan 4 years at KLTY/Dallas

Prayer List:
John Owens
Cari Kates


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