Industry News Bits 12-19-17
WMIT/Asheville (106.9 The Light) listeners pledged enough money on Dec. 5 to provide 71,391 meals to local residents through the station’s “Hope to the Hungry” campaign. For the first time, 106.9 The Light partnered with seven local rescue missions to raise money to feed the local community during this Christmas season.
“106.9 The Light’s goal for ‘Hope to the Hungry’ was to invite listeners to join us in an act of unconditional love for people who are too often overlooked in our communities,” said Jim Kirkland, executive director of Blue Ridge Broadcasting. “During a span of 13 hours, 1,599 individuals took us up on the invitation to provide ‘Hope to the Hungry’. We’re humbled. All credit goes to our Lord and the listeners who answered His prompting upon them to partner.”
Christian radio broadcaster Buddy Tucker has passed away. Tucker was the owner of Gulf Coast stations WMOB/Mobile and WTOF/Bay Minette. Tucker was 90 years old.
Prayer request…. i58:10 Media President David Harms daughter Reagan in hospital with appendicitis.
You might want to check your Christmas music library. The Moneyball Chart this week features the Top 25 Christmas Songs To Stay Away From.
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