Industry News Bits 2-12-20
Since KCMS/Seattle (Spirit 105.3) morning co-host Scott Carty (Scott & Erica) moved to afternoons to host PM drive a few months ago, PD Ty McFarland has been on the hunt for his replacement on the morning show to team with Erica Parkerson. If interested in this position check out the listing HERE.
Another opening that’s been listed for awhile, and we just confirmed is still available, is afternoons at His Radio in Greenville, SC. PD Rob Dempsey says he’s still looking. Check the listing HERE.
Concern is growing over proposed changes from the CRTC (Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission) to the governing of religious broadcasting in Canada. A report cites as an example – limiting the number of licences available, what can or can’t be said and the approach that must be taken to other faiths. Two former CRTC commissioners warn that the report’s vision is radical and far-reaching. Read the story HERE.
After 4 years service as Integrity Music Sr. Manager National Promotions Justin Benner says he has resigned and will take a position as Artist Relations Manager with Food For The Hungry. His last day at Integrity Music is Friday 2/14.
NRB 2020 takes place Feb 25-28 in Nashville. HisAir hopes to see you if you are going this year. Stop by our booth #117. You can get all the info you need on NRB 2020 HERE.
The Honorable William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States, is confirmed to speak Wednesday, February 26, during the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention. Barr is scheduled to speak during the Afternoon Forum that begins at 4 p.m. CT. In addition to the Attorney General, speakers this year include ministry leaders Ravi Zacharias and Andrew Brunson; Hollywood professionals DeVon Franklin, Kevin Sorbo, and Ashley Bratcher; policy experts Jay Sekulow, Gov. Mike Huckabee, and Sen. Marsha Blackburn; radio/podcast hosts Allie Stuckey and Carol Miller Swain; and many more.
January PPM results are due starting Tuesday 2/18. Look for Atlanta, NYC, Chicago and more on Tuesday, then days 2-4 results Wednesday thru Friday. Numbers for all subscribing stations will be posted each day. Nielsen Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by ShareMedia Services on HisAir. Go HERE for most recent results.
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