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Industry News Bits 2-18-19

Rod Robison has retired from Christian Radio. Rod served 30 years with Family Life Radio and 40 total years in Christian media fundraising.  Rod was VP of Development for many years and most recently was Chief Advancement Officer.

Kurt Wallace’s Worship Indy adds Streets of Gold to the line-up. The program hosted by KLOVES Larry Wayne features CCM pioneers like Keith Green, 2nd Chapter of Acts, Sweet Comfort Band, Rich Mullins, Imperials and more. The show airs Saturday and Sundays at 6pm (EST) on Worship Indy.

KTIS/Minneapolis PD Keith Stevens is featured in a report by WCN 24/7, the Westminster College network. Stevens was a 1988 Westminster College grad, and recently returned to campus as the 2019 Christy Lecturer and visited classes, meet current students, and reconnected with faculty and staff. Check out the feature here. 

The Christian Radio & Records industry is still buzzing on the $103.5 mil deal of EMF acquiring 6 stations from Cumulus last week. Goldsmith Media Group CEO Paul Goldsmith recommends individual station operators: get hungry, stay humble, and innovate. don’t miss Paul’s “KLOVE Means Never Having To Say You’re Sorry”. Go here to read.

January PPM numbers are due to start release tomorrow. We’ll see Nielsen Audio results from subscribing stations in NY, Atlanta, Dallas and more. Christian Radio ratings on HisAir.net are sponsored by ShareMedia Services.

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