Industry News Bits 2-2-21
KGGN/Hemet, CA (102.5 The Vine) welcomes Chris Thompson as General Manager. Thompson brings a background in programming, promotions, sales, and traffic/continuity. His previous stops include KOLA Riverside-San Bernardino, K-LOVE/Air1 – Southern California, KUZZ, KLLY, KERN -Bakersfield, KGMN Kingman AZ, and KTPI – Lancaster Palmdale.
In addition KGGN has launched Mary and Josh to mornings, Doug Hanna to middays, and Lisa Barry to afternoons, teaming with CHRISTIAN FM MEDIA GROUP, the parent company of SMARTRADIO SUITE. Local air talent will begin weekend shifts and community events in spring 2021.
The non-commercial station began broadcasting in spring 2018, covering Southwest Riverside County.
Rick Davison of The Joy FM at WVFJ/Atlanta, WMSL/Athens, GA, WWWD/GA retired on Jan 31st. He was at WVFJ since 1990, when it was owned by Provident Broadcasting. WVFJ became part of RTN 10 years ago in Feb of 2011.
Revocation Radio (based in Birmingham) has won the Non-Profit of the Year Award. This award was presented by Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce.
Revocation Radio is owned by TBTA Ministries. Founded in 2007 and awarded non-profit status in 2010, TBTA Ministries now owns 88.1 FM WKRE, 88.5 FM WKUA and 89.7 FM WJHO. Revocation Radio began broadcasting in 2011.
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of KCAM/Glennallen, AK GM Scott Yahr, Please keep his family in prayer during this difficult time.
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