Industry News Bits 3-30-20
Christian Studer joins WCQR/Kingsport for afternoons.
Radio Training Network stations KWND/Springfield (The Wind) and KWFC/Springfield announce the hiring of Joe Rios to the weekday morning traffic and weather desk. Joe has nearly 24 years of radio experience in the Springfield area. He spent the past ten years in the news department with KTTS/KSGF.
WAFJ/Augusta asking all to pray for medical workers in the area who are on the front lines. On Wednesday, April 1st at 8:30 PM, the public is invited to designated parking lots in Downtown Augusta’s medical district. Participants will stay in their cars as a means to practice social distancing, turn on flashers, and turn on (88.3) WAFJ for a time of prayer and worship.
Dunham+Company President Rick Dunham share a summary on the stimulus bill from Washington D.C. advocacy firm Urban Swirski & Associates. The summary addresses the complex $2 trillion stimulus bill (it’s over 800 pages), and can help you better understand the implications of this legislation for you and your organization.
Check the report HERE.
Salem Media Group will a hold “virtual” 2020 annual meeting of stockholders on May 6th. No attendance in person.
WJCR/Upton, KY GM Don Powell is featured in a story in the local publication The News-Enterprise. Upton says during this time (and always),”We’re just trying to be a beacon of light, like encouragement, to the folks that tune in and listen.” Read the story HERE. WJCR 90.1 FM is Kentucky’s only 100,000 watt Christian radio station, reaching 32 counties throughout central Kentucky and parts of four other states.
More local TV coverage for KSBJ/Houston and the “A Day of Hope” last Thursday. Watch the KPRC TV feature story HERE.
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