Industry News Bits 4-1-19
At KCBI/Dallas effective Monday April 8 midday personality Lauree Austin will move to afternoons from 3p-7p. KCBI PD Joel Burke says, “In 18 months Lauree has connected with our listeners in an authentic and powerful way both on-air and through social media! I’m confident that will continue to happen in the months to come! Now, the search is on for a new full-time personality for mid-days!”
Salem Radio Network (SRN) has extended its agreement with radio host Mike Gallagher through 2023. Gallagher has been with Salem for over twenty years and his program, The Mike Gallagher Show, is the network’s highest-rated show. Gallagher is one of Talkers Magazine’s top 10 most important radio shows in America with over 7 million weekly listeners, and his program is carried by over 400 affiliates.
Moody Radio’s new daily 26-minute teaching program with Dr. Mark Jobe, the 10th president of Moody Bible Institute launched Monday, March 25 with a new name, Bold Steps with Dr. Mark Jobe.
Having accomplished the series of radiation treatments for recurrence of cancer, Joni Eareckson Tada has been challenged in the weeks following with significant pain issues including most recently, difficulty with breathing. With escalation of that concern, and the corollary inability to get the sleep needed for recovery, she has been hospitalized for observation and medical oversight.
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