Industry News Bits 4-16-20
KLTY/Dallas scored another #1 (3 in a row) yesterday in the March PPM. KLTY has a 7.0 AQH P6+ topping the number 2 station mainstream KHKS by a full point. Day 2 numbers will be released later today including markets Wash DC, Tampa, St Louis, and more. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company on HisAir. KLTY PD Mike Prendergast told HisAir today, “We continue to be humbled to see God’s favor in the ratings. I am so proud of my team. I would put them up head to head against any other talent, I believe they’re the best in the business. We will continue to be a beacon of hope, encouragement and inspiration in a community that needs it badly.”
KFSH/Los Angeles (95.9 The Fish) has entered into an agreement to air Keep the Faith with Penny weeknights 7:00pm to Midnight. Keep the Faith with Penny currently airs on 127 radio stations coast to coast and is syndicated by Salem Media Group’s Salem Music Network.
KFSH Program Director, Scott Valentine says, “The Fish LA team is really glad to have Penny on the station. She has a dynamic show and is relatable. She does incredibly well in other markets and we want some of that!”
Salem Music Network General Manager Kevin Anderson added, “The Fish LA has been a leader in our industry for decades. Making the choice to add Keep the Faith with Penny, a proven ratings leader, to The Fish LA on-air line up proves why. We are grateful to their team and excited for Penny.”
Tornadoes ripped through the Tennessee Valley Easter Sunday evening into Monday morning including a devastating EF3 tornado in Chattanooga, TN. WMBW/Chattanooga (88.9 Moody Radio) is serving as a conduit for local listeners to connect with local churches and command centers to donate their time, efforts, supplies, and money to be the hands of feet of Jesus in the community. Moody Radio is also partnering with the Chattanooga House of Prayer in harmony with numerous local churches and ministries to host a day of prayer on Friday. WMBW station manager Brent Manion says the station is asking listeners to join them in prayer victims.
Jack Reeves from Streets of Gold checks in with HisAir to announce Bryan Duncan (at left) as host for this weekend program. It’s a first for Streets of Gold, a weekly 2 hour syndicated program featuring Christian Classics. This weekend’s theme is “Names” and will feature a couple of Bryan’s songs with Sweet Comfort Band “Valerie” and “Isabel”.
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