Industry News Bits 4-24-16
Josh Uecker has been promoted to senior content manager/producer of Keep The Faith Radio. Josh will work directly with the executive producers in developing pre-produced content. Says Keep The Faith executive producer John Frost, “I have worked with Josh for over ten years at several stations and well as having him involved with the imaging at many of the stations I help with their programming. He’s a very talented writer and producer, and is a vital member of the Keep The Faith production team.”
CharityOne (producer of Keep The Faith) Executive Director David Sams states, “Keep The Faith is now on over 50 hours a week in major markets around the nation. Stations are asking for more and more premium content from us. Josh is a master producer. He is a wonder architect at the art of storytelling. We are pleased to have him on our team in this new, important position as we feed this amazing appetite that our industry’s top Christian stations have for stellar content.”
KNWC/Sioux Falls (Life 96.5) invited listeners to help equip the Sioux Falls Public School social workers by donating gift cards they could use to meet pressing needs immediately in the lives of the students they oversee. Over $100 worth of cards were donated at the Rend Collective Concert on March 4th. The following week, several hundred dollars’ worth of gift cards were brought in to the KNWC studios and handed off to Third Day’s Mac Powell and the guys. And that evening, March 11, listeners really came through, bringing up the total to nearly $1,300! By March 31, over $2,000 in gift cards had been collected at the Instructional Planning Center!
Moody Radio is offering One Cry: A Nationwide Call for Spiritual Awakening. The fifth annual OneCry live broadcast will take place on the National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 5 from 7-8:59 p.m. CDT.
Dita Holifield has been appointed General Manager for Salem Media Group’s Stations in Hawaii. Dita has been with Salem Honolulu for the past 10 years. She started as on-air talent for Salem’s Country station and was an Account Executive. For the past four and half years she has served as Director of Sales for the Hawaii stations.
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