Industry News Bits 4-24-20
WAY FM/Huntsville (88.1 & 89.5) recently joined forces with other local radio and TV stations to encourage listeners to “Light it Up!” This event was a park and pray, social distancing event created to promote unity and support for local health care workers taking place on both Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday from 7pm-8pm. Listeners surrounded the campuses of Huntsville Hospital, Madison Hospital and the Crestwood Medical Center in conjunction with a prayer and worship service.
“Our listeners value and support our local medical workers in these stressful times,” said General Manager Thom Ewing, “They showed up by the hundreds in their cars and made this a very special event.”
Check out the video HERE.
Praise Live just climbed over 400,000 followers on Facebook – the second most of any Christian music radio station. COO Tim McDermott tells His Air, “Props to our Social Media Team lead by Matt Brown, Kelsi Malone, Jon Groves, and Roger Cole who have worked hard to see more lives impacted through social media. While PraiseLive continues to have a large FM audience in Africa with our 21FM affiliates there, what excites me the most, is that most of our recent growth have been listeners in the US.”
KNEO/Neosho, MO (91.7 FM) was recently named the winner of the Missouri Broadcasters Association Public Affairs Program of the Year award for small market stations in Missouri. The winning program is called “This Week In Crowder College” and is a weekly interview program with different faculty, staff, students and alumni of Crowder College. ,
Not Christian Radio but we thought you’d find it interesting. How coronavirus changed the way WTOP/Wash DC (mainstream newstalk) delivered the news. Read the entire story HERE
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