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Industry News Bits 6-19-20

Jodie Stevens announces she is exiting the morning show at KKFS/Sacramento (103.9 The Fish) after 17 years. Jodie says her and her husband will be relocating to Reno. 

Former EMF  VP/Radio Randy Chase has been named Summit SVP/Programming and PD for Country WCYQ/Knoxville. Chase exited EMF in March after 7 years with the organization.  Prior to joining K-LOVE and Air1 Radio, Randy served as Director of Country Programming for Cox Media Group. He served on the Country Music Association Board of Directors and was named a top country programmer by Country Aircheck and Radio Ink in 2012. Randy will relocate to Knoxville. 

At WPOZ/Orlando (Z88.3) Carol Ellingson is now on the midday show 10a-2p. Cindy Simmons has exited the station. 

Salem Radio Network’s twin 24/7 news services—SRN News and TOWNHALL News—will provide full, comprehensive  coverage of President Donald J. Trump’s first “MAGA Rally” since the outbreak of the Wuhan Virus tomorrow, Saturday June 20th. SRN’s White House correspondent Greg Clugston will be aboard Air Force One accompanying the President, and will provide “advancers” beginning early tomorrow and he will file reports from Tulsa’s BOK Center during and following the Trump rally…which generated over 1-million requests for tickets.

KLRC/Fayetteville reached 110% of goal in its Spring Fundraiser this week. Check out the audio flashback HERE.

Gospel Radio Favorites welcomes new affiliate stations and 2 online stations. New affiliates are part of the Joy Christian Radio Network based in Quitman, MS.
98.9-FM, Eastern Pine Belt, Mississippi (Meridian / Laurel / Quitman)
92.5-FM, Mountain Grove, Missouri
98.1-FM, Cabool, Missouri
88.3-FM, Jasper, Georgia
90.7-FM, Louisville, MS

TWR Europe and national partner Radio Encuentro of Spain recently launched a video podcast called This Is Real Talk! aimed at speaking into the lives of secular millennials.

Each episode consists of an interview with a prominent young Christian as the guest and host address life’s most important questions. Visit the TWR website to read more about This Is Real Talk!

Congratulations to KSBJ/Houston morning co-host Carder Price and his wife Kelsey on the birth of their new baby boy.

Prayer List:
Don Burns

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