Industry News Bits 6-21-17
WOWB/Jay, FL (WOW Radio) expands its reach in the Pensacola market. WOW is now heard on Easy Media’s 1450 WBSR/101.1 W266AL Pensacola. Owner Agape Educational Media plans to purchase the stations.
WLGH/Lansing (Smile FM) has hired Josh Strickland to join the morning show with Jenn & Brian. Josh was previously with mainstream top 40 WJIM/Lansing. Strickland starts July 5th. WLGH PD Jenn Czelada told HisAir.Net, “We are very excited to have Josh Strickland join us at Smile FM. We are looking forward to his expertise on the air and with programming and research.”
The 2017 BMI Christian Awards. The ceremony was held at the Nashville offices of Broadcast Music Incorporated. The worldwide performing rights organization collects royalties for songwriters in all genres.
The Song of the Year winner was the Chris Tomlin single “Good Good Father,” written by Tony Brown and published by Capitol CMG Paragon and Common Hymnal Digital.
Complete list of winners here.
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