Industry News Bits 7-11-19
Day 3 June PPM results from Nielsen will be out later today. We’ll have Minneapolis, Phoenix, St Louis and more. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by ShareMedia Services. In case you missed Day 1 numbers from yesterday (highlighted by WFSH/ATL #1 3rd month in a row) go HERE.
Bott Radio Network (BRN) has added a new signal serving Memphis. The Christian Talk Radio network is now available on 93.7 FM as of early this month. BRN station WCRV/Memphis (50kw @ 640 AM) has been serving on the air for 33 years, and is said to be the largest coverage Christian formatted radio station in the nation, reaching into eight states. In 2013 BRN also operates a translator at 100.7 FM serving the south Memphis areas of Germantown and Collierville. The new translator at 97.3 will cover the North Metro.
WNKJ/Hopkinsville (Missionary Radio) General Manager Ken Cummins says he and his fellow board members felt a special calling to also reach out to the ends of the earth, in addition to their local coverage. “At that moment, we all went to our knees in praise and worship,” Cummins wrote in a letter to TWR. “We recognized the strong, gentle voice of the Lord, and we obeyed.” Cummins explains how the FM radio station came to partner with TWR and describes how the Lord’s blessing has flowed in both directions. Check out his letter HERE.
WAWZ Sales/Promotions Manager Michael Tedesco has been nominated for a Radio Wayne Award through Radio Ink Magazine for Sales Manager of the Year. The award will be given out at the RAB Radio Show in Dallas this September.
Melony McKaye 6 years at KJNW/KC (Life 88.5)
Bill Ingram KSBJ/Houston
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