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Industry News Bits 7-20-16

news-iconThe GMA announces the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominee Press Conference will be held August 10th at 10am at Shamblin Theater in Nashville.  The GMA Dove Awards is Gospel music’s biggest night of the year, featuring top artists from the many different genres of Gospel and Christian music. The event will be an evening of music and celebration held at Allen Arena on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.

On July 28, Moody Radio will mark 90-years of radio broadcasting from the studios of WMBI/Chicago. On that date in 1926, at precisely seven o’clock a gospel song was broadcast with the words, “I want you to know Him.” That was followed by a powerful message by Dr. James M. Gray, the respected president of Moody Bible Institute. 

KSBJ Educational Foundation has closed on its purchase of KUHA/Houston (91.7) from The University of Houston.

KLOVE is expected to move from KLVH/San Luis Obispo (88.5) to its newly acquired KSLY/San Luis Obispo (96.1) in the next few months. The trasnfer is pending FCC approval.

The latest Nielsen Comparable Metrics Q1 2016 report shows Radio’s reach exceeding TV in three of the four major demos. Get the report here.

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