Industry News Bits 7-26-17
An all-star lineup of guest hosts filling in this week for vacationing midday host, Doug Griffin (left), on Salem’s Today’s Christian Music Network and WFFH/Nashville (94 FM the Fish).
From July 24-27 guest hosts will include comedian Chonda Pierce, singer Colton Dixon with wife Annie, singer Jason Roy of Building 429 with daughter Haven, and artist Brandon heath with wife Siebe. The shows will air each day from 10am to 2pm central and can be heard at www.TodaysChristianMusic.com
Listeners will be treated to fun topics and content from artists and their families along with personalities that have been contributing to the Christian music and entertainment genre for years.
First Ballot voting is underway for the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. The deadline for GMA members to vote in the 1st round is Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 5pm CT.
EMF is purchasing W235BB/Hauppague, NY and W283BA/Selden, NY for 250k from Holding Out Hope Church. The 2 translators will be the home of KLOVE. Hope Radio operates WLIR/Hampton Bays. In addition EMF grabs WCAD/San Juan, P (105.7) for $2.9mil.
WRXT/Roanoke (Spirit FM) teamed up with Ministry Impact Partner, God’s Pit Crew, for it’s annual Blessing Bucket Drive. Four tractor trailers were filled with supplies and $20,000.00 collected. The buckets will be sent to those affected by natural disaster.
Pictured at left: Spirit FM vehicle with the first trailer of supplies at the Kroger collection site in Forest, VA.
Check out this weeks Moneyball Chart on HisAir.Net and this weeks Songs on the Move. Click here. Plus you’ll want to read Rob Wagmans accompanying guest article “MOMENTUM, MONEYBALL & THE MUSIC CYCLE”. Go here to read.
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