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Industry News Bits 8-24-16

news-iconWLUJ/Springfield, IL OM Joey Krol is leaving to pastor a church. He’s been with the station 3 years. WLUJ Network Director John McBride is searching for a replacement, see the job listing here.

The GMA Dove Awards announces a new award stations can get listeners involved with. The “Dove Cares Award” will honor those that amplify love in their community. Go here for details from the GMA.

Cari Kates joins CMB in the newly-created position of Manager of Strategic Partnerships and Education. Cari most recently was with K-LOVE and Air1. Cari says, “Christian music means so much to me because my own life was changed by it. That’s what drives my passion to be part of an organization that is committed to growing our format. I’m so excited to join this team and get started!”

From Wiley On Media: On Friday, the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau issued a Public Notice reminding EAS Participants of mandatory filing deadlines related to an up-coming nationwide EAS test.  Specifically, EAS Participants must register with the EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS) and file Form One on or before August 26, 2016.  EAS Participants have until September 26, 2016 to edit their Form One filings. Two other forms – the aptly named “Form Two” and “Form Three” – are due on September 28, 2016 and November 14, 2016, respectively.  EAS Participants may register for the ETRS system and file Form One here.

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