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Industry News Bits 9/17/18

Salem announced it was certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Salem Media Group earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys.  “We are proud of the employees working at Salem, and the culture that has been created here,” said Christopher Henderson, Executive Vice President of Human Resources. “Not only are Salem employees the best in the business, but every day they are making a difference in our communities by what they do here at Salem. This certification just confirms what we already know, that Salem is a great place to work!”

WGCA/Quincy, IL is sponsoring the “March for Jesus” Sept. 29 to downtown Quincy. “It’s a great thing, a great time for the community,” said the Rev. Bruce Rice, executive director of WGCA.

The “celebration rally” will include prayer and praise. The march was reintroduced last year after a 17-year sabbatical. Last year’s event drew a turnout of about 1,000, Rice said. This year’s march will be a cooperative organizational effort involving WGCA and the local Christian Ministers Fellowship.

WASHINGTON –FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), postponed the nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) until Oct. 3 due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence.

The WEA portion of the test commences at 2:18 p.m. EDT, and the EAS portion follows at 2:20 p.m. EDT. The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether improvements are needed.

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