Industry News

Industry News Bits Fri 11-19-21

Remember these stations having fall fundraisers this week.. WJGM/Jacksonville.. WCLQ/Wausau.. WTGN/Lima.. WAWZ/New York..

EMF is purchasing WNPQ/Canton (The Light 95.9) from Tuscarawas Broadcasting Co. for 850k. WNPQ is a Class A 4100 kw and will be EMF’s 20th station in Ohio.

WNPQ PD Jan Markowitz (who’s been with the station 11 years) told HisAir today, “It’s been a real blessing being a part of the WNPQ team for several years. It is bittersweet to have to move on, but God has other plans for the station now and for each of us who have been a part of this special Ministry. I am happy that it will remain a Christian Station. KLOVE is a very reputable station and will be a blessing to our listening area. I have always said that life is an adventure with God. I look forward to the next adventure He has planned for me.”

The sale is pending FCC approval. Tuscarawas Broadcasting Co. will still own one AM station WBTC/Uhrichsville, OH (1540) and its translator.

WAKW/Cincinnati (STAR 93.3) held its annual City Gospel Mission Fundraiser on Thursday benefitting a local homeless shelter. STAR 93.3 listeners helped reach the goal of providing more than 21,000 meals this holiday season.

Salem announced that the ‘Morning Answer Show’ heard in Los Angeles, Orange County, and the Inland Empire has signed Jennifer Horn to a new agreement, keeping her on the air through 2024. This comes on the heels of recently naming Grant Stinchfield as Jennifer’s Co-Host. ‘The Morning Answer is heard weekdays 6am-9am PT on KRLA/Kos Angeles (AM 870 The Answer and KTIE/San Bernardino (AM 590 The Answer).

KRLA/KTIE Director of Programming, Chuck Tyler commented, “Jen and Grant have instant chemistry. They are the most talented team I have ever had the privilege of working with. They have the rare ability to cover and comment on serious issues, while having some fun at the same time.”














TODAY (11/19) is the last day to get early bird rates for #NRB2022! The NRB Christian Media Convention will be March 8-11 in Nashville.

This year, early bird rates end earlier than usual, so don’t miss your chance to register at the lowest rates for this event. Go HERE.

Northwestern Media station KGBI/Omaha brought treats to the doors of a few listeners in the Heartland this year.

Nearly 700 people entered for the chance to have a giant KGBI bag filled with candy, popcorn, KGBI gear, and other goodies delivered to their home. 10 winners were chosen. On October 30 teams from the station spent the day delivering candy that could be used for trick-or-treating, trunk-or-treats, or just a lot of snacking.

Pictured KGBI’s Jarell Roach and GM Suzanne Happs deliver treats to a family.

Bill Ronning 17 years at Family Life Radio

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