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Industry News Bits FRI 11-24-23

Fundraisers this week .. 

Let us know when your Station Fundraiser takes place… news@hisair.net


Christian Radio Ratings on HisAir.Net are sponsored by Dunham+Company.

November PPM’s arrive on 11/26.  Go HERE for latest PPM ratings.


HisAir hears WIZB/Dothan, AL afternoon show Russ & Nancy Brooks will exit the station soon. The pair will stay in the RTN family and join KWND & KWFC/Springfield, MO.

Russ and Nancy will host afternoons on Southern Gospel KWFC. In addition Nancy will be the new promotions director for both stations and Russ will be the audio/video director for both stations. More details are coming soon.

 


Townsquare stations WTSK/Tuscaloosa (The Truth / Praise 93.3) sponsored their Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Thanks to listener support 1,503 pounds of food items were collected and officially handed over to the West Alabama Food Bank on November 21, 2023.


CCMG artist Anne Wilson won the Billboard Music Award for Top Christian Album for her inaugural release, My Jesus. Released on April 22, 2022, the 15-track album marked the most significant debut in over 15 years for a CCMG artist. It soared to the summit of Billboard’s Top Christian & Gospel Albums, as well as the Top 200 Christian and Gospel charts, amassing over 800 million total global streams.

In her acceptance speech, Wilson expressed gratitude, stating, “These songs have touched countless lives worldwide, and I’m thankful that the world has embraced this record to bring glory and honor to His name. Thank you all so much, thank you Billboard, I love y’all!”


Christmas music programming –

Is your station playing the best Christian Christmas songs? Check the 2023 list from Wright Media Group HERE.

HisAir has a playlist of all the new Christmas Songs being released this year. You can access the list on Spotify HERE.

More Christian stations going All Christmas – WFSH/Atlanta – KSMS/Seattle.


Broadcast Music Inc. is being acquired by a new financial partner, and shareholder group led by New Mountain Capital. Following the completion of the transaction, BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill, along with his management team, will continue to lead the organization. The closing is anticipated to take place by the end of the first quarter of 2024. BMI, as one of the world’s largest PROs, manages the rights for over 1.4 million songwriters, composers, and music publishers. This acquisition marks a significant stride toward adopting a for-profit business model.


Congratulations PLG artists Casting Crowns who have been awarded their 15th RIAA Gold Certified single, “Scars In Heaven”.


New Job Alert: KSBJ/Houston is on the hunt for a Promotions Director. Check the listing HERE.


HisAir FLASHBACK – Nov 24, 2015Sherri Lynn the producer of The Brant Hansen Show, has released a comedy DVD about race and the church. Brant says,”I was blown away at how great it is.” “Sherri’s crazy-talented, but so are her friends. This is Saturday Night Live-level stuff, and it’s hilarious and profound at the same time.” The DVD is called “The Very Funny Church Comedy Show”, 


 

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