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Industry News Bits FRI 11-4-22

Fundraisers this week ..  KLJY/St Louis .. Boost Radio/St Louis .. WJIE/Louisville .. Kinship Radio/Mankato, MN ..

All results from the Nielsen Oct PPM are here. See the results HERE. Nov PPM’s will be available starting 11/30. 

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

WNZR/Mount Vernon, OH (90.9 FM), recently celebrated 36 years of broadcasting in central Ohio. 

On Saturday, October 1, the WNZR staff celebrated the station’s anniversary by going On The Road with Big Blue! Pictured at left Buckeyes for the WNZR Anniversary – peanut butter and chocolate is the perfect combination.

WNZR station manager/morning co-host Marcy Rinehart tells HisAir, “The team hosted two remote broadcasts with their ministry partners: the local crisis pregnancy center – Knox Starting Point, the Teen Advisory Council and the Least of These Ministries, a ministry providing a safe home for women finding freedom from addiction. The WNZR Crew was excited to give out over 200 homemade buckeyes to our listeners and our community that day!”

Pictured below WNZR Staff members celebrate a special anniversary 

Moody Radio will air a one-hour radio special featuring the comedy and storytelling of Michael Jr.  

The broadcast will be Saturday, November 12 at 3-3:55 p.m. CT / 4-4:55 p.m. ET.

Michael Jr. brings laughter and encouragement to audiences all over the world. Using comedy and dynamic storytelling, he inspires audiences to discover and activate their purpose. This unique skill set has landed him on stages like NBC’s The Tonight Show, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, the Global Leadership Summit, FamilyLife Today, Impact Church, TEDx talks, and more.

This Saturday & Sunday KLOVE will air another “Fall Back Weekend”. 3 weeks ago K-LOVE aired their “Birthday Bash” featuring from the past 40 years.

“The KLOVE Story” video was produced to commemorate its 40th anniversary. Watch the video HERE
The vision of KLOVE was given to founder Bob Anthony Fogal in 1978…. By Oct 1982 the first KLOVE station KCLB/Santa Rosa, CA was on the air…
Don’t miss the special HisAir EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS with EMF founder Bob Anthony Fogal … and CEO Bill Reeves.

The KTLF Radio Network/Colorado Springs offered their air talent and airwaves to the ministry, OneChild, on October 27-28, 2022, to raise money to launch a new Hope Center in Kenya, Africa.  Over $11,500 was raised during the 2-day event. The new Hope Center will soon serve 150-200 children in poverty by providing them food, clean water, educational assistance, medical assistance, and a safe place to attend and thrive.
According to Faron Dice, National Director for Radio and Artist Engagement at OneChild, adds, “The KTLF team was so great to work with, and we are so grateful for the listener response! We know that Hope Centers are making a difference in the communities they serve!”
Pictured L-R Rick McConnell, KTLF Morning Show, Whitney Hawk, KTLF Production Coordinator, and Faron Dice, National Director of Partnerships at OneChild.

We Are Messengers_Saviour_Cover.jpgCurb | Word Entertainment artist We Are Messengers crowns their Christmas EP with new original, “Saviour,” available today (11/4). The fresh selection extends the band’s 2021 seasonal offering to six tracks and can be heard HERE.

The song serves as the title-cut of We Are Messengers’ expanded Christmas EP, Saviour. Saviour” was written by the collective’s front man Darren Mulligan and Jeff Pardo, who also produced the anthem.


 Salem Media Group, Inc. released its results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2022.

  • Total revenue increased 1.3% to $66.9 million from $66.0 million;
  • Net broadcast revenue increased 3.1% to $51.1 million from $49.6 million;
  • Digital media revenue decreased 4.3% to $10.2 million from $10.6 million; and
  • Digital Media Operating Income (1) decreased 21.9% to $1.9 million from $2.4 million.

For the nine months ended September 30, 2022 compared to the nine months ended September 30, 2021:


  • Total revenue increased 4.8% to $198.2 million from $189.1 million;


Dawn Miller 4 years as host of “Weekends with Dawn” on WPOS/Holland, OH
Daria Swisher 1 year at WHIF/Palatka

Tony Mansmith 3 years at KTIS/Minneapolis
Wendy Bucceri  celebrates her 27 years at Renaissance Communications
Jarrett Stevens 4 years at KFNW/Fargo

Prayer List:
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