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Industry News Bits Fri 4-15-22


19 Years Ago: WAYK/Kalamazoo PD Brian Nelson jumps to WJQK/Grand Rapids as APD/MD and mornings
17 Years Ago: John Butler promoted to VP/Promotion at Curb Records
10 Years Ago: WGTS/Wash DC pairs Jerry Woods, and Blanca Vega for the station’s new morning show
6 Years Ago: WMUV/Jacksonville (The Promise) adds Keep The Faith to evenings 7-mid
2 Years Ago: Nicole Koester named Sr. Manager, National Promotion at Integrity Music.

March Nielsen PPM numbers are due next week starting Tuesday 4/19. All results of subscribing stations will be posted daily. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company on HisAir.

KJRN/Keene, TX (88.3 The Journey) has hired Kyle Hines (at left) as the stations new Music Director. Kyle He has over 2 years radio experience working at The Journey as a student worker from 2018-2020 under GM Danae Songy.

Kyle tells HisAir, “This is where I want to be, where I’m supposed to be. Working here as a student was always my favorite job! Can’t wait for the future with KJRN.”


Also at KJRN, Sharathon was last week and they went over 100% of goal.
Pictured L-R celebrating are Jerry Woods (afternoons), Kyle Hines (middays), GM Danae Songy (Mornings) and Tom Miner (Weekend middays)










Encouragement Media Group stations KVNE/Tyler, Lift Worship, Fuzión, and The Well just finished a stellar 9 day on air Praise Share. The staff kept the momentum going with fun dress up days and several artists stopped by to encourage listeners and staff alike including Joel Vaugh, Cliff with 7th Time Down, Randall with We are Vessel and Dave Fry with Sidewalk Prophets.

VP Marketing Jennifer Bailey says, “We are so grateful for all that God is doing in and though Christian music in general and our radio ministry in East Texas specifically.”











Laura Kruzewski 6 years at Family Life Radio
Elisa Meyer 6 years at Family Life Radio
Melissa Montana 33 years at WLAB/Ft Wayne
Nikki Martinez celebrates 9 years at KVNE/Tyler
Andrew Leuthold 10 years at Moody Radio/Florida

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