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Industry News Bits FRI 5-10-24

Fundraisers this week .. WGTS/Wash DC .. WCLC/Jamestown, TN .. WGSN/Newport, TN .. WORQ/Green Bay .. 

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


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KROW/Cody, WY (101.1 The One) has flipped to CCM. The station was mainstream rock but has been purchased by local business woman April Rodriquez. She was already part owner of another local station (KPOW/Powell, WY). Rodriquez has formed a new separate company, Heart Mountain Broadcasting, that has purchased 3 stations total in the are from previous owner White Park Broadcasting of New Hampshire. 

All three stations broadcast throughout the Big Horn Basin via a tower in the McCullough Peaks. 


Moody Radio Network presents a special broadcast this Saturday — Gateway to the Unreached. The special airs 3-5pm CT.

Former VP of Moody Broadcasting Wayne Pederson serves as host with international missions ambassador Ruth Kramer of Mission Network News. The 2-hour broadcast will open your eyes and your heart to the cause of the Unreached.

Available on Moody Radio Network stations across the country, the broadcast can also be heard online at MoodyRadio.org, or on their free app.


Meridith Foster has been named the senior director of Northwestern Media’s Wow God Podcast Network. After 28 years on the air at WBGL/Champaign Foster did her last airshift Friday 5/3 before transitioning to her new role at Northwestern Media.  

Since 2019 Meridith has hosted The Unfolding, a podcast of God stories launched by WBGL. The podcast is a part of the Wow God Podcast Network.  


There’s only ONE week left to register for Momentum 2024.

Momentum 2024, the eagerly awaited live event from CMB, is scheduled to unfold in Orlando from May 29th May 31st. This conference is a must attend event essential for dedicated Christian radio professionals committed to taking the Gospel message to their audience.

Register HERE


MULTIPLIED is a new movie coming to the big screen for two days only May 20-21. 

The movie is about the global Jesus movement. Multiplied will give viewers an upfront experience to a modern-day Jesus revolution. From a 140,000 person Gen-Z gathering in Brazil to a 400,000 person Gospel event in Nigeria, this emotional, comedic, and eye opening travel documentary shows the growing state of Christianity around the world.

To learn how your station can share the unforgettable uplifting movie experience with listeners go HERE

Watch trailers HERE


Don’t miss “Radio Wives” from WGTS/Wash’s Lisa Krueger and Stacey Stone.

This blessing comes from a letter of recognition that was written as a gift from one “radio wife” to another on the occasion of Atlantic Gateway Communications President/CEO Kevin Krueger’s 40 years in radio. 

Go HERE


Salem Media Group announced today the sale of its principal office in Camarillo, California to Eclipse RE Holdings, LLC for $5.5 million, closing on May 1, 2024. Salem will leaseback the building for five years, an approximate 41,546 square foot building situated on approximately 121,532 (2.79 acres) square feet of CPD zoned land.


HisAir NEWS FLASHBACK – May 10, 2019 – PraiseLive/Minneapolis adds 5 more FM affiliates – including 3 in New Zealand and 1 in Uganda. Tim McDermott, COO, says “PraiseLive’s vision is to see every tribe and nation experiencing Jesus together – and it continues to happen. Next week we are signing on in New Zealand – Blenheim, Observatory Hill and Takaka Hill on FM stations. This is in addition to the FM stations we just signed on last week in Kankakee, Illinois (outside Chicago) and Kampala, Uganda. Praise and worship is the most unifying platform in the world and we are thrilled to see people from all over the world worshipping Jesus together!”


Milestones:
Tim Robisch 3 years at Salem/Orlando

5/11
Andrea Jaxson 6 years at Westwood One
Carolyn Cassidy 6 years at Salem Media

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