Industry News Bits Fri 6-18-21

Nielsen May PPM numbers are all in. See results for subscribing stations sponsored by Dunham+Company HERE.

June PPM arrives 7/13. Many Christian stations showed slight drops in their cume and AQH numbers. In Atlanta WFSH was down 4.5-4.0 with cume off about 60,000. KSBJ/Houston (#1 AQH in April) slipped slightly 6.8-6.6 ranking #2 AQH overall. KLTY was steady at 4.0 AQH good for #6 overall in Dallas. WCIE/Tampa up 6.0-6.1 holding steady at #2 overall. KSOS/Las Vegas (SOS Radio) jumped to #2 and came within .3 of the top station trending 6.1-6.8 AQH P6+.

SOS Radio PD Scott Herrold told HisAir “It’s such an honor to serve a city like Las Vegas. Brad & Chris Staley have championed our team to tangibly serve and solve problems for our listeners. That opens an amazing door to share the hope of Jesus!”


Just in time for Fathers Day PAR EVP Brian Sanders book “Be Like Dad: 50 Stories For Life & Leadership” hit the top 40 Best Seller list for Amazon’s Christian Leadership.

Amazon link HERE.

WJIE/Louisville has served its community as a local, listener supported, non-commercial radio station for 30 years. The station continues to make reaching the community around them their mission and recently launched a new website. New site is HERE.


Sea Walker Media Corporation has announced that Danny Jones and Rick Francis have been appointed to new positions at Singing News. Effectively immediately, Rick Francis has been promoted to Publisher of Singing News and Danny Jones has been promoted to Vice President of Singing News.

Ray Flynn, Sea Walker Media Corporation President, states: ”Danny Jones and Rick Francis have a long-standing passion for Singing News and the Gospel music industry. We are honored to have them continue with Singing News in these leadership roles. We ask everyone to join us in congratulating these gentlemen in their well-deserved promotions.”

Scott Godsey, Sea Walker Media Corporation CEO, states: “Danny Jones and Rick Francis are the backbone and heartbeat of Singing News. Their new positions and responsibilities completely align with their strengths. We consider it an honor for them to carry the brand under Sea Walker Media ownership. We hope everyone will extend their gratitude to these gentlemen for the countless hours and the passion they have poured into our genre of music.”


This weekend on the Singing News Top Twenty Weekly Countdown, guest artists include Jordan LeFevre of The LeFevre Quartet, songwriter Dixie Phillips, Lee Black of Legacy Five, Rodney Griffin of Greater Vision, Jonathan Wilburn of Wilburn & Wilburn, Loren Harris of The Kingdom Heirs and Phil Collingsworth of The Collingsworth Family, plus #1 songs from June 1996 by The New Hinsons and June 2003 by The Whisnant. 


In case you missed the Dunham+Company webinar this week with Rick Dunham and Dr. Una Osili Giving USA 2021 Annual Report on Philanthropy – you can check it out HERE.

The webinar will show you underlying factors as to why…

  • Giving increased 5.1% to reach a new high of $471.44 billion in 2020
  • Giving to religion dropped to a new low of 28% ($131.08 billion) in 2020
  • The growth of giving by individuals was relatively weak at 2.2% compared to foundations (17.5%) and bequests (10.3%)

Milestones:
Frankie Morea 9 years at Positive Alternative Radio

Prayer List:
Dads everywhere


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