Industry News

Industry News Bits Fri 6-3-22

It’s the last day at Momentum 2022 in Orlando. Today’s schedule includes more sessions with speakers including Brant Hansen, and all the awards will be presented tonight. 

Yesterday Fair Trade artists MercyMe (pictured below) played their next release for Christian Radio.











Family Life Ministries, Inc. (NY/PA) is once again saying “To God Be the Glory” following their recently concluded campaign with Bible League International. Thanks to the Lord’s goodness and generosity, and His working through the hearts of Family Life listeners, 6,186 Bibles will be going to persecuted Christians around the world , which is more than triple the networks goal for this campaign.

Family Life’s Director of Radio Operations, Dave Margalotti said, “we really appreciate the mission of Bible League International and love the heart of everyone on the BLI team.  It’s been a blessing and an honor to help them in their mission to deliver God’s word to Christians who are facing prison, torture, and even death simply because of their faith in Jesus Christ. It’s obvious that our listeners also recognize the importance of delivering the hope that we have in Jesus to our brothers and sisters around the globe”.

KORB/Santa Rosa CA debuted its new Preaching/Teaching format “KFAITH” on June 1st. The new format features local preachers along with national programming from Moody Radio and others.

KORB (103.1) was formerly Christian Rock “Broken FM” and was sold by One Ministries (and 4 translators.) for $295K

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®) will honor Steven Curtis Chapman’s exceptional and inspirational career by honoring him with the BMI Icon Award during the Company’s annual BMI Christian Awards on June 14, 2022, at BMI’s Nashville office. 

will receive the prestigious BMI Icon Award for the first time, making him the first Christian music artist to do so. 

Ryan Springer 18 years at WBGL/Champaign
Paulette Kutzler 1 year at Minnesota Christian Broadcasters (MCBI)
Mike Harper 33 years at KVNE/Tyler

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