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Industry News Bits FRI 6-9-23

Fundraisers this week .. Worship 24/7 .. WayFM/Nashville .. Salt 106.5/Australia ..


Fundraising Updates:

Worship 24/7 held a 3 day fundraiser this week.  GM David Harms tells HisAir, “We still have until the end of the month to Make the budget. But I can say it was the best Summer Fundraiser in our history!!”


New K-LOVE station WTSS/Buffalo (102.5) went live at 10 am this morning. EMF purchased the station in combination with a Memphis country station, WLFP/Memphis (94.1) from Audacy for $15.5 million in April this year.

The 102.5 frequency is one of the best FM signals in the Buffalo market, a 110,000-watt Class B. 


New Job Alert: Moody Radio/Quad Cities Assistant Manager/Operations Director Ken Burns tells HisAir he’s moving into an off air position and looking for his on air replacement.

Check the listing HERE


More Homecoming Radio episodes are now hitting the air with co-hosts Gordon Mote, Lauren Talley, Buddy Greene, Larry Gatlin, Tori Taff, Kevin Williams, Daniel Britt, and of course Bill Gaither himself!

Daniel Britt says, “We are excited to bring you great music, both fresh and familiar, pairing well with your favorite features and some all-new segments such as “Wisdom from Windsor The Gaither Pup” (our resident Instagram star: @WindsorTheGaitherPup) … coming soon to a station near you. Artists from the vast array of Homecoming Friends make guest co-hosting appearances rotationally as schedules and time permit; you never know who you’ll hear sitting around the table next!”

Pictured L-R Tori Taff, Lauren Talley, Buddy Greene, Bill Gaither, Larry Gatlin, Gordon Mote, Kevin Williams, Daniel Britt)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Look for a new article by Christian Air Personality Brant Hansen next week on HisAir.

Check out all the HisAir past FEATURE guest articles HERE.

 


Following the devastating impact of Super Typhoon Mawar, which is considered the most powerful storm to strike Guam in twenty years, TWR’s dedicated staff members are making relentless efforts to restore broadcasting capabilities for KTWR.

On May 24, Mawar unleashed its fury on the Western Pacific island, bringing sustained winds of 140 mph and leaving behind a trail of extensive destruction. As a result, TWR’s shortwave station faced significant damage, impeding the transmission of gospel programs to regions including China, North Korea, Indonesia, and other parts of Asia.

KTWR Station Director Grant Hodgins reports that efforts to patch up curtain antenna No. 2 are believed to be complete. That means Antenna 2 could return to the airwaves within the next couple of days. 


New music from Fair Trade artist and songwriter Micah Tyler impacts radio today. “Praise The Lord,” is the second song from his latest project, People Like Us.

“My new song ‘Praise the Lord’ may seem a little bit simple, but at the end of the day, it’s got depth to it,” Micah Tyler shares. “If you look back at the text in Judges chapter 20, whenever Israel would go into battle, the tribe of Judah would lead the way. Why? Because Judah means praise. Praise is how we begin our battles. We fight our battles by loving Jesus and knowing that we can trust Him no matter what. In this world, there will be trouble, but we take heart because He has overcome the world. For that, we can praise the Lord.” 


Milestones:
Steven Jenks 1 year at WDJC/Birmingham
Lauren Kitchens 1 year at WDJC/Birmingham

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Josh Lauritch 8 years at 55 Promotion
Kevin Anderson 28 years at Salem Media Group
Ben Holsen 2 years at Faith Radio Network/Minneapolis
Dwayne Harrison 7 years at WPER/Fredericksburg
Brian Neuwirth 5 years at Family Life Radio
Courtney Canfield 2 years at WBGL/Champaign

Prayer List:
Juan Carlos Reyes


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