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Industry News Bits MON 1-15-24

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AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid DEC 23
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The December Nielsen PPM release is complete… Look for Holiday 2023 PPM’s due 1/23.


My Bridge Radio/Nebraska adds Spanish 90.1FM in Norfolk, NE.  There are nearly 4,000 Spanish-speaking residents in Norfolk. 


Salem Radio Network (SRN) election 2024 correspondent and contributor-at-large Joey Hudson is in Iowa today for on-site coverage of the 2024 Iowa Caucuses for The MIKE GALLAGHER Show. Hudson hosted mornings on WKVG/Greenville, SC (94.5FM The Answer) will be based in Des Moines but plans to interview potential caucus-goers at diners and other gathering spots in some suburban communities as well…pending travel in the record ice and snow being forecast today.

“Joey Hudson’s unique background in Republican Party politics as well as his impressive media credentials makes him the ideal person to provide eye-level coverage of today’s important caucuses,” says Tom Tradup, VP/News & Talk Programming for SRN.

In addition to providing live updates during The Mike Gallagher Show (heard on leading radio stations nationwide from9AM-12  Noon Eastern time) Hudson will also report throughout the day on Salem’s twin 24/7 news networks SRN News and TOWNHALL News.

Dallas-based Salem Radio Network is a division of Salem Media Group.


Registration start this Wednesday for Momentum 2024 in Orlando this May 29-31. The early bird rate is good January 17th only. For more go HERE.


Brant and Producer Sherri from “The Brant Hansen Show” had a contest on their podcast: Enter to win a chance to have them bring Brant’s newest book, Life is Hard, God is Good, Let’s Dance to your home, where Brant also promised to “destroy you and your family at the game of UNO.” There were more than 3,100 families who entered.

“We had a ball,” Sherri said. “We’ve always loved meeting people in their homes. Everyone’s so relaxed.”

“Best part,” Brant says. “They had a puppy! Makin’ friends, hugging a puppy, winning at UNO… that’s kind of a five-star night, right there.”

Pictured The Tanner family in Coppell, TX winners of the contest to get the first copy of Brant’s new book Life is Hard, God is Good, Let’s Dance.


Salem announced that Nic Anderson has moved full-time into his government affairs role with his promotion to Vice President of Government Affairs. Prior to this promotion Anderson has served as General Manager of Salem Minneapolis/Twin Cities and since September of 2021 has also led Salem’s Government Affairs efforts.

With Anderson’s promotion, Salem Minneapolis Station Manager Mike Murphy moves up into the General Manager’s role in the Twin Cities. Murphy’s career in radio has spanned more than 40 years, spending most of them in Michigan and Minnesota. He came to Salem in 2011 as a Media Strategist and was promoted to GSM in 2016, then to Station Manager in 2023. Prior to Salem Mike was with CBS Radio. Murphy and his wife of 29 years, Jill, have two adult daughters who live in the Twin Cities.


HisAir FLASHBACK – Jan 15, 2018 – KLOVE debuts a new show to their on air lineup today. “Jeff & Randi” will take the 1-6pm PT shift.  The duo consists of Randi Tyler and Jeff Detrow. 


HisAir.Net will be in Nashville for the NRB 2024 Feb 20-23. We would love to meet our readers so stop by our booth (#735) in the exhibit hall and say hello. We look forward to seeing you in Nashville next month.


Milestones:
David L’ Herroux 17 years at United Christian Broadcasters
Jeff McLAughlin 20 years at Jeff McLaughlin Music
Bob Lubell 29 years at WDBX/Chattanooga
Shawn Farrington 5 years at Hope Media Group

Prayer List:
David Sams

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