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Industry News Bits MON 1-22-24

Fundraisers this week ..  

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


Christian Radio Ratings on HisAir.Net are sponsored by Dunham+Company.

AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid FALL 23
WAFJ/Augusta – 6.4
WBCL/Ft Wayne – 4.7
WRVL/Lynchburg – 1.7

AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid DEC 23
WJOU/Huntsville – 1.7

Go HERE for latest PPM ratings.

The December Nielsen PPM release is complete…. The Holiday 2023 PPM results from Nielsen Audio are due starting TOMORROW 1/23. Markets released include NYC, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston & more.


Brighter Media Group announces the appointment of Nick Brino as General Sales Manager. Brino brings a wealth of experience and shared values to his new role at Brighter Media Group.

“We’re excited to welcome Nick to our team. He has a proven track record as a sales leader,” says Steve Lawhon, General Manager ofBrighter Media Group. “Nick’s strategic approach to sales management, his understanding of the media landscape, and having worked within faithbased radio make him a valuable addition.”

Brino adds his excitement, “I’m excited to be back in the Mid-Atlantic and contributing to the success of Brighter Media Group.


#1 this week on the Southern Gospel charts is “Here Comes Jesus” by Jeff & Sheri Easter on Gaither Record….  Check out the full Power 50 HERE


Vision Christian Radio/Queensland has launched a new station in Ardrossan, South Australia. It went on the air Dec 2023. This is Vision’s 76th radio station in the 100 stations 2021-2023 project and the 815th station overall.


New Job Alert: For over 30 years, KDUV/Visalia has been an integral part of the fabric of communities from Bakersfield to Fresno. They just stated a search for a new Director of Marketing. If interested go HERE. 


Fair Trade artist and songwriter Micah Tyler releases a new version of “People Like Us,” the title track of his latest project. Featuring Emerson Day, the song is headed to radio and is available on all DSPs.

Tyler shares, “Romans 5:8 says this: ‘God shows His love for us that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.’ I have to remember this daily, regardless of where I’m at in this journey.”

Tyler adds, “No matter where my heart is, God’s full and complete love is for people just like me and just like you because God absolutely loves ‘PEOPLE LIKE US’.”


Time is running out for Radio stations to submit entries for the 2024 Crystal Radio Awards. The deadline is January 31st. The Crystals honor 10 NAB member radio stations for excellence in year-round community service.

NAB Crystal Radio Awards will be presented at 2024 NAB Show happening April 13-17, 2024, in Las Vegas. Submit entries HERE.


HisAir FLASHBACK – Jan 19, 2016 – The KSBJ/Houston morning team of Bill & Coppelia will do their last show together Friday Jan 22nd.  Earlier this month Dr. Bill Maier, announced he will join Northwestern Media’s Faith Radio Network in Minnesota starting Monday, February 1st as the morning show host. Today Coppelia announced she will also be exiting KSBJ to allow her more time to be involved in music at her local church.


Milestones:
Jeremy & Caryn Sweat 2 years at KCBI/Dallas
Dennis Hutchinson celebrating 5 years at WPHN/Gaylord, MI (Promise FM)

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