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Industry News Bits MON 1-30-23

Nielsen AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid – Fall 22
KPWJ/Bryan, TX – 6.6
WEAM/Columbus, GA – 3.6
WSTM/Sheboygan – 1.9

Nielsen Holiday 2022 PPM ratings have all been released. Look for Jan 2023 PPM numbers starting on Feb 21. Christian Radio Ratings on HisAir.Net are sponsored by Dunham+Company. Go HERE for latest.

James Mott has been promoted to Operations Director at WayFM/Huntsville (Hope Media Group.) James has been with the station 5 years. 

James told HisAir, “Working for WayFM, now Hope Media Group, has been an extremely rewarding experience over the past 5 years. I would like to thank Brent Sears for his friendship and mentorship over my time with HMG and for taking a chance on a punk from South Louisiana. I would also like to thank Brian Driver, Jim Marshall, Tim Dukes, and Matt Hahn for leading well in their respective roles in our region over the years as well as countless others for pouring into myself and our organization. Lastly, I would like to recognize the work that the Huntsville office puts in on a daily basis. Suzanne Poffenberger, Diana Henry, and Carlin Jones make Huntsville, and the Alabama markets as a whole, better. Looking forward to what comes next for WayFM/Huntsville!”

Megan Berry has exited the Director of Marketing position at KSBJ/Houston. Megan was with KSBJ over 7 years.

Encouragement Communications and Rhode Island based Life Changing Radio have joined forces. Beginning Saturday February 4, 2023, Encouragement Live will be heard on Life Changing Radio stations WARV/Warwick, RI, WBCI in Maine, WDER in New Hampshire, WSDK in CT, WFIF in CT & WVNE in MA. Encouragement Live airs at 8:05pm ET. The program is hosted by veteran radio personality Don Hawkins and is heard on close to 200 radio stations and theworshipchannel.org  weekly.

The only live call-in program of its kind on Christian Radio on a Saturday evening, Encouragement Live features a variety of practical and Biblical topics, with outstanding guests such as Josh McDowell, Dr. Erwin Lutzer, and Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley.

The program is distributed by AMB-OS in both a one hour live, and a two-hour format. For additional information, please contact Jim Glogowski, LifeBridge Media Group at 713-385-5470

Triton Digital reports EMF ended 2022 with a 15% rise in Average Active Sessions (AAS) in the December 2022 Streaming Metrics Monthly Ranker.

EMF ranked #5 in the ranker, with its AAS rising from 26,515 to 30,539 (Mon-Fri, 6a-8p). 

Michael Shelley 7 years at New Life Radio/Griffin, GA
Monika Kelly 12 years at KLOVE
Jeff Crabtree 4 years at Dickerson, Bakker & Associates
Adam McCain 2 years at PAR
Joel Dearing 13 years at Virtual News Center
James Mott 5 years at WayFM/Huntsville

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