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Industry News Bits MON 11-13-23

Fundraisers this week .. Vision Christian Radio/Queensland

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 – OCT

WCSG/Grand Rapids – 5.6
WJQK/Grand Rapids – 2.6
KXOJ/Tulsa – 5.4

November PPM’s arrive on 11/26. 

Go HERE for latest PPM ratings.


River Radio Ministries, parent company of WCVO/Columbus (104.9 the River) has entered into an agreement to purchase 104.5 WQKT-FM/960 WKVX-AM, located in Wooster, OH from WWST Corporation, owned by parent company Dix 1898, Inc.

River Radio Ministries President/CEO Bill Montgomery is hopeful for the future. “We are excited to serve Wooster and the surrounding community the way we have served central Ohio for the last 50 years! We desire to continue building on a community focused foundation that the listeners and advertisers can embrace.”

FCC approval Is likely in the 1st quarter of 2024.


KJTM/Lincoln (TiM FM) hosted RaJan Monroe in Lincoln for a concert Friday night.

Pictured to the left of RaJan are TiM FM founders Brad and Carol Leggett


Christmas music programming – HisAir has a playlist of all the new Christmas Songs being released this year. You can access the list on Spotify HERE.


HisAir Flashback – Nov 13, 2020Laura Chase wraps up her 5+ year run at WCVO/Columbus (104.9 The River) with her last airshift today. Laura says, “My last day is today – and because my family has been fighting Covid I have  to do my shift from home.  I’m so disappointed to not be live while saying goodbye…my listeners are truly friends. What a weird world we live in.” Laura is joining Trans World Radio (TWR) as a Stewardship Representative.


Salem Media released its results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2023. Compared to the three months ended September 30, 2022:

Consolidated

  • Total revenue decreased 5.0% to $63.5 million from $66.9 million;
  • Total operating expenses increased 31.9% to $99.8 million from $75.6 million;
    Net broadcast revenue decreased 4.2% to $49.0 million from $51.1 million;

Jim Snavely announces his retirement after 56 years in radio and the last 33 at Southern Gospel WBTX/Broadway, VA


Milestones:
11/10
Tom Carter
20 years at XM/The Message
KATZ/Ft Worth celebrates its 8th anniversary
Don Buettner celebrates 27 years at WLAB/Ft Wayne
Laci Caviness 2 years at KVNE/Tyler
Vida Unida
celebrates 2 years on the air KHVU/Houston

11/11
David Sams 36 years at Sams Corp Tennessee
Rick Stevens 40 years at KYTT/Coos Bay, OR
Alicia Wyant 2 years at WCSG/Grand Rapids

11/12
Keith Stevens
celebrates13 years at KTIS/Minneapolis

11/13
Ryan Freed 3 years at Kinship Radio/Mankato


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