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Industry News Bits MON 11-6-23

Fundraisers this week .. KCVO/Camdenton, MO .. Kinship Radio/Mankato, MN .. KWFC/Springfield .. KPAR/Dickinson, ND .. 

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


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

Nielsen Oct PPM release is complete. November PPM’s arrive on 11/26. 

Go HERE for latest PPM ratings.


Congrats to Texas based Voice Over talent Linda O’Brien Gorski who was inducted in the Texas Radio Hall of Fame (TRHOF) Class of 2023. 

Twenty individuals were honored Saturday, November 4th at the TRHOF’s Annual Induction Ceremony at the Texas Museum of Broadcasting and Communications in Kilgore, TX. Including KSBJ/Houston co-founder Buddy Holiday. Holiday passed away September 8, 2017 and signed on then new station KSBJ in 1982. He retired in 2001.


John Broomall estimates more than half of the 2,000 LPFM stations on the air in the United States are operated by churches and Christian ministries. He estimates he has submitted more than 1,000 successful filings to the commission.

Broomall operates Christian Community Broadcasters, a consultancy near Atlanta and is considered an authority on helping churches, ministries, schools and community groups build and operate noncommercial low-power FM stations. Broomall is featured in a special on Radio World.

Read more HERE


Salem Media Group announced it plans to report its third quarter 2023 financial results after the market closes on November 13, 2023.

And, Salem will be a co-host of the next Republican presidential primary debate, slated for Nov. 8, 2023, in Miami. Airing on NBC from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., the event marks the third presidential primary debate in the current election cycle, and the first to be hosted by a network other than FOX.


The Hispanic Family Christian Network has voluntarily relinquished the licenses for three stations: KRIQ/Richton, MS (88.9) KZYU/Wellton, AZ (91.7) and KZOB/O’Brien, TX (105.5).


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 5, 2021 – At WKNZ/Milford (The Bridge) Bill Sammons and Denise Harper celebrated 30 years on the air together this morning. Listen to the last 30 minutes of todays show HERE


CMB’s monthly webinar will be on Wednesday, November 8 at noon CT.  K-LOVE personality Carlos Aguiar and recording artist Stephen McWhirter will discuss what they have discovered is the secret to genuine social media growth and true impact.


Early Bird registration for the 2024 NRB International Christian Media Convention with a discounted rate ends on November 17. NRB members can register now for only $200.

Celebrate the National Religious Broadcasters’ 80th anniversary at NRB 2024, the world’s largest gathering of Christian communicators and media professionals. NRB 2024 will be held February 20-23, 2024, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville.


NAB Crystal Radio Awards entry window opens January 1st. Ten NAB member stations will receive national recognition and be honored with this prestigious award during the 2024 NAB Show in Las Vegas.  Information is available HERE.


Milestones:
Jarrett Stevens 5 years at KFNW/Fargo
Wendy Bucceri
28 years at Renaissance Communications

11/6
Bill Reitler
24 years at Ambassador
KAMB/Merced
(Celebration Radio) celebrates its 56th anniversary


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