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Industry News Bits MON 11-7-22

Fundraisers this week .. Hope 103.2/Sydney, AUS .. Spirit FM/Camdenton, MO .. WTGN/Lima .. REAL Southern Gospel Radio .. WAWZ/NYC

WPOZ/Orlando (Z88.3) held its Fall fundraiser last week and hit the goal at 2:58 PM on Friday …

Z88.3 (and sister station LaZ) is now funded 100% again for another year!

REAL Southern Gospel Radio’s Les Butler checks in with HisAir. Les says, “Fall Sharethon will take place on Fri, Nov 11, 7AM-7PM CT on the Real Southern Gospel Radio stream. We will have special guests including SGMA and GMA Hall of Fame members, special give aways and new items in the store! You can watch behind the scenes live on the Real Southern Gospel YouTube channel as well as the Live with Les Facebook page!”

KAMB/Merced, CA (Celebration Radio) went on the air 55 years ago on Nov 6th, 1967 broadcasting the Good News of Jesus Christ.

KAMB GM Tim Land tells HisAir, “Reaching the lost with the Gospel is a priority and KAMB spent its anniversary weekend serving the public through the “Coats for Hope” distribution. Over 655 kids and teens were given a new coat for the Fall and Winter as a “gift of warmth” along with information on how to begin a relationship with Jesus Christ.”

KAMB (101.5) is owned by Central Valley Broadcasting Company, Inc. and is an independent, commercial-free, listener-supported station and serves portions of Northern California including areas of the Central Valley and Bay Area. In addition to the main station, KAMB is relayed on 4 translators serving the Northern California area.

Cumulus owned WBZF/Florence, SC (Glory 98.5) was the recipient of Small Market Radio Station of the Year at the Spin Awards held in Atlanta. In addition, WBZF Afternoon on-air personality Trey Nickelson won Best Radio Show and Small Market Personality/Announcer of the Year. For winner list is HERE.

The 6th Annual Spin Awards” on the NOW Network! November 26th at 7PM EST. The Spin Awards “Honors Those Who Spin The Gospel”

On receiving the awards Nickelson says, “To God be the glory! I count it as a blessing to be a part of the amazing WBZF brand in Florence.” 

Christmas Hope is back. It was first launched in November 2009 and been available each year as an Online alternative to Sydney, Australia Christian FM station “Hope 103.2” by providing an all Christmas Station from November until January 8. Christmas Hope has been in operation since 2013 and in Brisbane since 2016. 

Hope Media Technical Operations Manager Stephen Wilkinson tells HisAir, “In November 2013 it wasn’t only available online and through the Hope Media Ltd app, but also available for Sydney and Brisbane listeners as a 2 month “Pop up” station on Dab+ Digital radio. Listeners can tune into Christmas music from around the world streaming online and Dab+ 24 hours a day. All the favorites’ are there… Bing, Elvis, Mariah, various Christian artists, Christmas thought provoking spots and along with a few surprises, but one thing is for certain, if you love all things Christmas, this is the station for you. This year marks 10 years since Christmas Hope started as a yearly “Pop up” station on Dab+, the advantage of Dab+ is that if you have the available bandwidth, you’re not limited by the number of stations you can implement such as temporary specialty “Pop up” stations. Visit the website HERE.

Moody Radio presents a Michael Jr. Comedy & Storytelling Special. Sometimes you need a little laughter in life and this Saturday, comedian Michael Jr. will have you smiling and chuckling on Moody Radio. Enjoy this one-hour special sponsored by CH Hanson. The special is this Saturday at 4 p.m. Eastern / 3 p.m. Central, on Moody affiliates, the Moody Radio app or online.  If you would like to air the special live on your station, please visit moodyradio.org/affiliates for details. 

Bob McClure The LifeFM Network Founder passed away 1 year ago
Jeff Taylor passed away 2 years ago
Carl Fletcher passed 7 years ago today

Prayer List:
Al Ross

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