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Industry News Bits MON 12-11-23

Fundraisers this week .. 

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


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Family Life Radio/Tucson (FLR) surpassed their goal by 125% for their year-end on air fundraiser held last week.

“We are blown away by our listeners and their generosity. It was especially exciting to see the outpouring of support that came from our newest station in Detroit. Many people who were listening to the station when it was a Country format continued tuning in even after Family Life Radio came on,” said Mike Kankelfritz, FLR’s Chief Broadcast Engagement Officer.

The FLR on air hosts worked with the team from Vidare Creative: Jeff Scott, Dave Kirby, Bill Scott and John Brock. “The team at FLR works so hard all year long to connect with their audience and bring them content that changes lives. I see it in the way the listeners respond during their fundraiser. Vidare Creative is so proud to work with them,” said Dave Kirby, Chief Creative Officer for Vidare Creative.


WWIL/Wilmington (Life 90.5) recently ended their Year End Fundraiser at over 110% of the event goal, which also represented a 10% jump over last year’s fundraiser.

Director of Fundraising Samantha Wall says, “We reached 110% of our goal because the team gives 110% effort, not only during fundraising events but every day of the year. We are so blessed to have the best of the best on our team. Even in a small market, God still moves in amazing ways!”

“It’s been a great year for Life 90.5 as they invest in their community. The steady growth is a testament to the hard work and love they have for their listeners,” says Garrett Michaels, Director of Radio Fundraising for Vidare Creative.


HisAir New Job Alert: BOOST Radio/St Louis OM Mike Couchman is modifying the lineup slightly and is looking for a midday personality.   

If interested check HERE.


Former WOOD TV Grand Rapids news director Stanton Tang has  joined WCSG/Grand Rapids (91.3 FM) as their business development representative.


Ambassador is offering a Christmas toolkit to stations. When you download the Christmas Tool Kit, you’ll receive …

  • Christmas PSAs voiced by over 14 ministry speakers
  • 1 Infographic: “Merry & Bright”
  • 2 Quote Graphics: Ready for your social media & website use

Get the free download HERE.


The CMB Gold Member Gathering will take place Feb 27 & 28 in Dallas. The event is dedicated to understanding, engaging, and serving listeners. Gain valuable insights in hearing how stations can reach more people in more places, for Jesus.   Find out More HERE.


HisAir FLASHBACK – Dec 11, 2019 – Paul Martin has been promoted to Operations Director at WMBW/Chattanooga (Moody Radio). Paul joined WMBW in 2001 and previously was with KJLY/Blue Earth, MN and KCBI/Dallas.


Greg Oliver Agency, Inc (GOA) announces staff additions and a promotion in the music division. Tim Robinson joins GOA Music as an Artist Agent.  David Richt has been promoted to Artist Agent from his previous role as Booking Coordinator. 

“I could not be more thrilled to be adding Tim to our team as well as elevating David to an Artist Agent,” says Greg Oliver, President & CEO of GOA Music & Speakers. “What a gift it is to work alongside these amazing team members and we look forward to what’s ahead in the new year.”


Don’t miss this weeks Feature Guest Article from WKNZ/Milford (The Bridge) President/GM/mornings Bill Sammons titled “My Exit Interview.”  Sammons will remain on the board of directors of The Bridge of Hope, Inc., licensee of The Bridge radio stations, and he plans to continue as a volunteer, a listener, and a donor to the non-profit ministry after he officially retires at the end of 2023.  Read the article HERE.

 


Daywind Radio is providing a :30 promo built around the concept of “A Southern Gospel Christmas.”  Add your Station ID to the produced version HERE or make your own with the “NO VO Version HERE.

Also, the new Daywind Worship Christmas Musical for 2023 is available. The 35 minute special “Come Worship The King” is a great addition to your Christmas programming. Let Greg Goodman know if you’d like to air it at  ggoodman@daywind.com


WKNZ/Milford (The Bridge) morning co-host Chris Scotland is adding to his Voice Track schedule and has some openings. If you’re in need of a relatable, radio veteran, to be a local voice on your station, please reach out to discuss. cennis@gmail.com


Milestones:
Kevin Isaacs 8 years at Salem/Cleveland
Kurt Goff 5 years Moody Radio WKES/Tampa

Prayer List:
Dave Cruse (Wife) 


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