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Industry News Bits MON 3-18-24

Fundraisers this week .. WCVO/Columbus .. YNOP New Life Africa/MT .. WBSN/New Orleans .. WECC/St Mary’s, GA .. WLAB/Ft Wayne .. WNWC/Madison .. KJNW/Kansas City .. KNWS/Waterloo .. UCB/Canada .. WRBS/Baltimore

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


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

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Go HERE for latest PPM ratings.

Feb 2024 PPM is due starting today. Day 1 markets include NYC, Houston, Atlanta & more.


The Christian Radio & Records industry mourns the loss of longtime WAFJ/Augusta programmer Steve Swanson. Story HERE. Tributes to Steve HERE.


WSOH/Bellefontaine, OH (RISE FM) OM/mornings Angie Vertucci checks in with HisAir.

“Tornadoes ripped through a lot of our listening area last Thursday, March 14. Hardest hit was Indian Lake, just outside of where our station headquarters is located. We have been doing relief efforts since Friday morning and organizing community volunteers with people who are in need.”

“As of today (Monday) we are now back in the studio after volunteering all weekend. Samaritan’s purse is in the area and requesting volunteers to help with cleanup.  The place looks like a war zone (pictured).  The outpouring of the community was amazing and now donated supplies have been moved to several area churches for further distribution.”


HisAir New Job Alert: KSBJ is looking for Fill-in air talent.

Is that you, check the listing HERE.


The #1 Southern Gospel song again this week is “Stand in the Storm” by The Booth Brothers on StowTown.

Go HERE for the the entire Power 50 chart.


4-time BMI Christian Music Award winner Scotty Inman is set to release his Daywind Records debut solo album, My God, on March 22nd. Two singles have already hit streaming platforms, “My God” (released on January 5th) and “Motel Bible” (released on March 1st). 


Vision’s Christian Radio/Queensland launched a new station in Harden, New South Wales, last week. This is Vision’s 77th radio station out of the 100 stations 2021-2023 project and the 816th station overall.

 


Australia Christian Media’s Excellence in Media Awards acknowledges the vision, passion, skill and effort of people and organizations seeking to share the hope of Jesus through media and the arts. The awards provide the opportunity to showcase and honor God’s provision and encouragement as we celebrate the stories and remarkable successes of those working in media and the arts.

Awards cover a variety of categories in radio, digital media, film TV, sales, fundraising, innovation, community impact and a new category in 2024 dedicated to Podcasts.

Entries Open Friday April 12th and will be due in by May 31st.


HisAir NEWS FLASHBACK – March 17, 2021 – After 44 years behind the mic at Family Life Radio (FLR) afternoon host and WUGN/Midland, MI GM Peter Brooks announces he is retiring. Over the years at FLR Brooks filled a variety of show host positions from mornings to afternoons, while also managing stations in Michigan and New Mexico.


Milestones:
Rob Dempsey 24 years at His Radio/Greenville
Stu Epperson 26 years at Truth Broadcasting Network/Winston-Salem
Joe Hunter celebrates 31 years at  Sound of Life Radio Network/New York

3/17
Stan Ellingson
10 years at Faith & Friends Radio/Dayton
Brittney Ciciora 1 year at WBGL/Champaign
Todd Woods 2 years at EMF

Prayer List:
Nick Ferguson

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