Industry News Bits Mon 5-10-21

Salem Media Group, Inc. announced today that Tim Robisch has been named General Manager of its Orlando group of radio stations and Salem Surround Orlando.

Tim Robisch (Photo: Business Wire)Tim is a radio veteran and has led radio stations and radio sales teams in markets large and small. He worked in Orlando previously, as he spent several years in sales management with Cox. The majority of his local broadcast career has been in the Kansas City area. Most recently, Tim was based in Las Vegas as the West Coast Market Manager for The Media Audit.

Salem Regional Vice President Val Carolin reported that he is thrilled to have Tim on board in Orlando and in charge of this important Salem operation. “Tim has proven himself to be a passionate leader and marketing pro who takes great pride in building high performing teams and, most importantly, in generating results for clients. He is a strong fit with Salem, as he understands our culture, our priorities, and the opportunities we present.”

Robisch commented, “Connecting in the Orlando community and Central Florida with my new teammates is my priority and passion. I’m proud to join Salem’s team and I look forward to delivering results and ROI for customers through the effective audio, digital and event marketing channels that Salem offers.”


Gospel Radio Favorites with Brian Crowe welcomes its newest affiliate. The Cross FM in Batswana, South Africa will air the show Sundays at 6pm.


WPOZ/Orlando (Z88.3) promotions director Sarah Cowles has exited the station.


Remember stations having fundraisers this week…. including WGTS/Wash DC.


Bryant Nelson, host of Take a Minute heard daily on Bible Broadcasting Netwok (BBN) has passed away at the age of 89. In addition to his time as a pastor and missionary, Bryant served for many years as a ministry representative with BBN in Florida and North Carolina. Known for his signature closing, “Selah. Meditate on this”, for decades Bryant shared encouraging and often challenging thoughts on the Take a Minute broadcast. Join us in praying for Bryant’s family during this time.


Milestones:
Nancy Rosenblad 21 years at EMF

Prayer List:
Doug Dayton
Bart Mazzarella


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