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Industry News Bits MON 7-1-24

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


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

Nielsen MAY PPM is complete.  Go HERE for latest PPM ratings. June PPM arrive 7/9


WMBI/Chicago Manager Matt McNeilly is promoted to the role of national program director for Moody Radio network. Full Story HERE.


KJNW/Kansas City (Life 88.3) added a new signal today. The new station is KSJI/St Joseph, MO (91.1) a 14kw Class 3 @633 feet.


Longtime KLTY/Dallas morning host Frank Reed is back on the air in Big D. Frank is filling in on afternoons 3-7pm this month while KLTY PD Mike Prendergast searches for new talent to fill the drive-time slots. 

Reed hosted mornings on KLTY until December 2022 when he retired after almost 31 years at KLTY (21 years on KLTY morning show).


Port Huron, MI based HopeFM flipped the switch and went on the air with newest station WNFH/Vassar, MI (98.9 FM) serving the Bay Region of Michigan this Monday July 1st.  The new signal doubles the reach of HopeFM by covering the markets of Flint, Saginaw, Bay City and surrounding communities.

Watch video of the launch HERE.


Southern Gospel stations looking for “4th of July” imaging can find it courtesy of Daywind Radio Show prep. Greg Goodman provides artist liners for the holiday free to use as you wish. Go HERE to download.



Family Life Radio/Tucson has been named a Top Workplaces 2024 honor by The Arizona Top Workplaces.

Evan Carlson, president and CEO of Family Life Radio shared, “We recognize the incredible value of being honored with this award and will continue striving to ensure Family Life Radio remains a top workplace. Our amazing employees are the heart of our success!”

Family Life Radio employees provided feedback through a third-party survey (Energage, LLC) with results placing them on the Top Workplaces list for 2024. The confidential survey uniquely measures the employee experience and its component themes, including employees feeling respected and supported, enabled to grow, and empowered to execute, to name a few.


HisAir Job Alert sponsored by FaithSearch Partners –

Dallas/Fort Worth’s 94.9 KLTY-FM is looking for an afternoon host to join the KLTY family.

If interested go HERE.


GIN (Gospel Industry Network) 2024 National Conference  is set to take place September 27-28 in Nashville. The event will be at hosted at The Hyatt Place Green Hills.  The conference offers classes and seminars on Digital Media and Technology, Songwriting and Publishing, Social media and content creation, Ministry administration practices and policies and more! Join the conversation about the future of Gospel music, Integrity and Ministry.

Find out more HERE.


The first round ballot for the 55th Annual GMA Dove Awards will be closing Tuesday, July 2 at 8:00pm CT. Results of this ballot will determine the 2024 Dove Nominees.


HisAir NEWS FLASHBACK – July 1, 2022 – EMF is airing this looped message on 97.7 in the Bay Area as of this morning. “This is KJLV Los Altos with a special announcement for K-LOVE listeners,” the announcement said. “Positive encouraging K-LOVE in San Jose has moved to 95.3 FM and K-LOVE in the San Francisco can be heard at 107.3. So, now is the time to set a new preset to K-LOVE in the Bay Area — 95.3 San Jose, 107.3 San Francisco — your homes for positive encouraging music 24 hours a day.”


Milestones:
Charles Van Dyke 7 years at Provident Music Group
Susie Larson 9 years at Moody Radio
Ben Holsen 3 years at Faith Radio Network/St Paul
WMBW/Chattanooga (Moody Radio) celebrating 51 years on the air

6/30
Joseph Reed
3 years at Singing News Radio
Adam Nash Biddell 18 years at Family Life Radio/Tucson
Brian Kerkan 6 years at WPOZ/Orlando
Isaac Gutierrez1 year at Spanish Fuzión/Tyler
Jim Stephens retired from Carolina Christian Radio/Wilmington 2 years ago
WFAX/Falls Church, VA leaves Christian format 2 years ago

Prayer List:
Calvin Grabau
DJ Paine

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