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Industry News Bits Mon 8-15-22

Check out the Nielsen July PPM numbers for subscribing stations. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company on HisAir.

We’ll see the Aug PPM starting 9/6.

Remember Fall Sharathons this week.. WCVO/Columbus 

Eric & Heather find a new home.. Story HERE

NRB members are invited to nominate the individuals and organizations they believe best meet the awards criteria for the 2023 NRB Annual Media Awards. Self-submissions are encouraged from NRB full members, and award recipients must be current NRB full members, unless otherwise noted.

Go HERE for the list of all available awards along with the criteria for each.
Join NRB and thousands of Christian media professionals at the  for
The NRB 2023 International Christian Media Convention will be in Orlando at the Orlando World Center Marriott.

For updates on convention registration and programming, visit www.nrbconvention.org

StowTown Records received multiple nominations for the 2022 Dove Awards. Label co-founder and producer, Wayne Haun, has garnered five nominations. Haun’s nominations once again include Producer of the Year, as well as four production nominations in various categories including all three of the StowTown album nominations. StowTown artists Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Legacy Five and Sunday Drive are all nominees for the 53rd annual GMA Dove Awards.

KKEQ/Grand Forks, ND (Your Q FM) PD Josh Jones and his wife Yvonne celebrate two Years on the morning show together. On August 11th it was two years ago that “Waking Up With The Joneses” began with the addition of Yvonne to the morning show on Your QFM!,

Josh told HisAir, “We often hear from friends “I could never work with my spouse!”  We actually really like each other, and compliment each other!  Plus where can you give each other good natured jabs, and your radio family totally gets it?”

Yvonne interview HERE.

Carlos Aguiar did he’s debut show at KLOVE today as the new 9-noon CT host. EMF expanded its on-air lineup with the addition of Aguiar on K-LOVE and Mary O’Brien who will handle evenings on Air1 stating tonight. Story HERE

Pictured L-R below is Carlos (the new guy wearing employee badge!) with his new coworkers Lauree Austin, & Skip & Amy. 

He’s been a huge force in Christian radio and missions through the years. Wayne Pederson shares about his cancer diagnosis and the unexpected journey he’s taking. Wayne is the former Vice President of Moody Radio and former president of HCJB/Reach Beyond.

What are the lessons he’s learning from this crucible? Don’t miss the encouragement on Moody Radio’s Chris Fabry Live.  Listen HERE.

Wayne was diagnosed with Cancer in July and will be receiving treatments at MD Anderson in Houston. 


WPOZ/Orlando (Z88.3) celebrates 27 years on the air. 

Owner Central Florida Educational Foundation, Inc, headed up by President/Founder Jim Hoge signed on August 14, 1995. 

Meg Geissinger 14 years at WBYO/Sellersville (The Word FM) 
Ana Herrador 9 years at KSBJ/Houston
WPOZ/Orlando celebrates 27 years on the air

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