Industry News

Industry News Bits MON 8-7-23

The Nielsen JULY PPM release starts TODAY. Markets include Dallas, Houston, Atlanta and more on Day 1. Nielsen PPM Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company on HisAir. The latest number are HERE.

Nielsen AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid – SP 23

WYNL/Charleston, WV – 1.5
KHPE/Eugene – 1.5
WEMM/Huntington – 2.3
WYPZ/Macon – 4.0
WAFT/Valdosta – 3.3
WCLQ/Wausau – 2.3
WGNV/Wausau – 1.9

Christian Radio Ratings on HisAir.Net are sponsored by Dunham+Company. Go HERE for latest.

Early bird pricing for the Spark Media Conference (for Christian Podcasters & Creatives) will end tonight at midnight. The Early Bird ticket deadline was supposed to end on 8/1, but has been extended. 

The 2023 Spark Media Ignite Conference is taking place September 28-30, 2023, in Houston, TX, This year’s event promises a star-studded lineup of industry experts, exclusive networking opportunities, and hands-on workshops to elevate your podcast. Also added is an award category for the best radio show podcast.

Special speakers include Adam Curry, considered to be the founding father of podcasting. Adam is casting a vision for the future of podcasting at the 2023 Spark Media Ignite Conference. For full speaker lineup go HERE.

Learn more about the 2023 Spark Media Ignite conference and awards gala HERE.

WPER/Fredericksburg PD Frankie Morea, with staff members Eric Calhoun, Precious Dyson, Heather Shelley, and Listener Engagement Director Tommy Newman man the booth at the Frederick Nationals Baseball game on July 25th, one of dozens of summer events that help the station connect with the local community.  WPER sponsors Tuesday night games throughout the summer, giving its listeners a chance to win tickets and station gear.












FNDRSNG presents its August Webinar “Drive Prep: Spiritual Bootcamp” on Aug 24th at 2PM ET. Discussion will focus around the actions to make fundraising both an act of doing our part and praying for God to do his, and clearly understanding the difference.

Register for the FREE webinar HERE.

CMB Charlotte Summit registration closes this Friday. The 2 day Charlotte Summit takes place Aug 24-25 and will focus on Music & Programming Day 1 and Digital Day 2.

Go HERE for more info.

Greg Goodmans show prep reports The Southern Gospel Music Association has named two more members of their Hall Of Fame Class of 2023.  Norman Holland’s  35 year career in southern gospel music was behind the scenes working at The Benson Company, Chapel Records and finally he spent 16 years as Vice President of A & R at Daywind Records until his death in 2014.

Also being inducted into the SGMA Hall Of Fame, Danny Funderburk.  Danny is best known for his years with The Cathedrals and for his own group, Perfect Heart.  Recent years have seen him continue as a soloist. The SGMA Hall Of Fame induction will take place as part of The National Quartet Convention in late September. 

Greg Yoder 8 years at Keys For Kids
Marcy Rinehart 27 years at Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Prayer List:
Paul Pitts

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