Industry News

Industry News Bits MON 9-18-23

Fundraisers this week .. KGBI/Omaha .. WNWC/Madison .. KTIS/Minneapolis .. Vida Unida/Houston .. WCTS/Maplewood, MN .. Sound of Life Radio Network/Lake Katrine NY .. Family Life Network/Tucson .. KSBJ/Houston .. WPOZ/Orlando .. Family Radio/Franklin .. KJIL/Meade .. The JOY FM/Florida

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

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

AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid AUG

WEEC/Dayton – 1.2
WCSG/Grand Rapids – 7.0
WJQK/Grand Rapids – 2.8
KGBI/Omaha – 2.1
KXOJ/Tulsa – 6.3

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Libby O’Driscoll has joined the TRIBL Records promo team.

TRIBL VP of National Promotion Rachael Hession told HisAir today, “I am thrilled to have Libby on the TRIBL radio team. She has built strong relationships with radio over the past couple of years. Her passion for artists and desire to continue to learn stood out to me from the first time I met her. I believe she’s the right person to partner with as we continue to grow our relationship with radio.”

Previously Libby was with Fair Trade Services and exited last month.

WBGL/Champaign morning co-host Johnathon Eltrevoog fills the KTLF/Colorado Springs PD opening. Eltrevoog will remain with WBGL.

WFSH/Atlanta (104.7 The Fish) air talent Beth Bacall won a Gabby Award for “Best On-Air Personality for Large Market Radio” at GABCON the annual event held by The Georgia Broadcaster’s Association (GAB).

The gathering, held on September 15 and 16, 2023 brought together industry leaders and professionals to inspire and celebrate excellence and innovation in broadcasting. GABCON continues to be the largest and most influential gathering of radio and television broadcasters in Georgia, fostering collaboration, innovation, and the celebration of excellence in the field.


Podcast host Nik Curtis Beal of Bandkind joined Killer Bee Studios in the Horizon World (virtual reality) to talk with a live studio audience about real life transformation and identifying God in our story.

Nik told HisAir, “To a novice, becoming an avatar is not without its functioning challenges in the Metaverse, but the message of the human voice was clear and strong. Transformation is happening across the “real” world (no matter what world you happen to jump into). Grateful to Brian Curee (Mr. Killer Bee) and his co-host (Mrs Killer Bee) for their presence and good work in virtual reality and their outreach to many looking for real, lasting hope. Nik (pictured center),”

WCSG/Grand Rapids has launched a new podcast titled “Through Rough Waters”. Hosted by Assistant Program Director and on-air host, Zach Groenendal and Kevin DeKam from the local counseling organization West Michigan Wellness Group, Through Rough Waters explores the world of mental health with a Biblical perspective. Each episode features scripture, listener Q&A and a focus topic with insight and support from Christian Licensed Professional Counselors.

Zach says, “I am so grateful for this platform and the ability to have this important discussion. As someone who has been working through anxiety and depression for my entire life, it’s so important to me to remove the stigma of mental health issues and therapy – especially within the world of Christianity. It is my hope that everyone who engages with this podcast will realize that they are not alone in their struggles and that they will reach out and begin the therapy process.”

Program Director Brittany Riva says, “As a Christian radio station, I believe we have a responsibility to engage in difficult, important conversations. ‘Through Rough Waters’ allows WCSG to engage with our listeners on a platform that allows us to give the time and space that these conversations deserve. Zach has done a wonderful job launching it and we are excited to offer this to our listeners. It’s just the beginning of new ways we are looking to serve and build relationships with
our listeners.”

New episodes release bi-weekly on Tuesdays, and can be found on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and at wcsg.org

NEW JOB ALERT: Imagine success at one of America’s most respected heritage Christian radio stations in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

Spirit FM Morning Co-Host – HERE.

Vision Christian Radio/Queensland has launched a new radio station in Cobram, VIC, (88.0). The station went to air on the Aug 15th. This is Vision’s 68th radio station out of the 100 stations 2021-2023 project and the 807th station overall.


Tyler McKenzie
18 years at WPOZ/Orlando
Dave Woodworth celebrates 39 years at Moody Radio

Ryan Gagne 12 years at WYQQ/Worcester (Q90 FM)
Joseph Pitt 3 years at Moody Radio/Chicago
Jack Haveman 16 years at WGNB/Zeeland, MI (Moody Radio)

James Sanders celebrates 44 years at Ambassador
KeepTheFaith celebrates 13 years on the air

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