Industry News Bits Monday 3-8-21

Worship 24/7 has gone on the air in Duluth.  247 Media Ministries entered an agreement with Twin Ports Radio LLC of Duluth to air Worship 24/7 on 100.9 FM (W265DO) fed by KJOQ-AM.  Worship 24/7 already airs on 93.7 in Central Oregon. 104.9 in Tacoma/South Sound, WA and anywhere online at worship247.com.


Joseph Kebbie has joined Your Network of Praise (YNOP) as Africa Director at the New Life Satellite Network. YNOP plans to launch the New Life Africa Satellite Network on May 1st. 

YNOP General Manager, Roger Lonnquist, said “Joseph’s background and skills are exactly what we need. We had been hoping the Lord would provide someone like him to help us launch the New Life Africa Satellite Network and are grateful that Joseph is joining us in this vital work.”

New Life Africa, with the assistance of Kebbie, seeks to provide relevant, impactful, programming across the African continent via satellite, online, mobile apps, and local FM radio stations.


Finalists were announced today for the 2021 CMB Special Awards. Winners announced June 4 at Momentum in Orlando.

Industry Achievement Award.

  • Paul Cameron – COO, The Family Radio Network
  • Rob Dempsey – Operations Manager / Morning Show Co-Host, WLFJ (HIS Radio)
  • Mike Harper – VP Communications / Morning Show Co-Host, KVNE
  • Bryan O’Neal – Program Director / Morning Show Co-Host, KSGN
  • Bill Scott – Chief Content Officer, Vidare

Community Service Award

  • KLTY/Dallas
  • KNWC/Sioux Falls 
  • KVNE /Tyler
  • WCIE /Tampa 
  • WMIT /Charlotte

Rich Mullins Artist Impact Award

  • Chris Tomlin
  • for KING & COUNTRY
  • Jeremy Camp
  • Natalie Grant
  • Phillips, Craig & Dean

Station wrapping up successful Spring Sharathons include: WHIF/Palatka fundraiser & Worship 24/7.

KEEH/Spokane, Christian FM, and WCVO/Columbus will hold fundraisers this week.


Impact Radio 98.5 FM, in Kampala City, Uganda a project of Victory Christian Centre Church, marks its 24th anniversary.

“On this day in 1997, we hit the airwaves and two years later, we officially launched our operations,” the leadership said in a statement.

Impact Radio has expanded to reach various parts of Uganda including Kampala, Masaka, Busoga, Mbale, Jinja and other districts.


Olivia Yetman has joined Killer Bee Marketing as Social Media Content Strategist.


KHCB/Houston (Keeping Him Close By) celebrates 59 years on the air this month. 

Today the KHCB Radio Network is heard on station in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and around the world on the internet.


WNAP Norristown/Philadelphia PA (Gospel Highway 11) has signed off.  WNAP Inc sold the land that houses the station’s studios and towers. The station, which operated with 4.8kW daytime only, is continuing to stream online while ownership is “currently examining options with respect to returning the station to the air”.


The LifeFM Network  presents Faith Family and Freedom: Saluting Hometown Heroes on Saturday, May 22nd at The William A Floyd Amphitheater in Anderson SC. Scheduled to appear are Guy Penrod, The Guardians, The Whisnants, The Sound, and Cane Creek Bluegrass Band.  Activities to honor Veterans, Servicemen and First-Responders will be included.

Milestones:
Allen Power celebrates 21 years at Salem Media

Prayer List:
Kenny Fowler
William Lee Moore
David Leckie


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