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Industry News Bits THU 1-18-24

Fundraisers this week .. KTIS/Minneapolis 

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 DEC 23
WCFJ/Columbia – 1.1
KNWI/Des Moines – 5.1
KPZK/Little Rock – 1.2
KEEH/Spokane – 7.5

Go HERE for latest PPM ratings.

The December Nielsen PPM release is complete… Look for Holiday 2023 PPM’s due 1/23.


Congratulations to KEEH/Spokane (Shine 104.9) Darin Patzer and staff as the station ranked #1 in the market in the Dec 2023 Nielsen release with a 7.5 (AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid). It’s not the first time KEEH has been number one, just last May the station was on top.

KEEH has been on the air since 1993 serving the Spokane and Coeur d’ Alene, ID metro market. Within 10 years after signing on, the station received a significant power increase and new tower site on a premier hilltop location.


Focus on the Family podcast “Adventures in Odyssey” will celebrates its 1000th episodes with a party. They’re inviting fans from all over the country to the event that will takes place this August in Colorado Springs.

More info HERE


New JOB Alert: HMG is seeking a VP, Accounting who will be responsible for the management and internal operations of the accounting functions of the organization.

Listing is HERE.


On Wednesday, February 21, NRB 24 will welcome Sebastian Gorka host of “AMERICA First” on the Salem Radio Network. Gorka will deliver the keynote address to the invitation-only 2024 Media Leadership Dinner. Gorka will discuss the importance of Christians speaking uncompromisingly to the culture in order to protect the future of faith and freedom.

Before hosting his “AMERICA FIRST” news talk program, Gorka advised candidate Donald Trump and served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Strategy in 2017. In 2020, Trump appointed him to the National Security Education Board.


Positive Alternative Radio’s (PAR) 12th Annual Vision Week takes place this week. The annual event for PAR employees is aimed to set the plans and goals for 2024.


Discounted registration rates go up tomorrow (1/19) at midnight for NRB 2024 next month in Nashville. The 2024 NRB Convention will be held February 20-23, 2024, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center.

Whether you work in radio, TV, film, church media, or digital marketing, the NRB Convention is a can’t-miss event. NRB 2024 will be filled with resources and connections to help expand and grow your organization or ministry.


The entry window for the NAB Crystal Radio Awards, which recognizes 10 NAB radio member stations for excellence in year-round community service, is now open. Winning stations will be honored at the 2024 NAB Show. Get more info HERE


HisAir FLASHBACK – Jan 18, 2023 – Pam Peoples exits WBGL/Champaign doing her last airshift today. Pam writes on her Facebook page, ” The end of a beautiful chapter with some of the most incredible people God ever made. At 3:01 pm, I hung up my earphones and completed my last on-air shift at WBGL. The past fifteen years of ministry has been one grand adventure. God definitely has used this season to demonstrated He’s ability to bless beyond measure.”


The NAB has published a new report highlighting the crucial role of AM radio in serving as a foundational element of America’s emergency communication infrastructure. The bipartisan AM For Every Vehicle Act has also united broadcasters and garnered more than 400,000 emails, letters, and social media posts from the public. The Act is now within 90% of the majorities needed in both houses of Congress and will be scheduled for a formal vote in the Senate. 

The report “AM Radio is Vital to Ensuring Public Safety” is available HERE


Milestones:
Ellis Feaster 15 years at WPOZ/Orlando
Brittany Minard 5 years at WRVL/Lynchburg
Brian Miller 13 years at WBGL/Champaign
Kevin & Taylor celebrate 7 years syndication by Salem

WNPQ/Canton morning host Jim Berni passed 3 years ago

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