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Industry News Bits THU 11-30-23

Fundraisers this week .. WPOS/Holland, OH .. Family Life Radio/Tucson .. KQLF/Ottumwa, IA

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

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

November PPM’s arrive this week. Day three includes Las Vegas, Portland, & more. 

Go HERE for latest PPM ratings.

WPOS/Holland (Proclaim FM) reports it ended their Year End fundraiser 10 hours early and overshot the goal by $20,000.

KTIS/Minneapolis ranks #1 again in the NOV PPM overall for the 8th month in a row with a 10.3 AQH.

KTIS PD Matt Deane tells HisAir today, “We continue to be amazed at how God is working in the Twin Cities. As we head toward the Christmas season, all of us at 98.5 KTIS are thrilled to be able to reach more people in our communities with the hope we have in Jesus!”


As reported yesterday on HisAir Jeff Detrow has joined Moody Radio/Chicago as Sr Producer.

Regarding the new position at Moody Jeff told HisAir, “I’m putting the “Senior” in Senior Producer. Voice Over, promo writing and audio producing. I know you know a lot of these people here. I’m so grateful to be a part of the team. It’s a whole bunch of people with the hearts and warmth of a small time radio station but on a giant platform, serving a giant God. I’m so happy for this chapter!”

Jeff exited KLOVE in Aug 2020 after hosting afternoons “Jeff & Randi” starting in 2018.  Jeff was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2015 after the long run of “Jeff & Jer Showgram” that aired on mainstream AC radio on KFMB/San Diego.

KBMQ/Monroe (88.7 The Cross) OM Phil Hannon announces he is joining Aiir products as a “Customer Support Specialist”

“I am excited about joining the Aiir Family. And ready to get to work providing support for Aiir products and Playout One Automation!”

New York based Aiir Inc, is a digital provider for radio stations.

Phil joined KBMQ in May 2022 and previously spent almost 10 years at WFHM/Cleveland (95.5 The Fish).

Christmas music programming – HisAir has a playlist of all the new Christmas Songs being released this year. You can access the list on Spotify HERE.

HisAir FLASHBACK – Nov 30, 2018 – KLJY/St Louis (Joy 99.1) scored a AQH +6 8.2 share good for number ONE in the market in the November PPM… KLJY PD Mike Couchman told HisAir.Net, “God has blown our minds this year! 5 months in 2018, JOY-FM has hit #1 in the St. Louis market. Our devoted on-air and behind the scenes teams all played big parts, and God pieced those efforts together!”

The NAB Crystal Radio Award entry period will open on January 1st. Ten NAB member stations will be honored with this prestigious award in recognition of their community service efforts in 2024. More information is available HERE

Bill Mial 65 years at TWR
Todd Christopher
5 years at Prayz Network/WI
Mark Lamb 3 years at WIQO/Lynchburg
Brendan Daniel Taylor 1 year at Sonshine 98five/Perth, AUS

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