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Industry News Bits THU 2-1-24

Fundraisers this week .. none reported.

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AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid FALL 23
KNWC/Sioux Falls – 8.7

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The Holiday 23 Nielsen PPM release is complete. January PPM due 2/20.


KVFE/Del Rio Public Relations Coordinator Josh Guevara is exiting his full time position to focus on caring for his parents. He will continue to voice track and help with social media for the Inspiracom station. Josh joined Inspiracom in 2014.

Inspiracom is the parent ministry for KVFE as well as KBNJ/Corpus Christi, KVMV/McAllen and 11 other stations.

 


WORQ/Green Bay (Q90 FM) celebrates 30 years on the air today. The station is owned and operated by Lakeshore Communications and went on the air Feb 1st. 1994. WORQ was originally assigned to 88.5, and later moved to 90.1. The station is inviting listeners to an open house today and serving birthday cake for their 30th anniversary.


KJIC/Houston GM Justin Vaughn checks in with HisAir, “After an incredible 46-year journey, my father (Bob Vaughn), the founder of Community Radio Inc. (KJIC), has officially retired. Stepping into the role of General Manager and President, I am committed to continuing the legacy he dedicated his life to. Community Radio, Inc. remains unwavering in its mission to bring comfort, encouragement, and strength to Christians worldwide, serving as a beacon of light to the lost.”

Community Radio Inc. operates Christian Country stations KJIC (90.5) and KQLC/Sealy (90.7).


Augusta, GA based Good New Network is purchasing WZSN/Greenwood SC (Sunny 103.5) and translator W274CC 102.7 from owner Broomfield Broadcasting.

The deal is awaiting approval from the Federal Communications Commission. Good News Network runs Christian stations in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama and Virginia, mostly concentrated in Georgia.


Calvary Radio Network is buying W244DF/Logansport, IN (96.7 FM) from CSN International.

Tyler based Encouragement Media Group has closed on the purchase KKTH/Bosque Farms, NM (104.7)

The Power Foundation is selling WABB/Belton, SC and (1390) translator W286DD (105.1 FM) for 50k.

 


HisAir FLASHBACK – Feb1, 2017 – KFMK/Austin ( SPIRIT 105.9) morning personality Steve Sunshine adds the role of Program Director to his duties. Meanwhile Lisa Keil will now serve as Promotions & Marketing Director.


Milestones:
Jon Hamilton 33 years at Christian FM
Lynette Morgan 16 years at KWPZ/Seattle
James Doty 1 year at KBNJ/Corpus Christi
KSBJ/Houston morning show with Rachelle, Carder, Reyna, & Bill celebrate 8 years
Shadow 9 years at WPOZ/Orlando
Jeff Crabtree 5 years at Dickerson, Bakker, & Associates
Chris Ortiz 5 years at KPUL/Des Moines
Anne Graham Lotz “Living in the Light” starts its 10th year

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