Industry News

Industry News Bits Thu 2-10-22

Robyn Sedgwick announces she is joining Way Media as General Manager of WayFM stations in Colorado and Kansas. She’ll start the position on March 1st. Robyn previously was GM at KTLF/Colorado Springs and KCME/Colorado Springs.

Robyn fills the opening left by Zach Cochran who was named Chief Executive Officer at The Family Radio Network, Inc. based in Appleton, WI last November 2021.

WRDR/Freehold Township, NJ (The Bridge Radio) has filled recent openings for Broadcast Operations Assistant and for the Community Relations Manager position.

Amy Montoya from Southern California is the new Community Relations Manager and Ethan Campbell from Nashville joins as new Broadcast Operations Manager.

Capitol Christian Music Group (CCMG) has promoted EJ Gaines to SVP Marketing/Co-Executive Director of Motown Gospel. Gaines has served as Co-Executive Director of Motown Gospel and Vice President of Marketing at CCMG since 2018, prior to his position as Motown Gospel’s Vice President of Marketing. Gaines reports to Capitol Christian Music Group Co-President Hudson Plachy.

“I’m thrilled for EJ and this well-deserved promotion,” commented Plachy. “EJ is an important part of the senior leadership team at CCMG and he has taken on increased responsibility to serve our artists across the company. He brings unique experience and energy to the artists and partners we serve at CCMG.”

KWND/Springfield (The Wind) Station Manager/mornings Kyle Dowden checks in with HisAir. Kyle says, “The Wind afternoon air personality/production director is still open (listing HERE).

Plus Kyle has created another opening for an overnight host/production assistant. Check that opening HERE

“Love Me Like I Am” is the third track previewing for KING & COUNTRY’s forthcoming LP from Curb Word Entertainment, What Are We Waiting For?, available everywhere March 11, 2022. On the mid-tempo selection—written by Joel and Luke Smallbone, Josh Kerr and Michael Pollack—the brothers wear their heart on their sleeve, vulnerably admitting that they don’t understand a love that stays without strings. The confessional lyrics find the multi-GRAMMY winners owning up to personal insecurities and shortcomings, laying themselves bare in the presence of a grace that gives without condition. “Love Me Like I Am” is available 2/18/22. 

for KING & COUNTRY’s fourth studio project, What Are We Waiting For?, asks a pivotal question in a post-pandemic world. Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone provide the answer across 13 original tracks that confront relevant issues and confirm the duo’s commitment to community, diversity and family. Set against a sonic backdrop painted by the Platinum-selling group’s lush, vivid pop, the collection features cameos from tourmate Dante Bowe, Kirk Franklin and Tori Kelly and includes barrier-breaking single “Relate,” awe-inspiring “Love Me Like I Am” and unifying No. 1 hit “TOGETHER.” What Are We Waiting For? is available for pre-order now and releases on 3/11/22. 

NRB 2022 takes place March 8-11 in Nashville at the Gaylord Resort. HisAir hopes to see you there again this year. Stop by our booth #546 on the exhibit floor and say hi, and grab some FREE stuff!  You can get all the info you need on NRB 2022 HERE.

Josh Raines 2 years at WLAB/Ft Wayne
Ellis & Tyler celebrate 14 years on the WPOZ/Orlando morning show

Prayer List:
Scott Wesley Brown
Denise Pagano

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