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Industry News Bits THU 3-23-23

Fundraisers this week .. KWFC/Springfield .. WCSG/Grand Rapids .. Christian Family Radio/Bowling Green .. WNWC/Madison .. KNWS/Waterloo .. CHRI/Ottawa .. CJLF/Barrie ..


Nielsen February PPM releases continue with Day 4 TODAY. Its Nashville, West Palm Beach and more markets. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company on HisAir. Latest PPM numbers are HERE.


WGLY/Burlington, VT (The Light Radio Network) PD Mornings Shawn Tkach will be leaving the station to join CBN Radio as Operations Manager. Shawn has been with WGLY since 2015. 

Shawn tells HisAir, “I will be working to manage the strategy and execution of the CBN Radio brands and increase their digital audience engagement. CBN’s streaming radio has 12 different formats ranging from Contemporary, Gospel, Kids Music, to News.”

Shawn’s last day at WGLY is April 28th.


Former KXBS/St Louis (BOOST Radio) morning co-host JBo Marie checks in with HisAir.  JBo has joined GeminiXIII Media’s first Omnichannel show, The TJ Show. The Nationally Syndicated Show focus on radio, podcasting and video/social platforms. 

JBo left BOOST Radio in Jan this year. She joined BOOST in 2014, hosting evenings then moving to mornings in 2018. Previous to locating in St Louis JBo was with WPOZ/Orlando (Z88.3).

Former KEZK-HD3/St. Louis (The Spirit 102.5) PD Stel Pontikes tells HisAir he is now at NewsTalkSTL 101.9/94.1 with Mike Ferguson in the Morning, Mon-Fri 5:30am-9am.

Stel says “News/talk is definitely different than music radio…ha!!”


WECC/St Mary’s, GA (The Lighthouse) reports on the recent Sharathon. 

WECC Station Manager Paul Hafer told HisAir, “We had a great day of fellowship with our Lighthouse family and meeting new friends, during our one day Open House and Sharathon. Lots of fun and food with special thanks to our local McDonald’s, Sonny’s BBQ, and Chick-fil-A. Nearly $70,000 raised.”

New Job Alert:
KNLR/KNLX GM Terry Cowan needs a new on air host in beautiful Bend, OR.  Interested, check HERE. 


Milestones:
Hannah Chitwood 2 years at WWIL/Wilmington 
Carol Davis celebrates 22 years at WMIT/Black Mountain
Candice Grey 1 year at The JOY FM/Tampa
Bruce Douglas 26 years at Christian FM
Don Casteline 25 years at WGRC/Lewisburg

Prayer List:
Debbie Johnson of Heavens Mountain Band


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