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Industry News Bits THU 4-6-23

Fundraisers this week .. WKJD/Columbus, IN .. WYGS/Columbus, IN


KBYO/Monroe, LA (Power 92.7) has shifted from Positive Hip Hop and R&B to a 24/7 Worship format. The station name remains Power 92.7. 

KBYO is sister station to Media Ministries KBMQ/Monroe (88.7 The Cross). 


Based in London, Premier Christian Radio network celebrated its End of Financial Year Appeal with more than 100% of the goal achieved. This marks the second highest response in the history of this nationwide media ministry.

God is actively at work through the team at Premier Christian Radio in the UK, and their sister stations Premier Praise and Premier Gospel, as they cut through culture with the truth of the Gospel. This is all possible thanks to the ongoing generosity of listeners, including brand new supporters responding in this appeal. The ministry also took another step forward in establishing a permanent home at an historic former church campus.

Dunham+Company is celebrating with Premier Christian Radio as the ministry brings the message of hope, takes a stand, and makes it possible for their listeners to have a powerful impact in the lives of so many. It’s an honor to serve alongside such a great team!


The Awakening Foundation, powered by Awakening Events, announces the not-to-be-missed tour coming this fall. For the first time in history, three of the most popular artists in Christian music – TobyMac, MercyMe, and Zach Williams – are teaming up for an unforgettable concert experience. Running for twelve dates throughout November, this trio of award-winning musicians will hit key markets including Atlanta, GA, Tulsa, OK, Detroit, MI, and Buffalo, NY. The tour is sponsored by World Vision and Altrua HealthShare.

Beginning today and running through April 10, fans can gain access to an exclusive pre-sale by texting the word PRIORITY to #615-813-6017.  The pre-sale begins April 12 at 10am local time and ends April 13 at 11:59pm local time. Fans who sign up in advance will receive an access code via text message on April 11.

“The Awakening team couldn’t be more thrilled to bring together the talents of TobyMac, MercyMe, and Zach Williams for this incredible tour,” states Dan Fife, founder and President of Awakening Events. “Each artist brings their own unique sound and style to the stage, and we can’t wait to see them unite to create an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience for fans.”


God’s Pit Crew volunteers and staff are revealing a new home today for a Kentucky family who lost everything in last summer’s devastating floods. This, as our teams deploy across the country providing hope and help for survivors of several tornado outbreaks.

Our team has been working in Letcher, Kentucky, rebuilding a home for the Smith family, who lost everything when massive floods swept through the region. God’s Pit Crew has rebuilt, furnished, and decorated a new home for them in less than two weeks, for free.

God’s Pit Crew President Randy Johnson says, “The recent tornado outbreaks across the country have been catastrophic and heartbreaking. We hurt for all those who have been impacted by these deadly storms and we are praying for them. We are so grateful to be able to deploy volunteers across the country and provide tractor-trailer loads of supplies and Blessing Buckets to help. Meantime, we’re excited to return to eastern Kentucky to build a new home for the Smith family. Our work would not be possible without our amazing volunteers and donors. Thank you to all who support God’s Pit Crew.”


New Job Alert:

KPOF/Denver (Pillar Media) is looking for an organized, self-motivated, computer-savvy individual to oversee our administrative office and donor development functions.  The position reports to the Director of Donor Services.

Check the listing HERE


There are just a few days left to receive discounted convention registration rates and hotel rooms for #NRB2023. May 22-25 at the Orlando World Center Marriott.  

If you haven’t registered yet, you can still take advantage of discounted convention registration pricing and save $100 before rates increase April 14. 

Register HERE.  


Milestones:
Linda Yeager 3 years at WTGN/Lima
Paul Martin 1 year at Hope Media Group
Todd Gale 9 years at CJLF/Barrie
Josh Booth 14 years at WFHM/Cleveland


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