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Industry News Bits THU 5-4-23

Fundraisers this week .. WLGT/Washington, NC .. WRNP/Ft Wayne .. WBNH/Pekin, IL .. The Family/Appleton .. KWPZ/Seattle

Nielsen AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid – MAR 23

WLTY HD3/Columbia, SC – 0.3
WDEK/Columbia, SC – 0.2
KPZK/Little Rock – 2.3

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WEEC/Dayton (Hope 100.7) afternoon host CJ McKay has been given additional duties as Production Director. CJ has been with the Strong Tower Christian Media station for 5 years.

Previously he served 10 years at WFFH/Nashville ((94.1 The Fish) and secular radio in Charlotte, New Orleans, Tampa, St Louis.


KLTY/Dallas morning co-host John Hudson checks in with HisAir and wanted to share a new video about his life events that was shot recently. Hudson get’s vulnerable and shares his testimony about how he got to where he is today by the grace of God.

Watch the video “Should Be Dead or In Prison” HERE.

The owner of Christian station WBIB/Forsyth, GA (89.1) Travis Nunn is featured in a piece in the local press.

Read it HERE.

Christian Radio Business:

American Christian Radio has submitted a purchase agreement of one dollar to acquire KYAS, a construction permit located in Artesia, NM (88.7), from New Hope Baptist Church. Additionally, American Christian Radio has filed a separate agreement to acquire the construction permit of KFCA-FM (88.1) in Aberdeen, SD from Northern Plains Baptist Church, also for one dollar

The South Central Oklahoma Christian Broadcasting has submitted a request to give away KOKN, located in Oketo, KS (88.7), and KNEF, located in Franklin, NE (90.1), to CSN International. Both stations are currently not operating.

Rocking M Media has finalized the sale of CHR station KZUH, also known as “92.7 The New Zoo”, to Great Plains Christian Radio for $280,000, as part of Rocking M’s bankruptcy reorganization. Great Plains Christian Radio already possesses contemporary Christian stations KJIH (89.9) and KJRL (105.7) in the same market. The transaction was facilitated by broker Greg Guy of Patrick Communications.

Salem Media Group, Inc.  announced today that it plans to report its first quarter 2023 financial results after the market closes on May 9, 2023. The company also plans to host a teleconference to discuss its results on May 9, 2023, at 4:00 PM Central Time.

NRB’s largest Exhibit Hall in over a decade—40,000 square feet—is officially sold out. HisAir will have a booth again this year, BOOTH 1135.

With 200+ vendors presenting products and services tailored to the needs of Christian media professionals, the 2023 NRB International Christian Media Convention exposition will be an invaluable one-stop shop for media and ministry solutions.

The Exhibit Hall will be open on Tuesday, May 23 and Wednesday, May 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Thursday, May 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Inside the expo, the NRB 2023 Talks and Workshops stages will offer convention-goers opportunities to sharpen their skills by attending industry-specific, topical panels for TV and film, radio, digital media, and more! Session topics will include “Risk Assessment in the Age of Deplatforming,” “New Revenue Opportunities for Christian Broadcasters through ATSC 3.0,” “FCC Engagement,” “Total Digital Transformation of a Traditional Media Ministry,” “Crisis Leadership,” “Google Analytics,” and many more.

Don’t delay! Register now for NRB 2023, taking place at the Orlando World Center Marriott from May 22-25. Check out the Expo-only passes for only $99, which include access to the Exhibit Floor, the Wednesday night worship service, and the ICVM Crown Awards.

Steve Hodges 3 years at TWR

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Anne Gimenez

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