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Industry News Bits THU 6-22-23

Fundraisers this week .. WCSG/Grand Rapids (Compassion)

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

WERC HD2/Birmingham – 3.2
WAGG/Birmingham – 1.6
WBHJ HD3/Birmingham – 0.5
WGTK HD3/Greenville – 0.4
WPZZ/Richmond – 3.9

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The Big Redd Radio Show has been picked up in syndication by the Howard University Radio Network and will air on HUR Voices Sirius XM Channel 141 starting July 2nd.

“Howard University has long been a beacon of excellence in education, culture, and community engagement,” says Vicci Saunders, Director of Multicast with the WHUR Howard University Radio Network. “We are excited to bring the incredible ‘Big Redd Radio Show’ on Sirius XM 141 HUR Voices to continue that tradition of excellence.” The Big Redd Radio Show has swiftly solidified itself as exemplary, relatable, approachable, and vibrant, presenting the best in Christian hip-hop, Christian pop, and Rhythm and Praise music. With a syndication network spanning 27 radio stations, including prominent markets such as Tampa, Atlanta, Virginia Beach, and Orlando, the show has garnered a dedicated following across the nation.

“I’m absolutely elated to join The Howard University Radio Network and HUR Voices Sirius XM 141,” says Big Redd. “This partnership propels our mission to touch lives,
inspire hearts, and spread a message of faith and positivity to people of all walks of life!”

The Big Redd Radio Show will air on HUR Voices Sirius XM 141 on Sundays at 3pm EST and Tuesdays at 8pm EST

Katie Rose has exited the Project Manager position at Vidare Creative. She joined the group in 2020 and was previously was with WayFM/Nashville. Katie has joined Transparent productions as a marketing manager working under Tamara Moore.



The FCC Media Bureau has officially announced the opening of a filing window for new LPFM (Low Power FM) construction permits. The window is scheduled to be open from November 1 to November 8.

This anticipated window follows the previous 2021 window for new noncom educational applications.

The FCC clarified that the filing window is open for LPFM proposals across the entire FM band, specifically Channels 201 to 300.

Stating that this is the first LPFM filing window since 2013, the FCC encourages potential applicants to begin familiarizing themselves with the application process.

All new applications must be submitted electronically using FCC Form 2100, Schedule 318, within the Bureau’s Licensing Management System. The Schedule 318 form is currently being updated and the revised version will be released well in advance of the filing window.

Deborah Raymond is now handling Promotion & Events at KTSY/Boise.

Katie Henslin joins PraiseLive/Minneapolis as Operations Director.

Curb Word artists We Are Messengers releases a new acoustic version of the title track “Wholehearted,” from their third studio album, which features CHH legend, KB. The driving pop anthem boasts of a God who extends forgiveness and grace freely and loves with His whole heart. Personal lyrics color the song co-penned by the band’s Irish-born frontman. “Wholehearted (Acoustic) [feat. KB]” was written by Darren Mulligan, Jeff Pardo and KB; and produced by Jeff Pardo.

Greg Goodman reports – The Recording Academy has named several people from southern gospel music to their 2023 New Member Class.  This includes Lee Black, Matthew Gooch, Jaquita Lindsey Jenkins, Dusty Wells and Zane & Donna King.

KLJY/St Louis (99.1 JOY FM) & KXBS/St Louis (BOOST Radio) Production and Imaging Director Jake Moore has exited the station. Jake has joined Relevant Radio in Chicago as Digital Audio Content Manager. 

Jordan DeSocio 2 years at KLJY/St Louis
Glenn Moore 19 years ay Glenn Moore Voice Overs/Imaging

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