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

WXOK/Baton Rouge – 2.8
WLLV/Louisville – 0.6
WSDF HD2/Louisville – 0.4
KKND/New Orleans – 2.2
WYLD AM/New Orleans – 1.7
WBSN/New Orleans – 0.9
KZTH/Oklahoma City – 0.6
WKDD HD2/Akron – 1.0
WPZZ/Richmond – 3.9
WLFJ/Greenville – 3.9
WERC HD2/Birmingham – 4.0
WAGG/Birmingham – 2.4

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Nik Curtis Beal from Bandkind tells HisAir Audio Adrenaline founder/frontman Mark Stuart has been hit by a semi truck in Nairobi. Nik, pictured with Mark, worked music for Audio Adrenaline in the 1990s and has partnered with Stuart on his latest endeavor with vocal group Anthem Lights, tells HisAir that Mark is currently in a Nairobi hospital with multiple broken bones.

 Mark was raised in Haiti, is son to missionary parents.  He later founded Haitian based orphanage(s) and The Hands & Feet Project.  Mark lost his voice due to an incurable Neurological condition, and is author of the book “Losing My Voice to Find It:  How A Rock Star Discovered His Greatest Purpose” (Thomas Nelson, 2019).  Prayers of healing for Mark’s broken bones and wisdom for Nairobi doctors as they care for his immediate needs.

WGTS/Wash DC afternoon co-host Stacey Stone went to the National Association of Broadcasters Studio this past week. She was joined by Guy Lambert from WPGC/Wash DC, and they recorded on-camera segments for the Marconi Radio Awards Finalist broadcast.

Stacey tells HisAir, “This is the first time the NAB is using on-air talent to announce the finalists and it was an incredible honor.”

Stacey’s husband & co-host Johnny Stone was there as her biggest cheerleader. 

WGTS won two NAB Marconi Radio Awards in 2021 for Religious Station of the Year and Best Radio Podcast of the Year for “We Need To Talk.” You can watch the announcements live on Tuesday, July 25th at 1 p.m. ET at nab.org/Marconis. And share your reactions on social media using #MarconiAwards.













WDJC/Birmingham MD/midday host Justin Brown celebrates his 20th anniversary at the station on his show Friday 7/21. Special guests include Jason Roy from Buliding 429 and Mark Hall from Casting crown, plus more surprises.


Digital marketing specialist Matt Mundt and his wife Rebecca recently had the opportunity to be extras on the set of The Chosen. Filming for season 4 is wrapping up and should be released later this year. The Chosen is the largest crowd-funded media project ever. Look for the Mundts in the new season. Watch some behind-the-scenes clips from their trip HERE.

It’s been two weeks since the launch of Meta’s newest social platform, Threads. The response has been huge. In fact, Threads is the fastest app to reach 100 million members ever.

If you haven’t heard yet, Threads is a new, text-based social network. It’s been positioned as a direct competitor of Twitter – but there are some key differences (as of right now). So how should the introduction of Threads impact your organization’s social strategy?

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