Industry News Bits TUE 1-3-23
Salem announced today that the Salem Music Network has added Scott and Sam to its weekly syndication lineup. Salem Music Network, based in Nashville, TN, will produce Scott and Sam’s five hour show for daily syndication (Monday – Friday) beginning January 2, 2023. The Scott and Sam Show content is available for any daypart by FTP download.
For the past six years Scott and Sam have hosted the morning show on Salem’s KFSH/Los Angeles ((5.9 The Fish). Scott Valentine also serves as KFSH PD.
When asked about being on the Salem Music Network, Scott and Sam stated, “The Scott & Sam Show has been called the ‘World’s Largest Small Group.’ We’re excited to make room for even more friends to join in. Encouragement, laughing, talking about Jesus; life is better when we hang out together. We’re excited that Salem is opening the door for even more friends!”
According to Salem Music Network General Manager Kevin Anderson, “Our desire at Salem Music Network is to find the best on-air talent within Salem and then build a platform that allows other stations outside of Salem to reap the benefit of having that premier talent featured on their station. Scott and Sam have been well-loved for years in the markets they currently serve. I cannot wait to see where this new endeavor will take them.”
KLJY/St Louis (99.1 JOY FM) & KXBS/St Louis (BOOST 95.5) announce staff changes.
Jeremy Louis has been promoted from Assistant Program Director to Program Director and Music Director at KLJY. Mike Couchman, who previously held this position, has been named Operations Manager for both KLJY and KXBS. Additionally, Jordan DeSocio has been promoted to Assistant Program Director and Music Director at KXBS.
BOOST Morning Host JBo has accepted a new role, but will continue with the team until the end of January. If you are interested in joining the on-air team at KXBS, you can find more information on their website: https://myboostnation.com/jobs/.
The NRB 2023 International Christian Media Convention is an exciting opportunity for Christian media professionals to come together, make new connections, and learn about the latest tools and solutions in the industry. This year’s event, which will take place at the Orlando World Center Marriott from May 22-25, promises to be one of the largest and most successful NRB conventions yet.
Early bird registration is now open, and ends on January 27.
Go HERE to register.
Pillar Ministries has filled its Junior Accountant position. Joani Recinos joins the team in that role.
New CCM music research is here from Troy Research. Go HERE to check out the latest.
Ross McCampbell 32 years at WBCL/Ft Wayne
Lindsey Whitener 4 years at Curb Word Entertainment
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