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Industry News Bits TUE 10-24-23

Fundraisers this week .. KEEH/Spokane .. The LifeFM/Greenville .. WMVV/Griffin, GA .. WBGL/Champaign .. The Family/Appleton .. K-LOVE .. SOS Radio .. PraiseLive/Minneapolis .. Let us know when your Station Fundraiser takes place… news@hisair.net


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Hope Media Group and Compassion International in partnership with KSBJ/Houston & WayFM are presenting the much-loved story SCROOGE: A Christmas Carol starting on November 16. This 4-part, fully dramatized and all-new adaptation of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens will get the entire family in the Christmas spirit. While being true to the original story, screenwriter P.G. Cuschieri and creator/producer Mark Ramsey imagined fresh story elements with beloved actors Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings) & John Rhys-Davies (Indiana Jones). This new adaptation will highlight inspirational family themes that will encourage listeners for many Christmases yet-to-come.

“On behalf of Hope Media Group, I am incredibly proud to announce Scrooge: A Christmas Carol. This podcast experience features a star-studded cast that delivers a Hollywood quality experience to listeners of any age. Scrooge is a testament to our passion for spreading Hope through engaging content for the entire family. We are eager to present this production in cooperation with our friends at Compassion international who share our desire to see lives transformed.”

SCROOGE: A Christmas Carol will be available wherever you find podcasts. Watch the trailer HERE.


WCVO/Columbus (104.9 the River, Columbus) announces an all-star podcast partnership with former NBA All-Star for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Mark Price. The “Mark Price for 3” podcast has released over 50 episodes, with each one including three major areas of focus: NBA analysis, basketball coaching, and faith-based conversations. Host Aaron Conrad and Price encourage the listener through each episode, bringing fans closer to the game AND closer to God! On the River partnership.

Price says, “I’m very excited to join with The River to be a part of their programming and podcasts. They do so much quality content and to be asked to come be a part of that is something I’m really, really excited about and look forward to that partnership.”

River Podcast Director, Chad Bradley, says, “Providing unique, creative and impactful podcasts to the River listening family has been the goal and the Mark Prove for 3 podcast checks all of the boxes. We could be more thrilled for this partnership.”


The National Association of Gospel Radio (NAGR) invites all to join the Gospel Radio 60-minute Monthly Power Call. The call will Thursday, October 26 at 6PM CT / 7PM ET / 4PM PT. On the call: Gospel radio professionals discuss Industry Updates, ⁠Presentations on Sales (increase your stations’ bottom line); Programming (get your station ready for holiday listening); Internet & Satellite (FCC opens up Low Power FM),

Get Registered HERE.


Southern Gospel artists Troy and Katy Peach with Andrew Goldman, announce the formation of their new trio, Peach Goldman.

Troy Peach expressed his excitement about the new group, saying “I am incredibly thrilled and blessed to embark on this new musical journey with Peach Goldman, a trio that features my wife, Katy, and my dear friend and former road mate, Andrew Goldman. As we unite our voices and hearts, I am filled with anticipation for what God has in store for us in the future.”


103.9 Life FM/Gippsland, Victoria AUS  is celebrating 20 years broadcasting positive, uplifting music and messages of hope. Life FM also features locally-made programs such as Gippsland Perspective, which covers local news and events, Light Up Latrobe and Make Gippsland Great Again.

Deb Bye is the person who got Life FM on the air. Deb says she was motivated by a desire to give the Christian community a place in Gippsland radio which hadn’t previously existed.

“In 1999, when I started doing deputations to tell people we wanted to start a radio station, I met a lady in South Gippsland, who said, “I’ve been praying for Christian radio in Gippsland for 20 years”. For me, that was like a rubber stamp, I was on the right track,” Deb said.


HisAir FLASHBACK – Oct 24, 2022 – Walla Walla University-based Christian music network Positive Life Radio has significantly expanded its coverage for the first time since 1997 with its purchase of a station to serve the Portland, Oregon area.


Milestones:
Rey Alonzo 1 years at Kinship Radio/Mankato, MN

Prayer List:
Daniel Magnuson


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