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Industry News Bits Tue 12-7-21

Nielsen Nov 2021 PPM Ratings are all in and posted HERE.

KSBJ/Houston owns the biggest cume in Christian Radio at 763,700 and ranks a solid #3 overall AQH P6+ at 6.2. Other stations including WRBS/Baltimore (3.5-4.3), KTIS/Minneapolis (4.8-6.5), KCMS/Seattle (4.5-5.2), KLJY/St Louis (7.7-8.5), KJNW/Kansas City (3.0-4.2), KSOS/Las Vegas (6.6-7-1) and #1 Women 6+, showed increases AQH P6+.

Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company on HisAir. Dec PPM arrives 12/28.

Stations having fundraisers this week.. WGTS/Wash DC.. Air1.. KDNW/Duluth 

Family Stations is purchasing WQBU/Garden City/NYC (92.7) from Univision for $9 mil. WGBU is a Class A, 2kw at 522 ft). Univision has owned WQBU since 2003 when it purchased the station for $60 mil.

WLUV/Rockford, IL (1520 AM/105.3 FM ) is the newest addition to the VCY America Radio Network.

Milwaukee based VCY America Radio Network is currently 54 owned & operated stations: 29 full-power stations across the Midwest and Southwest, plus 25 low power “translator” stations, in addition to 81 “affiliate” stations that carry VCY programs.

TWR’s special radio program The Gift of the Gospel is being offered FREE to stations. The special is hosted by TWR’s Andy Napier and features noted Christian broadcasters and authors Erwin Lutzer, Anne Graham Lotz and Ron Hutchcraft as well as TWR leaders Lauren Libby, Lonnie Berger and Branko Bjelajac.

“During this Christmas season, it’s likely that you’ll be giving presents to friends, family, even co-workers,” says host Andy Napier as he kicks off the fast-moving 25-minute program. “But what about the greatest gift of all – the good news of Jesus? You say, ‘Andy, I know that some of them aren’t Christians, but I really don’t know how to start that kind of conversation.’ Well, that’s what this next half hour is all about, preparing equipping and motivating you to use this special time to share the gospel with others.”

Station managers interested in broadcasting the program should contact John Summerville, TWR director of Radio Station Partnerships, at jsummerville@twr.org for instructions on downloading the audio file.

Marci Truckey is back on the morning show at Your Network Of Praise/Kalispell (YNOP).

Marci exited the station in Oct 2020 to work with her 5 kids at home, because of the shifting school schedules during the pandemic.

Moody Radio Florida Station Manager Andrew Leuthold checks in with HisAir and says he is looking for a Morning Show Producer/Listener Engagement Coordinator. If interested go HERE

Mike Prendergast 16 years at KLTY/Dallas
Dean O’Neal 24 years at WPOZ/Orlando

Prayer List:
Steve Strout

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  • KDNW/Duluth is also fundraising…..


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