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Industry News Bits TUE 2-6-24

Fundraisers this week .. WGTS/Wash Dc (Compassion)

Let us know when your Station Fundraiser takes place… news@hisair.net

Christian Radio Ratings on HisAir.Net are sponsored by Dunham+Company.

AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid FALL 23

Go HERE for latest PPM ratings.

The Holiday 23 Nielsen PPM release is complete. January PPM due 2/20.

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) announces that President Donald J. Trump will address the 2024 NRB International Christian Media Convention as part of the NRB Presidential Forum on February 22, 2024.

“We look forward to hearing President Trump express his vision for the future of our country in distinguished remarks at NRB Convention,” said NRB President & CEO Troy A. Miller. “Over the years, NRB Convention has been honored to host presidential candidates to speak directly to the community of Christian broadcasters on national issues of Christian concern. In this crucial year for our country, there is no better venue for these important conversations than the NRB Convention.”

Trump will speak Thursday, February 22, 8:00 p.m. CT.

ChristianFM Media/SmartRadio Suite has signed new affiliate WAYR/Brunswick, GA, (90.7 WAY Radio) under the ownership of Good Tidings Trust Inc.

WAYR is a part of a family of stations sharing God’s word through CCM in Brunswick GA and their Christian Talk and Teaching stations in Jacksonville and St. Augustine, FL. 90.7 WAY Radio offers a strong lineup of talent like Bart (Wagner) in the Morning, Doug Hannah, The Brant Hansen Show, Lisa Barry, Andy Youso, Kevin & Amy, and more.

For media inquiries, please contact Geoff Moore at Geoff@smartradiosuite.com.

NEW JOB OPENING ALERT: Family Stations based in Franklin, TN is looking for a Director of Donor Development with a robust fundraising leadership background and a strong commitment to serving Jesus Christ and reaching more people with God’s Word.

Check the listing HERE.

The #1 Southern Gospel song this week is Sheaves by Karen Peck & New River.

The Weekly Power 50 Radio Chart is compiled by airplay of National Southern Gospel Radio Networks and Major Market stations across the country. Go to chart HERE.

Way FM is planning a day of prayer later this week leading up to their first pledge drive

Later this week, you have a special opportunity to keep WayFM a place where people across our nation and around the world can come for that encouragement 24/7.


Positive Media 89.9 The Light/Melbourne, AUS morning host Lucy Holmes checks in with HisAir. Lucy is celebrating a milestone of 15 years on the airwaves of 89.9 The Light and one of Melbourne’s longest-serving on-air hosts.

Lucy tells HisAir, “It has been the greatest privilege of my life being on air for so long here in Melbourne! It’s like having a daily conversation with the heartbeat of this remarkable city. Our incredible listeners, their stories, and their unique perspectives have played such an important part in my life, and have honestly made me who I am. Melbourne is a city of endless stories, and I feel privileged to be a part of this narrative.”

Lucy’s journey began in 2009 and has established herself not only as a seasoned broadcaster but also as a beacon of positivity, consistently delivering uplifting radio content that resonates with her dedicated audience, cultivating a space where authenticity, vulnerability and connection thrive. Lucy is also well known as the world’s most successful Kylie Minogue impersonator, in the stage show 100% Kylie, having toured the world for 2 decades, and endorsed by Kylie Minogue herself. She can also be heard often on The Simon Owens Show on 3AW on Saturday nights. 

HisAir FLASHBACK – Feb 6, 2020 – WBGL/Champaign midday personality and network music director Joe Buchanan (pictured below) has been named station manager at Northwestern Media sister station WCIC/Peoria. Joe succeeds Dave Brooks who after nearly 33 years as WCIC Station Manager announced last week he would step down from his full-time role and transition into a consulting role with the station. 

Lucy Holmes 15 years at The Light/Melbourne, AUS
Joe Buchanan 4 years at WCIC/Peoria

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