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Industry News Bits Tue 3-15-22

Fundraisers this week at KLRC/Fayetteville.. WFSH/Atlanta.. Moody Radio.. WDBX/Chattanooga.. 

The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission granted Praise FM/Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada a Class A radio license that gives the station a seven-year renewable operating certificate. Praise FM was launched as an internet station in 2016 by Rob Jones, pastor at Faith Baptist Church in Sydney. The new station call letters are CICB at 90.7 FM. It’s coverage footprint is 91,000 people and 43,000 households.

“Six years and $135,000 later, and we’re finally a legitimate faith-based radio station certified by the CRTC — we’re proud that we’re the first such station on Cape Breton Island,” said Jones, who added the station would not be possible if not for the generous support of his church, community and partners.

Ernie Haase & Signature Sound are joining with Michael W Smith for an epic version of his iconic hit, “Friends.” The group released the video collaboration on Friday, March 11, 2022 via their Facebook and YouTube channels.

Haase says: “We’ve crossed paths with Michael W. Smith many times during the years and I’ve always wanted to connect and collaborate but with all of our schedules, it just never worked out. During the pandemic, when no one was really traveling, we were able to make this a reality. This really was a dream come true.”

Houston based online station “A Better Gospel” adds show host is Kim Porter. When asked how she came to name the show, Porter replied “I love this name because where there is more prayer there is more power. My late great uncle Rev. Charles McCoy was a pastor in Dallas, TX and he often said, “Where there is no prayer, there is no power; where there is little prayer, there is little power, BUT where there is More Prayer! there is MORE POWER!”

More Prayer More Power airs Monday – Friday 7am to 8am and again from 9pm to 10pm.

This week on the Singing News Top Twenty Weekly Countdown guest artists include Kim Hopper of The Hoppers, Seth J. Elbe of Southbound, Wendy Hayes of The Mylon Hayes Family, Rodney Griffin of Greater Vision, Keith Erwin of The Erwins, Brad Steele of The Steeles and Phil Collingsworth, Sr. of The Collingsworth Family.

Are you overwhelmed? Overworked? Overcommitted?  If you answered yes, you’re in the stress cycle… but you don’t have to stay there! The Dunham Podcast Network with Trent Dunham is joined by Carey Nieuwhof to discuss his new book, ‘At Your Best’, and how to address obstacles like unfocused time, unleveraged energy and hijacked priorities.

Check it out HERE.

The Taylors “The Same” (StowTown) is the the #1 Southern Gospel song for the 2nd week according to the Singing News POWER 50 Chart.

In the new Apple iOS 15.4 released to the public today, new updates for podcasts are included. Apple Podcasts will let you browse a show by season on show pages and easily jump to a specific season, the default is still displaying the latest season only.

Positions Still Open At Christian Radio:

Nights Promise FM/Gaylord, MI – Go HERE
Chief Programming Officer The Family/WI – Go HERE
Development Director Strong Tower Christian Media/OH  – Go HERE
Digital Program Director Family Life/NY – Go HERE

Sarah Taylor celebrates 19 years at KCMS/Seattle
Dan Bell 6 years at WJBZ/Knoxville

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