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Industry News Bits TUE 6-25-24

Fundraisers this week .. Hope 103.2/NSW, AUS .. 

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


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Nielsen MAY PPM is complete.  Go HERE for latest PPM ratings. June PPM arrive 7/9.


Barefoot Media Ministries KTSY/Boise & KOAY/Boise (Project 88.7) are doing big tower work this summer! KTSY’s Boise antenna has had severe damage and is on an old tower. An opening to move tower locations, which includes significant upgrades and cheaper rent is planned for this summer. The Twin Falls antenna is also damaged – leaving both of KTSY’s main markets at risk.

This spring, KTSY, in partnership with i58:10 Media did a special fundraiser to provide the needed funds to upgrade both of these sites. With a goal of $150,000, the goal was met in one day and a morning show, and funds continue to come in!

Brian Yeager, President of Barefoot Media Ministries says, “i58:10 has become an invaluable partner. Not only do they train our team in fundraising, they help us execute the fundraisers at a very high level. The growth and expansion of Barefoot Media Ministries in large part because of the strategic fundraising mindset that i58:10 brings.”

Completion of the upgrades are scheduled for the first two full weeks of July.

Pictured L-R: David Harms, i58:10, Volunteer phone operator, Brian Yeager, President of Barefoot Media Ministries, Tristi Hendrick, KTSY AM Show


Giving USA 2024 was released, reporting on total giving for 2023.

The key findings include:

  • Total giving grew 1.9% in current dollars.
  • Adjusted for inflation, giving declined by 2.1%.
  • All four sources of giving in 2023 grew in current dollars but remained flat or declined when adjusted for inflation.
  • Giving grew in all nine categories of nonprofits that receive charitable contributions except for giving to religion and international affairs, both of which declined when adjusted for inflation.

Get your copy of Giving USA 2024 HERE


HisAir Job Alert sponsored by FaithSearch Partners –

Faith Radio is seeking an innovative Operations Specialist to join our expanding team and help assist with the growth of our digital and terrestrial radio signals.

If interested go HERE.


The first round ballot for the 55th Annual GMA Dove Awards is OPEN now through Tuesday, July 2 at 8:00pm CT. Results of this ballot will determine the 2024 Dove Nominees. 


HisAir NEWS FLASHBACK – June 25, 2021 – KJRN/Keene, TX (88.3 The Journey) GM Michael Agee is exiting the station. Agee will join WGTS/Wash DC in an undisclosed off air position. Agee has been with KJRN since 2010 and previously was GM at KTSY/Boise.

 


Milestones:
Dan Connors 4 years at WPOZ/Orlando
Peter Chagnon 3 years at WCLQ/Wausau
Matt Williams 21 years at Matt Williams VO
Stacie Vining 13 years at Merge PR
WPCS/Pensacola (Rejoice Radio) celebrating its 63rd anniversary

Prayer List:
Mike Kankelfritz

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