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Nielsen AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid – MAY 23

KRDU/Fresno – 0.1

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Congrats to WCSG/Grand Rapids scoring another #1 yesterday in the Nielsen Audio monthly release. Nielsen AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid – MAY 23

#1 Persons 12+
#1 Women 12+
#1 Women 35-44
#1 Women 25-54

WCSG Executive Director Alicia Wyant told HisAir today, “We are grateful for the unwavering support of our listeners and the dedicated team behind the success at WCSG. Achieving consecutive #1 rankings in West Michigan is a testament to our commitment to delivering exceptional broadcasts and connecting with our community. We are honored and motivated to continue bringing the best content and sharing the message of Jesus with our loyal audience.”

WCSG consultant Brian Wright tells HisAir, “The team at WCSG has a relentless focus on building relationships with their listeners, showcasing them at every opportunity. This comes from an authentic desire to bring hope and inspiration.”

Katie Henslin has been hired as the new PraiseLive/Minneapolis Operations Director.

Katie told HisAir, “I am so excited to have just joined the PraiseLive family, my first few weeks have been a blast full of blessings! I hope to use my strengths of connectedness and energy along with my 23 years of Ministry, Leadership, and Executive experience for fruitful ministry alongside the PraiseLive team. God is on the move and I’m excited to ride the wave with this dedicated and solid crew!”

Delaware Today readers have selected WKNZ/Milford (The Bridge) as the Best of Delaware “Best Radio Station for Music Downstate.” Each year, Delaware Today identifies companies that its readers believe have achieved exceptional success in their local community and business category.

The radio station is a positive alternative that focuses on stories that encourage people, according to WKNZ GM Bill Sammons. “We try to provide four hours of music and talk that produces a calming effect in a world that often feels chaotic”, he said. Harper said “our morning show is never angry or divisive, and we try to provide a positive atmosphere for families. Our goal is to connect and unite people rather than divide them.”

Morning hosts Bill and Denise are former winners of the Best Radio DJ’s Downstate in 2017, 2018, and 2019. The Bridge won Best Radio Station for Music Downstate in 2016, 2018, 2019 and 2020, along with other awards including small market Station of the Year from the Christian Music Broadcasters Association.

If you’re looking for special Independence Day content, Daywind is offering stations a FREE one hour southern gospel patriotic special titled “I Still Believe In America.”  Drop Greg Goodman an e-mail to let him know if you will be airing it on your station.  ggoodman@daywind.com  This would be perfect to air as your town sets off fireworks!  Also included, a promo that you can customize.

Download the program HERE

Vision Christian Radio/Australia has put a new station on in Beauty Point, Tasmania. It went to air on the May 27th and is Vision’s 64th radio station out of the 100 stations 2021-2023 project and the 803rd station overall.

If you’ve been around ministry or any organization for very long, you’ve probably seen a leadership succession gone wrong. A seasoned leader passes the baton only to hold onto it until it’s ripped away, or a young leader tries to grab it before the time is right. Releasing leadership is not easy but when both leaders have the organization’s best interest at heart, it can be done thoughtfully and intentionally. Whether you are handing over the reins or taking them, there are three keys to keeping your next leadership transition healthy and productive.

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WPOZ/Orlando (Z88.3) morning co-host Tyler McKenzie says shooting has finished for the feature film “Face The Beat” that she plays a part in.

“Face The Beat” is about a young Christian DJ named Zack, who dreams of making it big in the music industry. He spends hours perfecting his sets and creating unique remixes that incorporate his faith. However, despite his talent, he struggles to find gigs and gain recognition. Tyler plays Norah, Zack’s single mom.

Dan Vallie 10 years President National Radio Talent System
Josh Bennett 15 years at vCreative
Sterling Tarrant 15 years at KSBJ/Houston
Darla Kernell 7 years at KFSH/Los Angeles
Catherine Anderson 7 years at Dunham+Company
Randy Hall 1 year at Moody Bible Institute

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