Industry News Bits Tue 6-29-21
The Family Radio Network, Inc. has named Jason Cornell as Production Director and Morning Show host. Full Story HERE.
The Salem Music Network, Nashville, is offering the Amanda Carroll Show to stations for weekends. Amanda is PD/mornings at Salem’s KKFS/Sacramento (103.9 The FISH) where she is teamed with Matt Bisiaux.
The show is designed to help stations keep the listener engagement throughout the weekend. The Amanda Carroll Weekend Show is a turnkey option that is now available by FTP download for injection into local playlists.
Moody Radio has added the program Missions Today hosted by Collin Lambert starting Saturday, July 31 at 2:00 p.m. CT.
Missions Today will introduce the people, places and practices leading in today’s missions field: from pastors and non-profits to business leaders pioneering missional entrepreneurship. Lambert presents the global trailblazers who inspire us to advance the future of mission work from wherever God has placed us. Many of the guests featured will be Resource Global teachers, mentors, marketplace leaders, and young alumni from all over the world.
Four-time GRAMMY® award-winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment artist for KING & COUNTRY celebrates its fifth No. 1 hit from the GRAMMY winning, RIAA Gold certified studio album Burn The Ships with the single “Amen”. “Amen” not only brings the platinum selling duo to nine No. 1 hits total, it also marks their sixth consecutive No. 1 hit since the multi-week No. 1 smash “joy.” .
“The love that you all have been giving Burn The Ships is still astounding to us,” Joel and Luke Smallbone share in a statement. “We are feeling very grateful for the way you’ve supported this album and made it your own. You did this… thank you!” For more, check out for KING & COUNTRY’s post on Instagram marking the occasion.
“Amen” currently sits at No. 1 on Billboard’s Christian Airplay and Christian AC charts as well as Mediabase’s Christian Audience and Christian AC charts. Additionally, “Amen” is gaining ground on the mainstream side, slotting in at No. 20 on both Billboard and Mediabase’s AC charts.
Provident Entertainment is proud to announce the promotions of Holly Zabka and Blaine Barcus. Zabka is named Sr. Vice President for Essential Music Publishing and Head of Creative for Provident Label Group. Previously SVP for Publishing, Zabka reports to Terry Hemmings, President/CEO of Provident Entertainment. Former VP of A&R Barcus is promoted to SVP, A&R for PLG, joining the Provident leadership team led by Hemmings and will report to Zabka.
“It’s an immense pleasure to promote Holly and Blaine to their new positions,” says Terry Hemmings. “I have been privileged to work with them both for many years and see their growth and development into the best in the business in their respective roles. Their hard work and dedication to excellence are evident by the achievements of the many artists and writers each of them has signed and developed over the years.”
HisAir is saddened to report the passing of Eddie Alcaraz. He passed away following a motorcycle accident Saturday. Eddie was best known to the Christian Radio Industry as GM at Christian Rock KVRK/Dallas (Power FM).
Lisa Richardson (husband)