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Industry News Bits Tue 7-12-22

Nielsen June PPM numbers release starting TODAY. Day 1 markets include Houston, Dallas, Atlanta & more. Latest numbers will be posted HERE.

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Salem Media Group announced today that Salem’s Life Audio Podcast Network has signed Nationally Syndicated Talent and founder of the Get Your Brave On podcast and digital platform, Amanda Carroll, to their Life Audio Podcast Network. Amanda is a nationally syndicated host with Salem as well as the host of mornings on KKFS/Sacramento, and middays on Salem’s Today’s Christian Music Network which includes The Fish Nashville.

The podcast, which airs weekly episodes, will inspire women to live a strong and courageous life while featuring guests like Joel Smallbone from King and Country, Tasha Layton, and Ben Fuller. “I’m honored to partner with Salem to help inspire women going through plot twists in life to bounce back with the help of their faith. It’s exciting to see all the years of work growing the Get Your Brave On digital platform recognized by Salem for its impact and potential.”

Kevin Anderson added, “Amanda Carroll has created a great brand and built a solid audience. Her podcast is a place where she can engage at an even deeper level with those who listen to her daily show. It was a natural extension for her. Since its launch on Life Audio we have seen excellent growth!”

The first round ballot for the 53rd Annual GMA Dove Awards is OPEN now through Tuesday, July 19 at 11:59pm CT. Results of this ballot will determine the 2022 Dove Nominees

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Chris White, owner of Crossroads Entertainment, which includes Sonlite and Horizon Records has been named as the first member of the Southern Gospel Music Association’s Hall of Fame Class of 2022.  White’s career represents over 40 years of work at creating and promoting southern gospel music. 

The life of Steve Strout (Strouty) was honored today in a special “Celebration of Life” service in Nashville. Speakers included EMF’s David Pierce, fK&C’s Luke & Joel Smallbone, Boxer Poet’s Andrea Kleid, Steve’s wife AJ & more. Strout passed away Friday June 3rd after a long battle with cancer and other complications. 

The service concluded with a special word from TobyMac.  Watch HERE.






Prayer List:
AJ Strout
Don Koch

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