Industry News

Industry News Bits TUE 8-1-23

Fundraisers this week .. Gospel Radio Favorites

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

WJOU/Huntsville – 1.8

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

WKNZ/Atlantic City – 0.6
WAFJ/Augusta – 6.3
WBCL/Ft Wayne – 8.7
WRNP/Ft Wayne – 0.9
WRVL/Roanoke – 2.3

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Congratulations to KEEH/Spokane (Shine 104.9) and WBCL/Ft Wayne for being #1 in their markets in the latest Nielsen Audio reports.

Lauren Kitchens checks in with HisAir. She has exited WDJC/Birmingham afternoons where she co-hosted with Steven Jenks since June 2022. 

Lauren joined KBMQ/Monroe (88.7 The Cross) to host mornings in June this year.

KSBJ/Houston co-founder Buddy Holiday, will be posthumously inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame this November. Holiday is one of 20 broadcast professionals selected for induction in the Class of 2023. The ceremonies will be held at the Texas Broadcast Museum in Kilgore, Texas.

KSBJ signed on the air 41 years ago, July 8, 1982 with the late Buddy Holiday playing Dallas Holm “Rise Again” as the first song. Holiday, one of Houston’s best known and longest-serving morning radio personalities, ended his morning show on KSBJ July 31, 2001.

New Job Alert: Food For The Poor is looking for a Radio Manager/On-Air Fundraiser. The person will be responsible for development, strategic planning, and meeting budgets for assigned radio campaigns.

If interested go HERE.

Chris Tomlin is celebrating the 21st #1 radio single of his career with the Grammy-nominated track, “Holy Forever.” The song has achieved the top position on multiple charts, including Billboard’s Christian Airplay and AC charts, as well as MediaBase’s Christian AC and Christian Audience charts this week.

The Awakening Foundation announces artist and songwriter, Matthew West, is extending his successful “My Story Your Glory Tour” into the fall season. Sponsored by Altrua and World Vision, this tour, that kicked off in the spring, will now venture into 20 more markets during the months of October and November. Fans across these regions will have the opportunity to experience Matthew West’s performances and connect with his heartfelt music during this special tour extension.

Brittany Champion 10 years at CMB
Tim Maranville 1 year at WMIT/Asheville
Todd Gaddy 12 years at WRBS/Baltimore
Nathan Burnett 6 years at Gods Pit Crew
Kevin Krueger 10 years at WGTS/Wash DC

Prayer List:
Randy Phillips
Brooke Taylor

Sarah Clore
Lauren Kitchens

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