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Industry News Bits TUE 8-15-23

Christian Radio Ratings on HisAir.Net are sponsored by Dunham+Company

AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid JUL
WXOK/Baton Rouge – 3.4
WLLV/Louisville – 0.3
KKND/New Orleans – 2.9
WYLD AM/New Orleans 1.8
KZTH/OKC – 0.5

Go HERE for latest ratings.


VCY America is buying WJBR/Wilmington, DE (99.5) from Beasley Media Group for a reported $5 mil. WJBR is an adult AC station that serves most of Philadelphia with Class B 50kw signal @499 feet.

VCY America is based in Milwaukee and maintains a format of Christian talk and teaching, as well as traditional Christian music through its broadcast outlets. VCY currently operates 35 owned radio stations in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. It also broadcasts over 25 low-power FM translators. 

In December 2022 VCY America announced it would purchase WFAS-FM in the New York City area from Cumulus Media, and more recently acquired WUBU/South Bend (106.3). 


New on AFR is “A Disciples View” with Todd Herman” The new show airs weekdays noon-1pm.

Todd Herman is a talk show host, and formerly was a regular fill-in for Rush Limbaugh. 


“Family Health Checkup” celebrates its 2000th feature episode of the program now in its 8th year. 

“Family Health Checkup” is a daily radio feature produced & hosted by Doug Chamberlain for Samaritan Ministries. It’s currently heard on over 1100 radio stations in all 50 states and some international markets passing valuable and timely health tips to Christian families


It’s another FREE Vidare Creative Webinar tomorrow. The webinar will cover the incredible content from the Fundraising 23 speakers and break it down to the top 3 ideas you can add to your fundraising.

“Top three fundraising ideas from Fundraising 23” 12:00p ET/ 9:00a PT. Register HERE.

This week only use code SPARK50 at check out to get your ticket 50 percent off the 2023 Spark Media Ignite Conference. Go HERE for more info.

The 2023 Spark Media Ignite Conference is taking place September 28-30, 2023, in Houston, TX, This year’s event promises a star-studded lineup of industry experts, exclusive networking opportunities, and hands-on workshops to elevate your podcast. Also added is an award category for the best radio show podcast.

Special speakers include Adam Curry, considered to be the founding father of podcasting. Adam is casting a vision for the future of podcasting at the 2023 Spark Media Ignite Conference. For full speaker lineup go HERE.


Milestones:
Carlos Aguiar 1 year at KLOVE
Dawn Miller 5 years at WPOS/Holland, OH
Mary O’Brien 1 year at Air1
Eric Calhoun and Heather Shelley 1 year at WPER/Fredericksburg
Samantha Arana 1 year at WGTS/Wash DC

CJLF/Barrie celebrates 24 years on the air
WPOZ/Orlando (Z88.3) celebrates 28 years on the air

Prayer List:
Brooke Taylor
Jim Hutson


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