Industry News

Industry News Bits Tue 9-7-21

Nielsen Aug PPM numbers will be released starting tomorrow. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company.… Starting Wednesday 9/8 the latest from subscriber stations will be posted daily. Go HERE for the Christian Radio Ratings from HisAir.

WCVO/Columbus (104.9 The River) finished their Fall Sharathon with a huge victory, reaching more than 106% of their goal.

The River’s Chief Development Officer, Dave Stephens commented, “It’s always a blessing to meet and exceed a Sharathon goal! I’m so thankful that God continues to provide generous listeners, a team that works hard and well together.”

“In this post-COVID world, stations who impact the lives of their listeners, and are not afraid to embrace new ways of communicating will come out winners, and that’s The River,” said Vidare Creative’s Dave Kirby. “We are proud to work with a team of people who work so hard to share hope with the people of Central Ohio.”

Christian Family Radio GM/morning co-host Bridget Kerht-Groce is recognized as a “Hidden Hero” by local media. Watch the report HERE

KFNW/Fargo (Life 97.9) will be cutting the ribbon on their new studio on Monday, September 27, 2021, at 11:00 am. The new facility is located at 6120 53rd Ave S. Fargo, ND 58104. KFNW  has been serving the Red River Valley since 1955.

Doug Smith, Life 97.9 Station Manager, says “The opportunity to move into these new facilities is going to allow our stations to continue to bring hope to the Fargo Moorhead area, and meet changing listener needs.”

Darien Southerland’s BG Ad Group and BG Podcast Networks announce a partnership with Erick Erickson and Resurgent Radio LLC to offer advertising partnerships through network radio, podcasts, social media, streaming, and other internet platforms.

“Erick is part of the new generation of influencers. We are proud to represent Erick and Resurgent Radio”, says Darien Southerland, President of BG AD GROUP / BG PODCAST NETWORKS. “We see Erick as one of the fastest-growing audible voices in America.” “We see Erick as one of the centerpieces of our family of influencers and expect to announce other partnerships with other influencers soon.”

The GMA invites members to join the Membership Community in regularly lifting up our industry, nation and world.  GMA Member and Manager Dave Steunebrink hosts these ZOOM weekly online gatherings.
Thursday, September 9th
11 AM–12 PM CST

Thursday, September 16th
11 AM–12 PM CST

Thursday, September 23rd
11 AM–12 PM CST

Thursday, September 30th
11 AM–12 PM CST

Meeting ID: 898 5343 0401 
Password: 662950

Nancy DeMoss celebrates 20 years at “Revive Our Hearts”

Prayer List:
Jeff Stice

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