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Industry News Bits WED 1-24-24

Fundraisers this week .. WAWZ/NYC .. WAKW/Cincinnati (Compassion)  

Let us know when your Station Fundraiser takes place… news@hisair.net

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

AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid FALL 23
WEMI/Appleton – 2.8
KLRC/Fayetteville – 7.9 (#1)
WTAC/Flint – 1.3
WEMY/Green Bay – 0.9
KOKA/Shreveport – 3.3
KVNE/Tyler – 10.3 (#1)
KGLY/Tyler – 2.1
KHFZ/Tyler – 1.0

Go HERE for latest PPM ratings.

The Holiday 23 Nielsen PPM release is this week… Day 2 markets include Tampa, Wash DC, Seattle & more.

WGRC/Lewisburg, PA is celebrating its recent #1 rating in the market scoring a 6.8 (AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid FALL 23). Not only did WGRC claim the top spot for the broadcast day, but shows up up strong in dayparts, WGRC’s Dave & Wanda In The Morning took #2 while Afternoons With Bruce Matthews took 1st place overall. WGRC Station Director Dave Jones says he is proud of the work the staff is doing.

Pictured L-R  WGRC Staffers Bruce, Scott, Steve, and Dave enjoying participating at a recent street festival in the community.

Nominations for the 2024 CMB Industry Achievement Award, Community Service Award, and Rich Mullins Artist Impact Award are open now until February 9. These awards honor those who are making a meaningful impact. CMB Members have the exclusive benefit of voting on these special awards.

The CMB Awards will be presented on Friday, May 31, at the CMB Awards Dinner during Momentum 2024.

2023 Winners:
Industry Achievement Award – Beth Bacall
Community Service Award – KTIS
Rich Mullins Artist Impact Award – CECE Winans

KAXL/Bakersfield (Life FM) is nominated for best media outlet in The Bakersfield Californian’s 2024 Best of Readers’ Choice Awards. The voting ends Feb 13, 2024.

Salem Media announced today that SRN nationally syndicated host Dennis Prager and Salem Radio Network have reached an agreement on extending his show. The show will go from a daily 3 hours to 2 hours, beginning February 5th in order to complete his monumental five-volume Bible commentary, The Rational Bible, as well as three other books.

“Dennis Prager is a true talk radio icon and has been for the last 42 years since he first began on the radio at KABC in Los Angeles hosting the original ‘Religion on the Line,’” said Salem Sr. Vice President of Spoken Word, Phil Boyce. “Millions of listeners spend the day with Dennis, enjoying his wit, wisdom, and knowledge. He is one of the most viral talk hosts on the air today, and we wanted him to remain on the Salem Radio Network for years to come.”

HisAir FLASHBACK – Jan 24, 2022 – SGM Radio announces the addition of Tim Lovelace to The Morning Show with Natalie Duncan Emmons. Tim will join Dennis Swanberg and Mark Bishop on the comedy roster of the show.  Tim is the creator of Moments that Motivate, segment designed to uplift your spirits and brighten your morning. SGM Radio is a network of Southern Gospel and classic Southern Gospel stations that broadcasts exclusively via the internet.

Paul Goldsmith 5 years at Vidare Creative
Kristina Winger
2 years at KTIS/Minneapolis
Josh Raines 4 years at WLAB/Ft Wayne

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