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Industry News Bits WED 10-4-23

Fundraisers this week .. WLAB/Ft Wayne .. Word FM/PA .. Moody Radio .. Christian FM/Vero Beach .. KTLF/Colorado Springs .. KNWI/Des Moines .. KNWC/Sioux Falls .. WCIC/Peoria .. KHCA/Manhattan, KS .. Shine.FM/Chicago .. HLE Radio/LA .. WRVL/Lynchburg .. BBN/Charlotte .. CHVN/Winnipeg .. His Radio/Greenville .. Go Mix/NC

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


Today is the Day 2 September PPM Nielsen numbers. Results for Christian stations subscribing in Baltimore, Wash DC, Minneapolis and more. Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company on HisAir.Net. Check HERE for the latest. 


KTIS/Minneapolis ranks #1 overall for the SIXTH month in a row. KTIS grabbed a 10.1 September PPM AQH Share for Persons 6+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid, nearly 2 points ahead of the 2nd ranked station. 

KTIS Station Manager Dave St John tells HisAir, “This is a remarkable time at 98.5 KTIS and Northwestern Media. Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights. I am grateful for the continued excellence of the KTIS team!”


At WGTS/Wash DC Mercedes Rich adds Sat and Sun evening air shifts  to her schedule.

Mercedes joined WGTS as evening Show Producer in June this year. Previously she was with WRVL/Lynchburg (The Journey).,


Salem announced today that “Grace and Truth with Owen Strachan” has joined the Salem Podcast Network.

“Salem Podcast Network continues to add multi-talented podcasters who share our worldview,” said Salem Senior Vice President of Spoken Word, Phil Boyce. “Owen is an amazing voice for what is true and right in America, and adding him to our platform is a home run. I can’t wait to become a regular listener when he gets started.”

In addition, Salem Media Group has revealed its agreement to divest its Salem Church Products division to Gloo, LLC for a sum of $30 million. Following the completion of this transaction, the two companies will initiate a multi-year agreement valued at $10 million. This arrangement will enable Salem to promote Gloo platform’s products and services extensively across Salem’s radio and digital platforms, which cater to the Christian audience..


Ric Hansen’s “Amazing Greats” podcast features retired K=LOVE President Alan Mason. In the episode Mason discusses K-LOVE’s exponential growth in the last few decades and his own personal story and the impact that his wife Becky has had on his faith journey. You’ll hear how God directed him to make the  most improbable career decision that didn’t even make sense to him.

Check out the podcast HERE.


Daywind Music Group artists received 8 accolades at the 2023 Singing News Fan Awards which were held September 29th at the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge, TN. Southern Gospel music fans voted in more than 20 categories to recognize their favorite artists, musicians, songwriters, and more.

Dusty Wells, director of artists and repertoire for Daywind Music Group, commented,“We  count it an incredible joy and honor to walk alongside these amazing artists and songwriters on their journey as they bring their music and stories and share their lives with us. They create true heart music that is making a difference.”

Daywind Music Group Winners

Favorite Soloist- Joseph Habedank
Favorite Duet – Jim & Melissa Brady
Favorite New Artist – The Sound
Favorite Trio – Greater Vision
Favorite Tenor – Chris Allman
Favorite Songwriter – Rodney Griffith (24 time winner)
Favorite Soprano – Karen Peck
Favorite Lead – Rodney Griffith


CMB’s monthly webinar will happen on Wednesday, October 11 at noon CT.  WAWZ/New York PD Matt Stockman will moderate a discussion with long-time morning show talent Kevin & Taylor (WFSH/Atlanta), Tommy & Brooke (WJQK/Grand Rapids), and Bill & Denise (WKNZ/Milford) as they share the secrets behind their enduring success over the years.


Milestones:
Adam Frase celebrates 29 years at WCTL/Erie


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