Industry News Bits Wed 10-6-21
Nielsen Sep PPM numbers continue to roll out this week… On Day 2 we saw WCIE/Tampa (The JOY FM) top the market for the 3rd month in a row trending 6.6-7.8-8.6 AQH P6+. This is the 5th time in the the stations history it has ranked #1 AQH P6+.
Elsewhere, in St Louis KLJY is #3 overall with a 6.8 AQH. And in Minneapolis KTIS steady at #4 with a 6.2. WRBS/Baltimore rose 2.6-3.0. KCMS/Seattle is up 3.5-3.7. WGTS/Wash DC climbed from 2.6-2.8.
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Portland based Worship 24/7 welcomes new staff. Monica Huss will handle Promotions in the South Sound area of Washington.
And Ethan Evens will work Promotions in Central Oregon.
Salem Media Group announced that long-time radio personality Allan Dempsey is hanging up the headphones and moving into a new season of his life. After 30 years at WTLN/Orlando (AM 990 – FM 101.5 The WORD). Allan said, “Growing up in the Baltimore area, all I wanted to do was play in my band and to be on the radio. Now after much prayer and contemplation, the time is right to move on. It will give me the opportunity to have more ‘one-on-one’ deep conversations with God like I used to, and do a bit of traveling around the country.”
Pete Paquette, Director of Operation and Programming for Salem Media Group Orlando, commented, “Allan has touched the lives of so many here in Central Florida. Allan has made a difference in the Kingdom. He will be truly missed.”
This week on The Singing News Top 20 Weekly Countdown heard on Christian Radio stations all across the country guest artists include Triumphant Quartet‘s Scotty Inman, Arthur Rice of Kingdom Heirs, Brad Steele of The Steeles, Allison Griggs of Endless Highway, Bill Shivers of Brian Free & Assurance and songwriter Marty Funderburk, PLUS The top song of 2004 from The Whisnants and the top song of 2005 from The McRaes.
The latest NPRM from the FCC could ultimately lead to a new expense for U.S. radio and TV broadcasters that don’t already have backup power at their transmission sites. Read the story from Radio World HERE.
Remember these stations having fall fundraisers this week.. Moody Radio.. Bible Broadcasting Network.. Christian FM/Vero Beach.. KCMS/Seattle.. WCIC/Peoria.. KSLT/Rapid City.. WPOZ/Orlando.. Shine.FM/Chicago
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Also doing fundraising this week are WEEC/WFCJ, Dayton; Life 107.1, Des Moines; Life 96.5, Sioux Falls; and Star 88.3, Ft Wayne….