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Industry News Bits WED 12-13-23

Fundraisers this week .. WCVO/Columbus .. Positive Life Radio/College Place, WA .. 

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 NOV

WPZS/Charlotte – 2.9
WLFJ/Charlotte – 0.8

Go HERE for latest PPM ratings. Dec PPM due 12/27.


WJQK/Grand Rapids (JOY99) partnered with Paradise Ministries for a 12 hour fundraiser called Liftsit 2023.

WJQK PD Tommy Dylan says, “100% of everything raised was given to Paradise Bound Ministries to expand their existing outreaches in Guatemala. Broadcasting high above West Michigan, with a “lofty” goal of $300,000, West Michigan generously gave over $344,000.”


HisAir FLASHBACK – Dec 13, 2017 – Northwestern Media KNWI/ Des Moines (Life 107.1) welcomes Chris Scotland as the stations new afternoon drive personality/creative services. Chris who is currently the worship and arts Pastor at Heart Of The Springs Church in Colorado Springs has spent time at Christian Radio stations KSBJ/Houston, WMSJ/Freeport, and WRBS/Baltimore. 


Why attend NRB 2024? From main stage forums to networking events, hear how the NRB International Christian Media Convention is the premiere event for those in media and ministry. Make plans to join HisAir for 4 days of learning, networking, and encouragement. HisAir will be an exhibitor again in 2024. 

Join us February 20-23 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center to gain valuable insights, learn the latest trends, and network with others in media and ministry.

Learn more HERE.


Don’t miss this weeks Feature Guest Article from retiring WKNZ/Milford (The Bridge) President/GM/mornings Bill Sammons titled “My Exit Interview.”  The Bridge is hosting two events next week for listeners to say say thank you to Bill in person.

Sammons will remain on the board of directors of The Bridge of Hope, Inc., licensee of The Bridge radio stations, and he plans to continue as a volunteer, a listener, and a donor to the non-profit ministry after he officially retires at the end of 2023. 

Read the article HERE.


The FCC has announced an extension for LPFM and FM translator filings applications until 12:01 a.m. on Dec. 15th. This is the first LPFM filing window for new CPs since 2013.


Point of Grace were recently honored for its 3 decade career by fans, family and fellow artists during their annual Circle of Friends Weekend in Franklin, TN.
 
The 30th anniversary celebration featured video tributes from Little Big Town, Amy Grant, CeCe Winans and Michael W. Smith, among others, while Centricity Music senior vice president of A&R John Mays—a former Word Records executive instrumental in Point of Grace’s launch and subsequent success—presented plaques to group members Shelley Breen, Leigh Cappillino and Denise Jones commemorating major milestones in the vocal ensemble’s career to date.  


Milestones:
Paul Kretschmer 42 years at WIHS/Middletown, CT
Anthony Barkhuizen 23 years at TWR

Prayer List:
Brooke Taylor
Dave Cruse
(Wife)
Bonnie Curry


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