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Industry News Bits WED 12-27-23

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Salem Media announced that it has reached an agreement with Skyhorse Publishing to sell Regnery Publishing. The company expects to close the transaction by the end of the year.

CeCe Winans announced another national tour for 2024. The Goodness Tour will launch in Spring 2024. 

MercyMe is set to embark on the “Always Only Jesus Tour” in spring 2024, featuring  Newsboys and David Leonard. 

Snake River Radio has surrendered the license KPCQ/Chubbuck/Pocatello ID (AM 1490) siting financial difficulties.

Christian Preaching WHFG/Lafayette LA (91.3) proposes to increase power from 11.6kW to 12.3kW.

KMBV/Valentine NE (90.7 My Bridge) applied for downgrade from a Class C1 to C3.

The FCC has determined that maintaining local radio ownership limits is essential to uphold the public interest objectives of fostering competition, localism, and viewpoint diversity. This conclusion comes as the FCC concludes its protracted 2018 quadrennial media ownership review process.

Notably, the Commission has dismissed a proposal advocating for a change in the counting method for embedded markets. The sole adjustment made to the radio regulations involves the Commission’s decision to permanently implement the interim contour-overlap methodology. This methodology has been employed for an extended period to ascertain ownership limits in regions beyond the defined boundaries of Nielsen Audio Metro markets and in Puerto Rico.

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Daywind Radio is offering New Years liners from Southern Gospel artists for your station…

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Registration is now open for the 2024 NAB Show, the world’s preeminent event for the broadcast, media and entertainment industry taking place in Las Vegas, April 13-17.  For more information and to register go HERE

HisAir FLASHBACK – Dec 27, 2021 – Tracy Escamilla is now Program Director at KCFY/Yuma, AZ. Tracy is also Co-Hosting the KCFY Morning Show. Prior to being elevated to PD she was production assistant for 3 years and hosted afternoons on KCFY.

HisAir FLASHBACK – Dec 27, 2028 – Beginning January 7, Lisa Barry comes to Christian FM weekday afternoons, heard on over 100 stations across the country. The show will also be available via FTP for any daypart.  Lisa Barry is best known for her long tenure with KTIS/Minneapolis, where her daypart reached #1 with women 35-49 and #2 with women 25-54. Lisa is also heard on KFMK/Austin (Spirit 105.9).  Lisa’s familiar voice has graced ad campaigns for Target, 3M, Olive Garden and more. For 9 years she also served as co-host and producer for Elizabeth Elliot’s “Gateway to Joy.”

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Ryan Smith 3 years at Moody Radio
Lisa Keil 3 years at Elevates512
Bryan Hopper 6 years at EMF

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