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Industry News Bits WED 3-13-24

Fundraisers this week .. WZDG/Wilmington .. Kinship Radio/Mankato .. WLCQ/Springfield .. KBNJ/Corpus Christi .. WIVH/Virgin Islands .. Moody Radio .. 89.9 The Light/Melbourne .. Worship 24/7/Portland .. WCVK/Bowling Green .. WBSN/New Orleans .. KLRC/Siloam Springs

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

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Family Life Radio/Tucson (FLR) has won a Silver Award for branded content at the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Tucson chapter gala. AAF Tucson received 112 award entries with FLR’s short film “Letters from a Father” being one of only 33 that received recognition at the event. The film affirms that it’s never too late for a father to connect with his children.

“Family Life Radio enjoys creating content that goes beyond the airwaves to equip people with the tools they need to be inspired to live a more intentional life in Christ,” said Taylor Anderson, FLR’s Executive Director of Marketing.

The American Advertising Awards is one of the advertising industry’s largest competitions, receiving 25,000 local entries across the nation. Judging is conducted by industry experts who evaluate the entries based on creativity, originality, and effectiveness. This is an annual, three-tiered competition where winners from local chapter events have the chance to advance to the district and national levels of the competition. Watch the award winning video“ Letters from a Father” HERE

Pictured L-R FLR Fundraising Coordinator, V’Eanna Marsden and FLR Marketing & Public Relations Manager, Laura Kruszewski 

WDJC/Birmingham afternoon hosts Russell P and Jessica scored an exclusive interview with Duck Dynasty head guy Phil Robertson today. The conversationcentered arounf Robertson’s new book “I Could Be Wrong But I Doubt It: Why Jesus is Your Greatest Hope on Earth and in Eternity.

HisAir NEW JOB ALERT – Imagine success at one of America’s most respected heritage Christian radio stations in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Spirit FM Lynchburg, Roanoke, and much of central Virginia is looking for a morning show co-host.

If interested go HERE.

Daywind Radio Show Prep reports The Southern Gospel Music Guild met in Nashville this week.  Among the business, the organization awarded Greg Bentley with their Lifetime Achievement Award!  Greg serves as Director of A&R and Director of Publishing for Crossroads Music.

Elevation Worship tops the charts with their song “Praise” this week on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs.

“Praise” has had unmatched success since the original version featuring Brandon Lake, Chris Brown, and Chandler Moore was released on the group’s 2023 album, CAN YOU IMAGINE?. The song is tracking more than 5.3 million global weekly streams and tops the Christian/Gospel On-Demand Streaming chart. Recently, Elevation Worship released the Praise EP featuring five different versions of “Praise.” At radio, the song is currently in the Top 20 on the Christian Airplay chart and Top 25 on the Christian AC chart.

Elevation Worship’s Chris Brown told Billboard, “It is such an honor to be No. 1 again. We’re blown away by what God has done with ‘Praise,’ and we’re thankful for everyone who has streamed, tuned in and shared the song. We hope it is a great reminder of all the reasons to praise God not just for what He’s done, but for who He is.” Read the Billboard article here.

Elevation Worship also announced their Praise Party Summer Tour last week, a brand new tour with eight outdoor shows including New York City’s Central Park.

HisAir NEWS FLASHBACK – March 13, 2019 –  Northwestern Media announced today changes to their morning and afternoon lineup on KTIS/Minneapolis. Program Director and on air personality, Keith Stevens has moved to the morning show from 6am to 10am CT. Andy Youso transitioned to helping with the drive home in the afternoons from 2pm- 6pm. Pam Lundell will continue with news, traffic and weather from 6am-10am.

Terry Patilla 26 years at Crawford Broadcasting/Birmingham

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