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Industry News Bits WED 5-15-24

Fundraisers this week .. New Life Radio/Griffin, GA .. WGTS/Wash DC .. 

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

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APRIL PPM is here. Day 3 markets include Las Vegas, Orlando, and more. Go HERE for latest PPM ratings. 

Keagan Bancke has left his Local Ministry Director role at Salem Media Group Minneapolis-St. Paul. A replacement is needed ASAP. This role is responsible for all aspects of local church and pastoral relations, including the sale of programming, spot and digital advertising to local churches, ministries and related small to medium sized businesses.

If interested go HERE

Mountain Gospel Radio/Lexington, KY welcomes Daniel Britt as their afternoon host Wednesday through Friday from 3-5 pm. Daniel has extensive background in Gospel music radio including the current host of Bill Gaither’s Homecoming Radio. Previously he was heard on the Sirius/XM Enlighten channel and Joy FM, the Southern Gospel Network of stations operated by Positive Alternative Radio.

Mountain Gospel Radio is a locally owned and operated southern gospel format airing on various stations and originating in Eastern Kentucky. 

Vancouver, Canada based Worship Road Radio announces its official launch, introducing a digital platform for Christian worship music. Founded by Scott Fehrenbacher, former CEO of the digital Christian platform Crosswalk.com and a leader in digital transformation of Christian higher education at Grand Canyon University.

The new station’s website is HERE

The 39th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, known as the “Greatest Night in Gospel Music,” happens July 17-20 in Las Vegas.

Here’s the 2024 Gospel Radio nominees:

Major Market
WBGX 1570 AM, Chicago
WNZN 89.1 FM, Cleveland
WPRS Praise 104.1, Washington, DC
WPZE – MyPraise 102.5, Atlanta

Medium Market
KOKA 980 AM 93.3 FM, Shreveport
KZTS 1380 AM, Little Rock
WEHA 88.7 & 100.3 FM, Atlantic City
WJYD JOY 107.1 FM, Columbus, OH

Small Market
WBZF-98.5 FM, Florence-Myrtle Beach
WWLD-HD2 98.3FM, Tallahassee
WXHL 89.1 FM, Wilmington
WXOK 1460 AM, Baton Rouge

Internet Station
GODRadio1.com, https://streams.radio.co/sf6241e689/listen
Sound Gospel Radio, https://soundgospelradio.com/live/
Waycrosspraise/Power 89.1, https://www.waycrosspraise.org/
WVTC Gospel Radio Network, http://www.wvtcradio.com

Syndicated Show
Early Morning Praise Party, Sherry Mackey & Dre Monie
Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell, Erica Campbell & Arlen “Griff” Griffin
The Nightly Spirit, Darlene “McCoy” Jackson
Willie Moore Jr Show, Willie Moore Jr & Dwight Stone

Destiny Diggs, – WXHL 89.1 FM
Neiko Flowers, WPZE – MyPraise 102.5
Cheryl Jackson, WPRS Praise 104.1
Trey Nickelson, WBZF-98.5 FM

All nominations are HERE

HisAir NEWS FLASHBACK – May 15, 2018 -Doug Hastings has been promoted to the position of vice president at Moody Radio. Hastings replaces Colin Lambert who exited after 15 years at Moody. A native Chicagoan, Hastings is a 1979 communications graduate of Moody Bible Institute. He also earned a bachelor of arts degree the following year in radio and TV from Columbia College in Chicago. Before coming to Moody Radio in Chicago in 1981, he served at a station in Hammond, Indiana, while finishing his degree. He has served in a variety of roles at Moody Radio, including marketing, operations, programming and most recently as general manager where he has overseen the business, facility, engineering, underwriting and financial areas of the radio network.

Mike Powers 6 years at Moody Radio
Matt Wall 26 years at Carolina Christian Radio

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