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Industry News Bits WED 5-24-23

Fundraisers this week .. Vision Christian Radio/Australia .. 

Nielsen AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid – APR 23

WERC HD2/Birmingham – 2.7
WAGG/Birmingham – 1.5
WGTK HD3/Greenville – 0.6

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Fundraising Updates:

-CRISTA Radio watched in awe as God took over in the recent Spring Fundraisers at their stations KCMS/Seattle (SPIRIT 105.3) and KWPZ/Bellingham (PRAISE 106.5). Listeners across the Pacific Northwest and Southern BC responded to the tune of over 200% of the event goal at PRAISE and $100,000 over the goal at SPIRIT.

“We’re thrilled to see the outpouring of love and support from our listeners,” said CRISTA’s VP of Marketing, Jeremey Reis. “Their generosity and God’s faithfulness are so crucial to allow us to embrace the lost, encourage Christians, and empower our communities. And our partnership with Vidare Creative has been an essential part of our growth. From the fundraising consulting to the on-air coaching, Vidare is a critical part of our success

Christa Media VP TJ Malievsky is leaving after 5 years with the ministry. His last day will be May 31st.

TJ’s career in Media has spanned 4 decades, starting in 1982 at Sudbrink Broadcasting in Honolulu. He was also Salem Regional VP overseeing Honolulu, San Diego and Sacramento.

Blake Powers has exited KSOS/Las Vegas (SOS Radio). The former KLTY/Dallas air personality joined SOS Radio in April 2022 as on-air, Production Director, and Creative Services Director.

Northwestern Media and OneChild announce they have agreed to a continuation of partnership to help children living in extreme poverty around the world.

“We are so excited to continue this partnership,” says Faron Dice, National Director of Partnerships. “Over the past two years, I have traveled the world with several of the NW team, and seen firsthand how they operate their radio stations with excellence, and how they care about ministry and serving children. They have quickly become one of our largest partners!”

According to Jason Sharp, “Northwestern Media is better because of our partnership with OneChild. OneChild has unified our team and opened our eyes, and hearts, to needs that our listeners want to meet. We are all big fans of OneChild.”

NEW Job Alert:

Pilgrim Radio/Carson City, NV GM Tim Weidemann needs a new APD / OM
The listing is HERE.

KCBI/Dallas has gone HD! The radio ministry introduced its All Teaching Channel, which launched May 1 at 90.9 HD-2, streaming at kcbi.org and on the KCBI Mobile App, to its partners at the KCBI Ministry Impact Reception on May 23 during the NRB Convention in Orlando.

“Listeners that have an HD-equipped car radio can find the station at 90.9 HD-2,” said KCBI General Manager Matt Austin. “Our goal is to help them focus on God all day long with solid Bible teaching whenever they need it. I look forward to God’s work in the lives of the thousands who will listen in the days ahead.”

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