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Industry News Bits WED 6-14-23

Fundraisers this week .. KZTH/OKC .. Juice 107.3/Queensland, AUS .. UCB/UK ..

Nielsen MAY PPM Day 3 numbers arrive today. Markets include Kansas City, Las Vegas, San Antonio and more. Nielsen PPM Christian Radio Ratings are sponsored by Dunham+Company on HisAir. The latest number are HERE.

As reported on HisAir Family Life Radio/Tucson is purchasing WDRQ/Detroit from Cumulus Media. The selling price for the station is $10 million.



WPOZ/Orlando (Z88.3) morning co-host Tyler McKenzie has a role in an upcoming film for the streaming platform 24Flix. The film “Face The Beat” is about a young Christian DJ named Zack, who dreams of making it big in the music industry. He spends hours perfecting his sets and creating unique remixes that incorporate his faith. However, despite his talent, he struggles to find gigs and gain recognition.

Tyler told HisAir, “I’m excited to be serving with and learning from an amazing and encouraging cast and crew! “ God is stretching me WAY out of my comfort zone. May He be glorified in my weakness through this film!”

Tyler plays Norah, Zack’s single mom. The film started shooting this week.











FNDRSNG will hold a FREE Zoom webinar titled “Leaders of the Roundtable” Discussion on Fundraising and Strategy” TOMORROW (June 15th) at 1pm.

The round table discussion on community engagement, the donor journey, and fundraising strategy while serving and trusting in the Lord. Discussion panel consists of three leaders in the industry, responsible for their stations ongoing success with listener engagement and financial sustainment of their ministries.

Get registered HERE

New Job Alert: With Jeff Evans headed to WayFM as its new Program Director, Pillar Media, STAR 99.1 NYC/NJ, STAR 93.3 Cincinnati, and KPOF/Denver is looking for the next individual to join our team as the Director of Programming Operations.

Check the opening HERE.

Tomorrow the cost for registration for Vidare Creative “Fundraising 23”  goes up. Don’t miss 2 days, 12 speakers intensive fundraising training on July 19-20 in Nashville. Conference includes meals, concerts, and networking with fundraising pros.

Get registered now before the price goes up HERE

Former Salem Radio Network host Larry Elder has been nominated for 2023 induction into the Radio Hall of Fame. The 24 nominees were chosen by the Radio Hall of Fame Nominating Committee, with input from the radio industry and listeners.

2023 Radio Hall of Fame inductees will be announced Monday, July 24, and honored in-person at the 2023 Radio Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Thursday, November 2, at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel in New York City.

Andy Napier 10 years at TWR
Daniel Jones 1 year at Provident Entertainment
Luke Stephens 21 years at WAY Radio/Jacksonville
Mike Stoudt 7 years at Atlanta Voice Over Studio
Mike Powers 5 years at Moody Radio/Nashville

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