Industry News Bits Wednesday 3-10-21

WAWZ/New York (Star 99.1) Director of Promotions Brittney Wright is exiting the station in April 2021.

Wright states, “My time with STAR 99.1 has been an incredible blessing. Like most of us, life has changed a lot for me over the last year and it is time for me to embark on the next journey. While it is hard to say goodbye to STAR 99.1 and the incredible team there, this next chapter of my life is the most important and exciting one yet! If you love Promotions and are looking to work for an amazing radio station, under empowering leadership, with some awesome coworkers then you have found just the place – STAR 99.1!”

STAR 99.1 Director of Programming Matt Stockman says, “Brittney has been a great addition to the team here, and will be missed. We’re definitely sorry to see Brittney go, but we completely understand. Applications are now being accepted as we work toward filling this key role on our team!”

Interested in filling this soon to be vacant position go HERE.


Maasbach Radio/The Netherlands personality Christy Grace scored an interview with Bethel Music artist Cory Asbury recently.

The interview will premier Friday. Check Maasbach Radio YouTube channel HERE.


Salem Media has added two more stations to its San Francisco Bay Area cluster.

Salem already owns KRTB (860 The Answer), KFAX (1110 AM) & KDOW (1220 AM Business Talk) in San Francisco. 

The new stations are KYDA (The Light 1190), KDIA (1640 AM) purchased from Baybridge Communications for $600,000 through its New Inspiration Broadcasting Co., Inc. holding company.


SRN News will offer affiliates Live Coverage of President Joe Biden’s First Primetime Speech tomorrow night (Mar. 11) at 7 p.m. CT. President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver his first “primetime” speech on Thursday night at 7 p.m. CT (8 p.m. ET) to mark the one-year anniversary of widespread COVID-19 lockdowns.


Due to restructuring in the Compassion International radio department longtime staffers Jocelyn Clarambeau and Mark Hollingsworth have exited.


Stations having fundraisers this week: KEEH/Spokane, Christian FM, WCVO/Columbus, WCIC/Peoria, & Moody Radio.


Milestones:
Ty McFarland celebrates 3 years at KCMS/Seattle

Prayer List:
Jim Daneker


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