Industry News Bits Wednesday 3-3-21
HisAir.Net announces a new syndication venture, highlighting fresh, new, exciting and talented programs, programming, teams, tools and personalities. HisAir.Net’s Radio Production & Syndication products is a partnership between Ted Semper, HisAir.Net CEO and Straight Path Media Consultancy’s Rob Wagman, who unveil their partnership revealing their first product for syndication, The Fairly Local Show with Chad Bradley, Angela Schweinitz and Jill Mikkelson.
“The Fairly Local Show was an obvious partnership,” said Wagman, “because the show is in fast-growth mode, and the hosts understand and have a knack for content that hits the listener in the heart.”
Ted Semper adds, “They’re a great example of being a Christian show without trying to prove their religion to the audience. I couldn’t be more excited and honored that Angela, Jill and Chad chose to partner with us.”
For a demo of the Fairly Local Show and for information on how to put them on your station email firstname.lastname@example.org.
More talent, programs, and tools to be represented by HisAir.Net soon to be announced.
WPOS/Toledo (Proclaim FM 102.3) was voted the Best Radio Station for 2020 in the Toledo City Paper’s “Best of Toledo 2020” Contest that ran in November/December 2020. Winners were announced March 1, 2021. Proclaim FM won the first spot in both the Best Radio Station Category beating out 5 other TOP secular stations and the first spot for the Best Morning Show, The Morning Mix with Rebecca (Verdugo). (different from Rebecca (Becky V) Vassar, the GM.) Proclaim FM has 7 employees: Rebecca Vassar, GM and Brunch w/Becky V Host, William Gross Business Manager, Morgan Coutcher Front Office Assistant, Rebecca Verdugo Music Director Morning Mix Host, Robin Sullivan Afternoon Drive Host Sales Manager, Derek Lentz Facility Manager, Dawn Miller Digital Media Coordinator and Weekends w/Dawn Host, Cory Payne, Weekend Announcer.
KVNE/Tyler and their sister stations, Lift Worship, The Well and Fuzión held their most successful diaper drive to date benefitting area Pregnancy Resource Centers in East Texas along with a Fostering closets for foster families. Nearly 35,000 diapers were received and 100’s will be blessed who face crisis pregnancies or have Foster care needs. KVNE VP of Marketing & Community Connections Jennifer Bailey tells HisAir, “Our team was thrilled to be a part of this amazing drive and are so grateful for the communities across East Texas and their very generous hearts to serve others in this tangible way.”
HisAir is sorry to report Dr. John DeBrine passed away peacefully last night. Dr. John DeBrine was the original host of Songtime Radio which has been on the air for over 50 years. John DeBrine founded Songtime in 1963 and served as the president and host for 50 years before retiring in 2014. Songtime has been a staple for the evangelical community in the Northeast for over half a century.
Margie Shafer celebrates 25 years with Encouragement Media Group KVNE/Tyler
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