106.9 Host Jerry Woods Awarded by Christian Music Broadcasters
Named “Air Personality of the Year”
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 28, 2010 – Regional radio personality Jerry Woods, afternoon host at Christian radio station 106.9 the Light (WMIT-FM), has been awarded small-market “Air Personality of the Year” by a leading Christian media trade organization.
The award was recently presented to Woods at the annual Momentum gathering of the Christian Music Broadcasters (CMB) in Orlando, Fla., and was based on “the nominee who has displayed professionalism and exceptional contribution in their field.” Woods was one of several finalists for the honor.
Woods, who joined 106.9 the Light in December 2008, hosts the station’s afternoon drive-time (3-7 p.m.) program. Woods was also recognized in 2007 with both the “Air Talent” and “Program Director of the Year” awards from the Gospel Music Association (GMA).
106.9 the Light has also been named a finalist for “Religious Station of the Year” from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). That winner will be announced at NAB’s annual Marconi Radio Awards ceremony this Thursday, Sept. 30, in Washington, D.C.
About Christian Music BroadcastersFounded in 2002, Christian Music Broadcasters’ membership represents a combined audience of over 30 million listeners. CMB brings Christian media together with the Christian music industry for the purpose of reaching more listeners with the Gospel message by developing and producing relevant programming. This is done through idea sharing, professional development and education
About 106.9 the Light (WMIT-FM)Founded by Billy and Ruth Graham in 1962, 106.9 the Light’s mission is to lead as many people as possible into a personal and dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ. The station broadcasts from its studios in Asheville, N.C., to portions of seven states and around the world on the Internet at www.1069thelight.org.