Moody Radio

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Moody Radio
TypeRadio network
Country
AvailabilityUnited States
MottoFrom the Word. To Life.
OwnerMoody Bible Institute
Key people
Collin G. Lambert (Vice President of Broadcasting), Doug Hastings (General Manager), Dan Craig (Manager of Programming), George Economos (Director of Radio Marketing and Affiliate Relations), Ray Hashley (Regional Manager Northern Region), Pierre Chestang (Regional Manager Southern Region), Dr. Jennifer Epperson (Director of Research and Learning), Elsa Mazon (Manager of Spanish Programming)
Official website
http://www.moodyradio.org/

Moody Radio is one of the largest Christian radio networks in the United States. Located in downtown Chicago, Moody Radio has 71 owned and operated stations [1] and hundreds of affiliates and outlets that carry all or part of its programming. It is owned by the Moody Bible Institute.

The network airs a variety of programming directed primarily toward a Christian audience. The format features local morning drives, teaching and national talk programming, plus specially selected Christian music.

History[edit]

WMBI, the flagship station of Moody Radio, got its start seemingly by accident. A violent storm in October 1925 prevented the talent for WGES' scheduled broadcast from performing on the radio. This opened the door for two cornet-playing Moody Bible Institute students, who happened to be on-site and could fill the time slot. Few would have thought this "chance-encounter" would result in a weekly show and less than a year later help to launch WMBI, the first noncommercial educational and religious radio station.[2] In spite of changing technology, audiences and formats, the station has maintained a familiar presence on the air for over eight decades.

This station was just the beginning of what would come to be known as Moody Radio. In 1958, MBI purchased WCRF in Cleveland, Ohio, and shortly thereafter, WDLM in Moline, Illinois. These purchases were the catalyst for a network that would grow to include 36 stations in the continental U.S. By the end of the 1960s, the network’s potential audience had increased to 30 million listeners. In 1982, Moody Radio began a satellite-fed network enabling communications across America.

Programs[edit]

Moody Radio provides biblical programming 24 hours a day. Some of the most popular and award-winning programs include: Equipped with Chris Brooks, Chris Fabry Live!, In the Market with Janet Parshall, and Kurt Goff LIVE.[3] From midnight until morning, Music Thru the Night is broadcast. From 1982 until his retirement in 2014, Mike Kellogg hosted the program.[4] It is currently hosted by Roger Basick.[5]

Moody offers three audio channels online - Praise and Worship Channel, Majesty Channel, and Urban Praise (Winner of the 2015 Stellar Award for Internet Radio Stations), plus podcasts of all of their programs. Current and past programming can also be found on the Moody Radio App available on iTunes and the Google Play Store.

Owned & operated stations[edit]

The following stations are owned and operated by Moody Radio.[1]

Call sign Frequency City of license State FCC info
WMBV 91.9 FM Dixons Mills Alabama FCC
WRNF 89.5 FM Selma Alabama FCC
WMFT 88.9 FM Tuscaloosa Alabama FCC
K204CE 88.7 FM Clifton Arizona FCC
K216FX 91.1 FM Mena Arkansas FCC
WRMB 89.3 FM Boynton Beach Florida FCC
WHGN 91.9 FM Crystal River Florida FCC
W263AH 100.5 FM Fort Pierce Florida FCC
WKES 91.1 FM Lakeland Florida FCC
WSOR 90.9 FM Naples Florida FCC
W218BB 91.5 FM Okeechobee Florida FCC
WKZM 104.3 FM Sarasota Florida FCC
W212AC 90.3 FM Stuart Florida FCC
K220EO 91.9 FM Hilo Hawaii FCC
K217FR 91.3 FM Bonners Ferry Idaho FCC
K279CN 103.7 FM Kamiah Idaho FCC
K265AP 100.9 FM Lewiston Idaho FCC
K213BN 90.5 FM Orofino Idaho FCC
WMBI 1110 AM Chicago Illinois FCC
WMBI-FM 90.1 FM Chicago Illinois FCC
WDLM 960 AM East Moline Illinois FCC
WDLM-FM 89.3 FM East Moline Illinois FCC
W211AQ 90.1 FM Freeport Illinois FCC
W211BZ 90.1 FM Galena Illinois FCC
WGNR 1470 AM Anderson Indiana FCC
WGNR-FM 97.9 FM Anderson Indiana FCC
WFOF 90.3 FM Covington Indiana FCC
WIWC 91.7 FM Kokomo Indiana FCC
WMBL 88.1 FM Mitchell Indiana FCC
W210AV 89.9 FM Mitchell Indiana FCC
WHPL 89.9 FM West Lafayette Indiana FCC
K214BC 90.7 FM Burlington Iowa FCC
W272AL 102.3 FM Fairfield Iowa FCC
WJSO 90.1 FM Pikeville Kentucky FCC
WGNB 89.3 FM Zeeland Michigan FCC
WMBU 89.1 FM Forest Mississippi FCC
KSPL 90.9 FM Kalispell Montana FCC
K211AB 90.1 FM Libby Montana FCC
K208EF 89.5 FM Missoula Montana FCC
K212AO 90.3 FM Thompson Falls Montana FCC
K205DP 88.9 FM Winnemucca Nevada FCC
KMBN 89.7 FM Las Cruces New Mexico FCC
WVMU 91.7 FM Ashtabula Ohio FCC
WCRF-FM 103.3 FM Cleveland Ohio FCC
W219AZ 91.7 FM Gallipolis Ohio FCC
WVML 90.5 FM Millersburg Ohio FCC
WVMS 89.5 FM Sandusky Ohio FCC
K203FE 88.5 FM Tahlequah Oklahoma FCC
K234AD 94.7 FM Enterprise Oregon FCC
K243AA 96.5 FM Union Oregon FCC
WVME 91.9 FM Meadville Pennsylvania FCC
WVMN 90.1 FM New Castle Pennsylvania FCC
K261CH 100.1 FM Carpenter South Dakota FCC
K211FQ 90.1 FM Gettysburg South Dakota FCC
K213CL 90.5 FM Huron South Dakota FCC
K208FM 89.5 FM Pierre South Dakota FCC
WMBW 88.9 FM Chattanooga Tennessee FCC
WMKW 89.3 FM Crossville Tennessee FCC
W217CD 91.3 FM Dyersburg Tennessee FCC
W211CD 90.1 FM Johnson City Tennessee FCC
WFCM-FM 91.7 FM Murfreesboro Tennessee FCC
W254CK 98.7 FM Nashville Tennessee FCC
WYJV 710 AM Smyrna Tennessee FCC
K215AD 90.9 FM Chelan Washington FCC
K282AA 104.3 FM Kennewick Washington FCC
KMLW 88.3 FM Moses Lake Washington FCC
K217ER 91.3 FM Pateros Washington FCC
KMBI-FM 107.9 FM Spokane Washington FCC
K207DC 89.3 FM Tonasket Washington FCC
K264BF 100.7 FM Wenatchee Washington FCC
KMWY 91.1 FM Jackson Wyoming FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Stations Moody Radio. Accessed September 14, 2012
  2. ^ Vincent, James. The MBI Story: The Vision and Worldwide Impact of Moody Bible Institute. Moody Publishers, Chicago, 2011. page 20
  3. ^ Programs Moody Radio. Accessed September 14, 2012
  4. ^ Nicole Johnson (February 26, 2015). "Mike Kellogg Inducted Into NRB Hall of Fame". Charismanews. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  5. ^ "Music Thru The Night", Moody Radio].

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