Light Media Announces New On-Air Personality, Partnership
January 23, 2012 at 7:48 AM (PT)
LIGHT MEDIA adds ALBANY, GA community leader and local newspaper publisher JUDITH THOMPSON to its on-air staff of Gospel WZBN (POWER 105.5/THE KING)/ALBANY, GA. THOMPSON, publisher of weekly distributed local THE METRO GAZETTE, will be on air each WEDNESDAY from 3-4p (ET) starting JANUARY 25th.
LIGHT MEDIA also announced that it has formed a strategic marketing partnership between WZBN and THE METRO GAZETTE. The partnership will allow the two groups to cross-promote and market one another to their respective broadcast and print audiences and will give local, regional and national advertisers the opportunity to seamlessly share campaigns across radio, digital and print platforms.
"For the past three years, THE METRO GAZETTES' focus on spotlighting people everywhere they work, worship and live has been a powerful lightning rod for unity within the METRO ALBANY community. Additionally, adding THE METRO GAZETTE publisher and community leader JUDITH THOMPSON…will produce a powerful dynamic…. Together POWER 105.5/THE KING and THE METRO GAZETTE will prove that strategically aligning independent radio and print in a local market can produce an all-around win-win, not just for the entities involved, but for sponsors and the community too," said LIGHT MEDIA CEO DANNY WILSON.
This new partnership between LIGHT MEDIA and THE METRO GAZETTE replaces the previous partnership with DOWNTOWN ALBANY NEWS (NET NEWS 12/05/11). The DOWNTOWN ALBANY NEWS announced that would be placing its 2012 publication series on hold.