John Owens Hired As GM Of WMIT/Ashville
June 5, 2015 at 2:04 PM (PT)
JOHN OWENS has been named GM of BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING Contemporary Christian WMIT (106.9 THE LIGHT/ASHEVILLE and WFGW (106.7 THE LIGHT)/KNOXVILLE, effective JUNE 23rd.
JOHN most recently led the team at WMHK/COLUMBIA, prior to its DECEMBER sale to EMF/K-LOVE, and previously served at WCIK (FAMILY LIFE NETWORK)/BATH, NY.
BILLY GRAHAM EVANGELISTIC ASSOCIATION Dir./Radio JIM KIRKLAND remarked, "JOHN has the right recipe of leadership, talent, and heart for CHRIST we’ve prayerfully sought. That’s noteworthy given the quality of leaders with whom we chatted. Thanks to the men and women who had interest in this opportunity. It was humbling. And thanks to the small apartment complex-worth of prayer warriors who’ve been lifting up this search. I am grateful for each of you."