According to an exclusive Inside Radio report that tallies monthly Format Counts, Religion and Contemporary Christian radio stations were the highest format count gainers in 2019.
“You might say that radio went to church in 2019. The Religion format, which includes sub-formats Teaching and Variety, posted the largest increase in U.S. station counts across the radio dial last year, adding 92 new signals. That allowed it to advance to radio’s second most programmed format, trailing only Country and edging out News/Talk, which slipped to third place.”
“The ubiquitous Religion format, which includes major players like fast-growing Educational Media Foundation, Salem Media Group and American Family Radio, gained ground every month of the past 12 except for three.”
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