Station Spotlight

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Market:
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Frequency:
99.3

CUME:
55,000

Format:
CCM

Commercial
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Staff Size:
15

Tell us about your station:

JQ99 is a 34 year heritage to the next generation station striving to radiate Christ as we care for and serve families in West Michigan.

Your station’s most successful promotion:

Ultimately our JQ Cares brand has been our best promotion. We do everything through this filter as we host 30,000 plus people to our annual fireworks event each 4th of July, raise over $85,000 for our Orphanage in Guatemala, and as we bless our listener families with prizes through our Match Game promotion each spring. These are just a few of our promotions that are aimed to care for our listeners each year.

Resources your station uses:

We have a brand new site @ JQ99.com and our station app.along with Facebook gives us easy access to and from our listeners.

One bit of wisdom to share with others:

One thing that was shared with me a few months back has really stuck with me and has been a great reminder for me. It is that we are so richly blessed to be able to do what we do. We get to represent the King of Kings each day in not only our personal lives but in our jobs as well. May we never take that for granted or become prideful in that. He is allowing me to do this out of no doings of my own.

Share an impactful listener story:

This following is an email we received recently. I just wanted to yell out and scream AMEN! I just heard you mention a conversation you had with Dan Seaborn about sometimes people don’t need answers or solutions, they may just need a hug. My husband and I are going through a divorce and he was born and raised in here, all of his family are from here, and they have been together forever. The divorce was not a result of my actions. I am feeling very isolated because although our marriage commitments were not kept by him, he is portrayed as the victim. I am a strong, independent female with an amazing relationship with my Savior but sometimes you just need a hug. I pray daily and God has been carrying me through this process. God is good all the time. I listen to you at work every day and wanted to say thank you!

Tell us why you’re a member of CMB:

Being involved allows the mentoring and resources to better our product and feed into the industry to make it better as a whole.

Wise, Weird & Welcome: Learning and Leading with the Lepers and the Locust Eaters

We’ve all read the same books about teamwork, leadership, communication, and culture that everybody reads. We’ve mastered Maxwell, studied Sanborn, Sinek, and Sun Tzu, and liberally cribbed Collins in aborted attempts to go from good to great, but…

How’s that working out for you? 

What if you left St. Louis with an entirely new lens through which to view and act upon improvements in:

Let’s examine how this all connects together, but approach it from an entirely different angle. Don’t just think outside the box. Kick the box to the curb and start at zero.

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