WAY-FM has announced the hiring of their first-ever Prayer and Outreach Pastor. The goal is to better serve the prayer requests and spiritual needs from listeners that they’re receiving from all over the nation. Pastor Dave Kennedy joined WAY-FM as the Prayer and Outreach Pastor, effective January 3.
WAY Media President/Founder Bob Augsburg, has announced that as WAY-FM prepares to celebrate 30 years of ministry, listeners responded with a record-setting response to fund the ministry. The ministry’s recent Fall Pledge Drive ended about 7% over its goal. WAY-FM markets experienced significant growth during the Pledge Drive, with families, individuals, and businesses getting involved, including the newest WAY-FM station in Dallas – Ft. Worth.
Bob Augsburg, Founder / President of WAY Media, announced to the Board of Directors last year that he and his wife, Felice, Co-Founder of WAY-FM, were ready to begin discussing a succession plan. Recently the details of this plan were finalized, with the first phase of the transition/succession beginning in the summer of 2017.
Senior Vice President Dusty Rhodes has announced that after 22 years he will be leaving WAY Media. Bob Augsburg, Founder/President of WAY Media says “Dusty and I have worked together for well over two decades. I brought him on to launch our West Palm Beach, Florida WAY-FM in 1993 and manage it, which today is our largest station. He moved with me to Colorado Springs in 2001 to become our first Chief Operating Officer. Now as Senior Vice President, Dusty has led well and has done much to advance WAY Media’s Mission and Vision. He has been gracious in offering to remain with the ministry until August to help with the transition. Augsburg continues “I believe God has great things in store for Dusty. It will be exciting to watch His plans unfold”.
Research Educational Foundation, Inc., the nonprofit owner/operator of Christian rock – formatted KVRK 89.7 FM, Dallas has announced that they have entered into an agreement to sell the station to WAY Media. The station signed on the air in 1999. Dallas will be the largest market for Colorado Springs-based WAY-FM, which was founded in the late 1980’s by Bob and Felice Augsburg.