EWTN Celebrates Immaculate Heart Radio’s 15th Anniversary As An EWTN Radio Affiliate
Irondale, AL (EWTN) – EWTN Global Catholic Network congratulates Immaculate Heart Radio (IHR), a long-time radio affiliate which is now celebrating its 15th anniversary on the air.
IHR began broadcasting from Reno, Nevada on Jan. 2, 1997 using the call letters KIHM – in honor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. With 25 stations (including 12 translators) now broadcasting into five Western states (Nevada, California, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah), IHR has become the largest Catholic radio owner-operator in the United States. (For a complete list of IHR stations/cities, please click here: http://www.ewtn.com/radio/download/EWTN%20Radio%20AM-FM%20Affiliates.pdf.)
“I was thrilled to be able to present Immaculate Heart Radio President Doug Sherman with an EWTN Radio Affiliate Award at the 2011 Catholic Radio Conference in Birmingham this past October,” said EWTN President and CEO Michael P. Warsaw (see photo below). “Immaculate Heart Radio is a model affiliate and EWTN is proud to be associated with them. I look forward to working with Doug and his team over the next 15 years and, God willing, presenting IHR with a 30-year affiliate award at EWTN’s 2026 Catholic Radio Conference!”
EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network can be heard across the U.S. on more than 175 AM-FM affiliates as well as EWTN’s Sirius Satellite Radio Channel #130. For an affiliate near you, click here: http://www.ewtn.com/radio/amfm.asp.
EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 30th year, is available in over 160 million television households in more than 140 countries and territories. With its direct broadcast satellite television and radio services, AM & FM radio networks, worldwide short-wave radio station, Internet website www.ewtn.com, electronic and print news services, and publishing arm, EWTN is the largest religious media network in the world.
(L to R): EWTN President & CEO Michael P. Warsaw presents Immaculate Heart Radio President Doug Sherman with an EWTN Radio Affiliate Award celebrating IHR’s 15 years on the air during the 2011 Catholic Radio Conference in Birmingham, Alabama.