Relevant Radio and Immaculate Heart Radio complete merger

Final FCC approval means Catholic radio programs will be broadcast from over 120 AM and FM radio stations in 39 states, reaching 133 million listeners and up to 60 percent of U.S. Catholics

Relevant Radio and Immaculate Heart Radio have announced the completion of their merger. The organization’s legal name is now Immaculate Heart Media, Inc. broadcasting as Relevant Radio. The merger (officially announced on Oct.13, 2016) received final approval by the Federal Communications Commission on May 24 and all station licenses have been transferred to Immaculate Heart … [Read more...]

Merger creates largest Catholic network in U.S.

Relevant Radio and Immaculate Heart Radio announce plans to unite, expect 133 million listeners

The following comes from an October 14 Orange County Catholic article: Two of the most prominent Catholic radio properties, Immaculate Heart Radio and Relevant Radio, have announced their intention to merge, creating the largest Catholic Radio network in the U.S., with a total anticipated audience of 133 million. The newly formed network’s legal name will be Immaculate Heart … [Read more...]

Immaculate Heart expands coverage from San Diego into Orange County

One-hour original show to come from Christ Cathedral tower

The following comes from a Jan. 9 story in the Orange County Register. Catholics will start getting spiritual replenishment over the airwaves when the Orange County diocese flips the switch on its own radio station at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday [Jan. 13]…. Initially, most of the content for KCEO will be from Immaculate Heart Radio, a Catholic network in the western U.S., with the … [Read more...]

Evolving media landscape

L.A.’s Tidings laying off, Immaculate Heart Radio starts in L.A. Nov. 17

The first story comes from an Oct. 30 edition and the second story comes from the Nov. 6 edition in the L.A. archdiocese’s Angelus News. Tidings The Tidings will be undergoing a restructuring that will regretfully include staff reductions from its editorial and business operations. Those reductions include beloved members of our award-winning staff: Mike Nelson, editor; … [Read more...]

Catholic radio comes to Orange County

Diocese partners with Immaculate Heart

The following comes from a July 31 story on the website based on a press release from the diocese of Orange. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange has begun construction of a radio broadcast facility within the iconic Tower of Hope on the Christ Cathedral campus. This facility will be capable of producing live and recorded shows and news coverage to be carried … [Read more...]

Immaculate Heart Radio coming to Los Angeles

The following comes from an Apr. 15 story on Immaculate Heart Radio, the West’s leading broadcaster of educational and religious programming from a Catholic perspective, announced today that it has reached terms with Trans America Broadcasting and filed a contract with the Federal Communication Commission to transfer control of KTYM 1460-AM to Immaculate … [Read more...]