10/20: AM1270 WCGC Tower Power Increase from 2500 to 10,000 watts!
9/12/20: Debuts 12 hour / 5 platform CAROLINA CATHOLIC Livestream VIRTUAL VIDEO Conference
8/15/20: Purchase complete – The Assumption of our Blessed Virgin Mother Mary
7/20: Approved by the FCC
4/20: Contracted to purchase station and filed with the FCC
1/20: Agreed to move ahead with the purchase of Flagship Radio Station, AM1270 WCGC-Belmont
12/19: Advisory Board exceeds 50 members!
12/19: Movie Monday Event – Faustina Love and Mercy Encore 12/2
10/19: Movie Monday Event – Faustina Love & Mercy 10/28
10/19: Carolina Catholic Music Night – 10/26
09/19: Appeared at Eucharistic Congress 9/7
8/19: AM1270 Catholic Radio Charlotte begins local streaming online at CarolinaCatholicRadio.org and the
NEW Carolina Catholic Radio App.
7/19: AM1270 begins broadcasting all Local programs from WHVN Studios on N. Tryon Street.
5/19: Launched the Carolina Catholic Mobile App featuring an extensive lineup of Catholic Prayers, a Learning
section, National and Local Catholic news, talk and Catholic Music.
4/19: Volunteer Board of Advisors grows to 33 members.
4/19: Sponsored an UNPLANNED 3 Screen Movie Night promotion attended by 300.
1/31/19: Signed on AM1270 Catholic Radio Charlotte. 100% Listener Supported. Started with a dedicated
group of 12 volunteers on the Board of Advisors.
12/18: Reached agreement to lease AM1270 WCGC-Belmont, NC at reduced power pending move of
transmitter to new building at tower site in 2019.
10/17-11/18: Negotiations on a number of potential stations in the Diocese.
9/17: Signed off WSTP-AM1490 Salisbury, NC due to lack of donations in Rowan County.
5/17: Shawn Williams, General Agent for Knights of Columbus Insurance in Charlotte Diocese, joins CCRN
Board of Directors.
4/17: Signed on WSTP-AM1490 Salisbury, NC with a short term Lease Agreement.
3/17: Conducted a statewide Catholic Radio Conference with Charlotte, Raleigh and Belmont Abbey Radio
Groups attending at Belmont Abbey College.
1/17: Filed for 501(c)(3) non profit corporation status. 3 Fourth Degree Knights from the Knights of Columbus
formalized and founded CCRN. These founding board members included Mike Brown (Holy Family,
Clemmons), Len Kobylus (Sacred Heart, Salisbury) and Founder David Papandrea as Chairman (St. Philip,
3/15-12/16: Conducted 21 months of due diligence across the Diocese of Charlotte and Upstate SC to
ascertain the need for Catholic Radio. This study was conducted in a region not familiar with Catholic Radio.
The opportunity came with the rapid population growth from regions familiar with Catholic Radio.
3/15: 40 year media veteran David Papandrea was named EWTN Media Missionaries Area Coordinator for the
Diocese of Charlotte (Volunteer position). This appointment was the seed that began the formation of the
Carolina Catholic Radio Network, a region in need of 24/7 Local Evangelization through electronic media.