Spirit Communications, Inc.

Where music is going

aka RadioU, RadioU TV, Spirit tv   |   Westerville, OH   |  https://radiou.com

Mission

RadioU is heard on FM stations nationwide, streaming online, through our mobile apps, on Alexa devices, and TuneIn. RadioU TV streams online and is also available as a Roku channel and through our mobile apps. Our goal is to provide predominantly college and high school age students with what we believe can be a life-changing message of hope through a wide range of popular music.

Ruling year info

1995

President

Mr. John Shumate Sr.

Main address

PO Box 1887

Westerville, OH 43086 USA

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Formerly known as

TVU

Spirit Television

EIN

31-1396255

NTEE code info

Radio (A34)

Television (A32)

Christian (X20)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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RadioU

RadioU is heard on FM stations nationwide, streaming online, and through our mobile apps. RadioU TV streams online and is also available as a Roku channel, on DISH Network, and through our mobile apps. Our goal is to provide predominantly college and high school age students with what we believe can be a life-changing message of hope through a wide range of popular music.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Young adults

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

To continue and expand the outreach efforts of RadioU, RadioU TV, and Spirit tv to reach more students, listeners, and viewers with an alternative, positive message.

Continued use and expansion of RadioU's reach through digital platforms and its FM stations. Promoting the existing stations, websites, mobile apps, and Roku channel offerings for each network.

More than two decades of experience reaching younger audiences through mass and social media including radio, television, and streaming.

Working toward completing the expansion of RadioU's digital platform offerings. When complete, these outlets will reach additional new listeners.

Financials

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Operations

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Spirit Communications, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 3/30/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

John Shumate

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John Shumate

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Tammy Matias

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Kathy Shumate

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Karen Seidenschmidt

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Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No