HOME > NEWSROOM > ARTICLES > WLMB-TV Celebrates 15 Years on the Air

WLMB-TV Celebrates 15 Years on the Air

WLMB-TV 40WLMB-TV 40, Toledo’s Christian station, celebrated 15 years on the air last week.

On October 18, 1998, WLMB signed on the air for the first time, bringing local Christian TV to Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.

Since then, WLMB’s reach has extended to more than 2.5 million potential viewers. Over the past 15 years, WLMB has also been awarded NRB’s TV Station of the Year award for multiple years, starting from 2003, and received several awards from NRB for various program and commercial productions.

In addition, in June 2010, WLMB received a Bronze Telly Award for Commercial Production with a spot produced for Herron's Oak Furniture called "October Sales Event," which was produced by Joshua Dyer, WLMB's Vice President of Commercial Production.

The mission of WLMB-TV 40 is to provide Christ-centered television of high technical quality and programming excellence to uplift, unite, educate, challenge, and encourage viewers in a manner consistent with the teachings of God's Word.

WLMB’s President & CEO, Jamey Schmitz, serves on the Board of Directors for NRB and the NRB Network. He is also a member of the NRB President’s Council.

Published: October 24, 2013

Latest News

President Obama Meets Family of Jailed Pastor

While in Idaho last week, President Barack Obama took the opportunity to meet with the family of Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American citizen who has been imprisoned for his faith in Iran for over two years.

New Step by Facebook Against ‘Misleading News’

Facebook announced last week that it has a new tool for combating “hoaxes, or misleading news.” When users of the social media platform choose to hide a story from their individual news feeds...

New FCC Closed Captioning Laws to Focus on Quality

The FCC issued its first set of closed captioning requirements over sixteen years ago in order to provide telecommunications for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Pai’s Chief of Staff on FCC Partisanship

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai’s Chief of Staff, Matthew Berry, did not mince words on his perspective of the atmosphere at the agency.

Protecting Marriage: How to Get the Media Message Right for This Generation

Natural and biblical marriage between a man and a woman is under unprecedented attack.

NRB15 Program Book Now Available Online!

Get an early start on your daily plans for the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention by downloading the PDF version of the Program Book here.

Top 5 Reasons to Create Your 'My Show' Planner for NRB15

This year’s NRB International Christian Media Convention has nearly 200 exhibitors to visit. Maximize your time on the Exhibit Floor by taking a few moments now to create your My Show Planner.

INK 180 Documentary Given Highest Rating by the Dove Foundation

The Dove Foundation has given its highest seal of approval to the documentary INK 180.

Former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton to Speak at NRB15

John R. Bolton, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, is scheduled to speak on Monday, February 23, 2015, at a special event during the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

Prime Minister Netanyahu to Address Congress in March

A day after President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address to issue a veto threat against new sanctions on Iran, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) announced that...

More News