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The listeners, volunteers and donors of North Carolina's largest Catholic radio station, Catholic 540-AM Divine Mercy radio, would like to begin this Pentecost Sunday by welcoming two wonderful new Catholic priests to our Diocese.

We welcome and ask God to bless Fr. John De Guzman and Fr. Eric Reyes, who were ordained on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral in Raleigh by Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama.

Fr. John will serve at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Cary, NC.

Fr. Erik will serve at Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral in Raleigh, NC.

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Divine Mercy Radio – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Raleigh, NC

Divine Mercy Radio is in search of a new Executive Director for our 10,000-watt Catholic radio station in Raleigh, NC.

Our current Executive Director is retiring after years of dedicated service to our radio ministry.

About Divine Mercy Radio
Divine Mercy Radio (DMR) is North Carolina’s largest Catholic radio station. Founded in 2008 and based in Raleigh, DMR broadcasts Catholic radio programming across Central and Eastern North Carolina via its 10,000-watt signal on 540-AM. DMR’s mission is to share the Truth, Beauty, and Joy of the Catholic faith through exceptional programs curated from EWTN, Relevant Radio, Ave Maria Radio, as well as locally produced programs. DMR is working to answer the call of the New Evangelization, carrying the message of Christ to believers and nonbelievers alike.

About the Role

Divine Mercy Radio is seeking an experienced, full-time Executive Director to lead the organization into and through its next phase of growth. The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial, highly motivated, resourceful, and most importantly, has a deep and demonstrable desire to bring people to Christ and His Church. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have some fundraising experience, or at least a cheerful willingness to prioritize building relationships and soliciting gifts from current and prospective donors.


Qualifications
- The candidate must be a practicing Catholic in good standing, with a passion for evangelization
- Minimum of 3 years of professional experience
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills
- Strong ability to network and maintain relationships
- Highly organized and able to prioritize the important over the urgent
- Ability to deal with and resolve conflicts, and willingness to seek and defer to Board recommendations and input
- Willingness to travel regionally (typically within NC only) up to 10% of the time
- Willingness to work outside of normal business hours for events and donor meetings
- Managerial experience is a plus
- Competency with Airtable, Salesforce, or other CRM, as well as Microsoft Office Suite


Responsibilities

Fundraising
- Execution of fundraising program in accordance with DMR’s Development Plan
Programming

- Managing programming schedule, working with technical staff and volunteers to update programming weekly
- Building relationships with existing and new program producers and content developers
Administration
- Management of all aspects of DMR’s administrative duties
Marketing
- Developing and executing comprehensive plan to steadily increase listenership across all available media

Salary and Benefits

Salary range is competitive, and negotiable based on experience.

Location

Divine Mercy Radio is headquartered in Raleigh. Candidates must reside in the Raleigh area, not more than 1 hour from the DMR studio at 343 E. Six Forks Rd. Working from home will be considered for exceptional candidates, and in-studio presence will be required at least three times each week.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document:
1. A cover letter detailing:

- your philosophical interest in the organization

- why the position interests you

- how your experience has prepared you for this position, and

- your salary requirements.
2. A Resume
3. At least two (2) references, one of which must be ecclesial in nature (a pastor, priest, ministry leader, etc)


To apply:

1. Review full job description and complete the application form here: https://forms.gle/iae5cz6EEB1d...
2. Email your resume, cover letter, and references to dmrjobsnc@gmail.com in one PDF document
3. We will contact you following your submission

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Everyone in broadcasting knows that you can't be a REAL radio station until you have radio station t-shirts.

Well we now have Catholic 540-AM Divine Mercy Radio T-Shirts for sale!!!

They are in that attractive "Mary" blue that is part of our main station color.

And the shirt features our theme: His Love. His Mercy. His Message as well as the Catholic 540-AM Divine Mercy Radio logo.

Our shirt sizes run from Small through 2XL. They are only $15 each!

To reserve your shirt, email Cecelia at ceceliaf@wdmr.org.

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Welcome to Catholic 540AM • Divine Mercy Radio

Divine Mercy Radio is a lay apostolate dedicated to sharing the truth, beauty, love and joy of the Catholic faith through the medium of radio in North Carolina. Divine Mercy Radio broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through LIVE internet streaming here at CATHOLIC540AM.ORG.

Click on the LISTEN button above and join us!

Our goal to expand our broadcast area in North Carolina over AM radio became a reality on February 4, 2019. WETC-AM now reaches a potential audience of over 3 million people in Eastern and Central North Carolina!

Your continued donations are critical for the daily operating costs of this listener supported station to deliver the word of God to a vast majority of North Carolina! We could not do this without YOU. See the map below for a picture of our radio broadcast area!

Click here to see the many ways to donate. We need you now! God bless you for your generosity!

After moving to Wake Forest from Long Island a few years ago, I began to sense that the Lord was calling me to apply to the seminary to discern the priesthood. However, I was afraid to heed His call. I was comfortable working as a teacher and I didn’t want my life to change. However, Jesus was persistent and would keep calling me for the next six years. I would listen to Divine Mercy Radio every day while driving to work and I kept hearing stories about the priesthood and listeners speaking about their own vocational struggles. One day, I heard a young man discussing his decision to apply to the seminary and how happy he was that he did. I knew that I couldn’t run from Jesus any longer. As a seminarian for the Diocese of Raleigh, I am truly grateful for Divine Mercy Radio for giving me the courage to apply to the seminary. May our Lord bless Divine Mercy Radio and may Our Blessed Mother watch over all who listen to this remarkable radio station!

Adam, Wake Forest, NC
Jan 2018

Underwriting

Finally, if you own a local business or know someone who does, please let them know about the Catholic 540-AM • Divine Mercy Radio Underwriting program. We feature :30 second announcements on our air about our Business Underwriters. Underwriting helps companies promote their products and services while also raising critical money for our station’s operations. Underwriting support may be tax deductible. To learn more about Underwriting, click here.