RIVER RADIO MINISTRIES

Address
881 E JOHNSTOWN RD
COLUMBUS, OH 43230
Contact
Website: http://www.1049theriver.com
Phone: +1 (614) 289-5702
Nonprofit
NTEE: X84 - Religious Radio
EIN: 31-6068737

Mission

TO ENCOURAGE CONNECTIONS AND SHARE JESUS.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1967
Metropolitan statistical area1840
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$672,676.00 $815,884.00$853,271.00$785,408.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$841,883.00 $815,884.00$816,098.00$785,408.00
Number of employees36 343333
Number of people compensated >$100k5 555
Number of volunteers69 303030
Number of highly compensated contractors0 23 
Personnel
Bailey, Gene
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personGENE BAILEY    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Baughman, Dan
TitlePRESIDENT/CEO President and CEOPresident and CEOPresident/CEO
Name of key/compensated personDAN BAUGHMAN Dan BaughmanDan BaughmanDan Baughman
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue   True
Average hours per week working for org40.00 40.0040.00040.00
Reportable compensation from org$191,438.00 $200,110.00$163,659.00$176,667.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$18,614.00 $16,246.00$15,573.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Bennington, Craig
TitleNATIONAL SALES MANAGER National Sales ManagerNational Sales ManagerNatl Sales manager
Name of key/compensated personCRAIG BENNINGTON Craig BenningtonCraig BenningtonCraig Bennington
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.00 40.0040.00040.00
Reportable compensation from org$243,345.00 $234,171.00$224,590.00$220,686.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$23,614.00 $20,452.00$20,841.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Burket, Cheryl
Title   Secretary and treasurer 
Name of key/compensated person   Cheryl E Burket 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   1.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Burkett, Cheryl
Title    Treasurer/Secretary
Name of key/compensated person    Cheryl Burkett
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    001.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Deskins, Stephen
Title  Board Member  
Name of key/compensated person  Stephen Deskins  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  1.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Haas, Arnold
Title   Board MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated person   Arnold HaasArnold Haas
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.00001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Hall, Roy
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personROY HALL    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Kolbe, Dave
Title    Board Chairman
Name of key/compensated person    Dave Kolbe
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    001.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Martin, Doug
TitleBOARD MEMBER (PART YEAR)   Board Member
Name of key/compensated personDOUG MARTIN   Doug Martin
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue   True
Average hours per week working for org1.00   001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00   $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00   $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00   $0.00
Martin, Dough
Title  Board MemberBoard Member 
Name of key/compensated person  Dough MartinDough Martin 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Matticola, Brian
Title   Board Member 
Name of key/compensated person   Brian Matticola 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   1.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Montgomery, Bill
TitleDIRECTOR OF SALES Chief Sales OfficerChief Sales OfficerChief Sales Officer
Name of key/compensated personBILL MONTGOMERY Bill MontgomeryBill MontgomeryBill Montgomery
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org40.00 40.0040.00040.00
Reportable compensation from org$133,739.00 $136,821.00$158,102.00$139,504.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$18,427.00 $13,951.00$14,255.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Myers, Jan
Title  Board Member  
Name of key/compensated person  Jan Myers  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  1.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Pack, Beth
TitleBOARD MEMBER Board Member  
Name of key/compensated personBETH PACK Beth Pack  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue True  
Average hours per week working for org1.00 1.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00  
Panzica, Joe
Title   Board MemberVice President
Name of key/compensated person   Joe PanzicaJoe Panzica
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.00001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Stach, Todd
TitleCHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER Chief Creative OfficerChief Creative OfficerChief Creative Officer
Name of key/compensated personTODD STACH Todd StachTodd StachTodd Stach
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.00 40.0040.00040.00
Reportable compensation from org$130,377.00 $114,611.00$136,506.00$117,255.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$18,262.00 $14,752.00$15,415.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
States, Brian
TitleBOARD MEMBER Board MemberBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated personBRIAN STATES Brian StatesBrian StatesBrian States
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.00 1.001.00001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Sterle, Mike
Title  Board MemberBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated person  Mike SterleMike SterleMike Sterle
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Stillion, Donald
Title    Board Member
Name of key/compensated person    Donald Stillion
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    001.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Thomson, Scott
TitleCFO CFOCFOCFO
Name of key/compensated personSCOTT THOMSON Scott ThomsonScott ThomsonScott Thomson
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.00 40.0040.00040.00
Reportable compensation from org$142,984.00 $130,171.00$133,241.00$131,296.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$18,835.00 $15,471.00$16,090.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Valentine, Rj
TitleBOARD MEMBER Board Member  
Name of key/compensated personRJ VALENTINE RJ Valentine  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue True  
Average hours per week working for org1.00 0.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00  
Vance, Doug
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personDOUG VANCE    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Young, Thelma
TitleBOARD MEMBER Board Member  
Name of key/compensated personTHELMA YOUNG Thelma Young  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue True  
Average hours per week working for org1.00 1.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesRIVER RADIO MINISTRIES ENCOURAGES CONNECTIONS AND SHARES JESUS THROUGH CHRISTIAN MUSIC AND COMPELLING DJ CONTENT AND STORIES. See Schedule OSee Schedule ORadio programming is the primary program service. Religious talk, preaching, teaching and religious music is the service provided. The radio stations reach approximately 200,000 listensers in markets totaling 2 million plus in terms of population.
Program service expenses, total$2,489,243.00 $3,093,976.00$3,141,091.00$2,788,500.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
RADIO BROADCASTING OF UPLIFTING AND ENCOURAGING MUSIC REACHING APPROXIMATELY 250,000 LISTENERS EACH WEEK IN MARKETS TOTALING 1.4 MILLION IN TERMS OF TOTAL POPULATION.
Program expenses$2,489,243.00 $3,093,976.00$3,141,091.00$2,788,500.00
Grants and allocations made$27,683.00    
Program revenue$0.00  $3,795,646.00$3,189,254.00
Program descriptionRADIO BROADCASTING OF UPLIFTING AND ENCOURAGING MUSIC REACHING APPROXIMATELY 250,000 LISTENERS EACH WEEK IN MARKETS TOTALING 1.4 MILLION IN TERMS OF TOTAL POPULATION. Radio broadcasting of Contemporary Christian Music reaching approximately 300,000 listeners each week in markets totaling 2 million plus in terms of total population.Radio broadcasting of Contemporary Christian Music reaching approximately 300,000 listeners each week in markets totaling 2 million plus in terms of total population.Radio broadcasting of Comtemporary Christian Music reaching approximately 300,000 listeners each week in markets totaling 2 million plus in terms of total population.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$3,854,383.00 $3,630,533.00$4,234,823.00$3,337,613.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,049,518.00$828,207.00$599,150.00$703,050.00$598,543.00
Investment income, current yr$133,371.00 $116,262.00$158,952.00$144,106.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,049,518.00 $599,150.00$703,050.00$598,543.00
Total unrelated business revenue$2,666,775.00 $2,840,848.00$3,148,243.00$2,596,243.00
Other revenue, current yr$2,671,494.00 $2,915,121.00$3,372,821.00$2,594,964.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$205,604.00 $0.00$0.00 
Program service revenue (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$3,854,383.00 $3,630,533.00$4,234,823.00$3,337,613.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$1,049,518.00 $599,150.00$703,050.00$598,543.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$2,666,905.00 $2,910,826.00$3,368,621.00$2,591,164.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$126,536.00 $113,832.00$122,363.00$135,402.00
Net rental income$4,589.00$4,409.00$4,295.00$4,200.00$3,800.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$3,320,897.00 $3,987,594.00$4,119,536.00$3,668,895.00
Total functional expenses: program service $2,489,243.00 $3,093,976.00$3,141,091.00$2,788,500.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$572,109.00 $673,204.00$670,214.00$608,993.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$259,545.00 $220,414.00$308,231.00$271,402.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)    $0.00
Legal fees (total)    $13,043.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)    $0.00
Investment management fees (total)    $0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$6,129,434.00$5,590,178.00$5,690,719.00$6,115,080.00$6,154,629.00
Total assets, beginning of year$5,590,178.00 $6,115,080.00$6,154,629.00$6,399,152.00
Total liabilities$131,503.00$154,270.00$164,255.00$250,306.00$410,097.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$154,270.00 $250,306.00$410,097.00$366,145.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$2,591.00 $6,461.00$7,044.00$17,642.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$5,997,931.00 $5,526,464.00$5,864,774.00$5,744,532.00
Net assets$5,997,931.00 $5,526,464.00$5,864,774.00$5,744,532.00
Net assets, beginning of year$5,435,908.00 $5,864,774.00$5,744,532.00$6,033,007.00
Other liabilities$0.00 $1,980.00$93,327.00$266,917.00
Intangible assets$456,484.00    
Other assets  $456,484.00$456,484.00$526,158.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$1,259,917.00 $587,019.00$573,428.00$568,472.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$590,287.00 $369,835.00$507,781.00$122,714.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$618,450.00 $507,781.00$122,714.00$366,268.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$533,486.00 -$357,061.00$115,287.00-$331,282.00
Advertising (total)$176,348.00 $245,507.00$225,582.00$271,185.00
Savings & temp cash investment    $251,611.00
Accounts receivable, net$474,776.00 $446,064.00$469,218.00$450,279.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$159,228.00 $149,562.00$78,479.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$131,503.00 $162,275.00$156,979.00$143,180.00
Total net assets or fund balances$5,997,931.00 $5,526,464.00$5,864,774.00$5,744,532.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$162,075.00 $203,983.00$200,089.00$237,361.00
Payment to affiliates    $0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members8 989
Number of independent voting members7 989
Financial sheets auditedTrue TrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrue TrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-01 2014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrue    
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990 990990990
Date e-filing submitted2017-12-22 2015-08-042014-10-222013-09-12
IRS schema version2016v3.0 2014v5.02013v3.12012v2.2
Filing identifier201743119349300614 201521989349300002201401849349300500201322069349300427
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