|By Marketwired .||
|February 3, 2014 06:00 AM EST||
CAMARILLO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/03/14 -- Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM) announced today that Rush Limbaugh will be joining the on-air line-up of Talker AM 590 The Answer in the Inland Empire. The Rush Limbaugh Show is heard by more than 18 million people per week on nearly 600 stations.
"This is a great time for KTIE. We couldn't be more excited to offer his show to our listeners in Riverside/San Bernardino and across the Inland Empire. Rush Limbaugh will be an excellent addition to the Salem line-up of hosts," says Terry Fahy, AM 590 The Answer Vice President and General Manager.
"KTIE has a strong line-up of hosts that are impacting the culture. All that was missing was Rush Limbaugh! I can't wait to hear him on AM 590 The Answer, and I know there are thousands of listeners in the Inland Empire who feel the same way," says Answer Program Director Chuck Tyler.
Rush Limbaugh will be heard on AM 590 The Answer weekdays from 9am to Noon beginning February 3rd.
About Salem Communications
Salem Communications is the largest commercial U.S. radio broadcasting company that provides programming targeted at audiences interested in Christian and conservative radio content, as measured by the number of stations and audience coverage. Upon completion of all announced transactions, the company will operate a portfolio of 102 radio stations in 39 markets, including 62 stations in 22 of the top 25 markets. Salem's portfolio includes 40 stations programmed in a Christian talk format, 27 in a conservative talk format, 12 in a contemporary Christian music format, 8 in a Spanish Christian format and 10 in a business talk format. We also program the Family Talk Christian-themed talk format on XM Radio, channel 131 and operate ChristianRadio.com and Conservativeradio.com.
Salem also owns Salem Radio Network, a national radio network that syndicates Christian and conservative talk, news and music programming to approximately 2,500 affiliated radio stations, and Salem Media Representatives, a national media advertising sales firm with offices across the country.
Salem operates Salem Web Network, an online provider of Christian and conservative themed news, analysis and commentary. Christian content websites include: Christianity.com, Crosswalk.com®, BibleStudyTools.com, GodTube.com and GodVine.com, WorshipHouseMedia.com and OnePlace.com. Conservative opinion websites include Townhall.com®, HotAir.com, Twitchy.com, Redstate.com and HumanEvents.com.
Salem also owns Regnery Publishing, the country's leading publisher of conservative books. Salem Publishing circulates Christian and conservative magazines including Homecoming® YouthWorker Journal, The Singing News, Preaching and Townhall Magazine. Xulon Press is a provider of self-publishing services targeting the Christian audience.
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