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AM 570 WMCA Adds Daily Talk Show Hosted by Kevin McCullough

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CAMARILLO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 22, 2013) -  Salem Communications Corporation ( NASDAQ : SALM ), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, and AM 570, WMCA, New York's Christian Talk, announced today that it is adding a local talk show by talk industry veteran Kevin McCullough, beginning Monday, August 5th. The show will be a return to WMCA by McCullough, who previously hosted a show on the station, and has also been heard on KKLA in Los Angeles and WMBI and WYLL in Chicago. 

"Kevin has proven to be one of the true up-and-coming voices in Christian talk radio and we are delighted he will be able to join our team," said Salem VP/Director of Spoken Word Format Phil Boyce. "His afternoon program will be live and local, tackling issues of concern going on locally and in the world with a Christian world view." McCullough's program will include discussion with local ministers about their concerns and how our listeners can relate to and understand major world events in a biblical perspective. "The addition of Kevin will allow WMCA to truly reflect the attitude of the city we serve, and be more responsive to community concerns," said WMCA Vice President and General Manager Jerry Crowley. 

"There are a mere handful of radio stations in the history of the medium with a past as legendary as WMCA," said McCullough. "I'm excited to align myself with the team of Crowley and Boyce, because I believe it bodes for an even more legendary future that is yet to come!"

McCullough will broadcast the program live every afternoon from 3 to 4pm from the AM 570 Studio. "Doing a local New York broadcast, in the greatest city in the world, that encourages people to 'obliterate confusion, replace it with clarity, by discussing God, Life, and News each day' is just about as exciting as great radio gets," McCullough said. 

About Salem Communications

Salem Communications Corporation is the largest commercial U.S. radio broadcasting company that provides programming targeted at audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, as measured by the number of stations and audience coverage. Upon completion of all announced transactions, the company will own and/or operate a national portfolio of 99 radio stations in 38 markets, including 61 stations in 22 of the top 25 markets. Salem also programs the Family Talk™ Christian-themed talk format on SiriusXM Radio, channel 131. Additionally the company operates ChristianRadio.com.

Salem also owns Salem Radio Network, a national radio network that syndicates talk, news and music programming to approximately 2,400 affiliated radio stations and Salem Media Representatives, a national media advertising sales firm with offices across the country.

In addition to its radio broadcast business, Salem owns an Internet and a publishing division. Salem Web Network is a provider of online Christian and conservative-themed content and streaming and includes websites such as Christian faith focused Christianity.com, Questions and Answers about Jesus Christ at Jesus.org, Christian living focused Crosswalk.com®, online Bible at BibleStudyTools.com, Christian videos at GodTube.com, a leading website providing church media at WorshipHouseMedia.com and Christian radio ministries online at OnePlace.com. Additionally Salem owns conservative news leader Townhall.com™ and conservative political blog HotAir.com, providing conservative commentary, news and blogging. Salem Publishing™ circulates Christian and conservative magazines such as Homecoming® The Magazine, YouthWorker Journal™, The Singing News, FaithTalk Magazine, Preaching and Townhall Magazine™. Xulon Press™ is a provider of self-publishing services targeting the Christian audience.