SOURCE: Townhall/HotAir

Townhall/HotAir

May 23, 2011 07:00 ET

HotAir.com Expands Team -- Hires New Blogger, Tina Korbe

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - May 23, 2011) - HotAir.com has expanded its team to reach new heights within our nation's capital.

Tina Korbe has been hired by HotAir.com to be on the scene in Washington D.C. Korbe joins Ed Morrissey and the anonymous Allapundit in the reporting, writing, and delivering of the most pertinent news in the world of conservative politics. HotAir.com is the strongest conservative blog on the web today; continuously bringing the online conservative community the most comprehensive and in-depth political news coverage.

"We're thrilled at the addition of Tina Korbe to our already stellar team at HotAir.com," said Jonathan Garthwaite, General Manager of Townhall.com/HotAir.com. "We have long admired her work at the Heritage Foundation. Most recently we marveled at her reporting from Wisconsin on the public workers protests. We know she will bring the same level of dedication, quality reporting, and professionalism to HotAir.com that she has exhibited her entire career."

Tina Korbe was a staff writer at the Heritage Foundation in the Center for Media and Public Policy, the foundation's investigative journalism outlet. She recently traveled to Madison, Wis., to provide eyewitness reporting of the teacher union protests. She also personally interviewed Governor Scott Walker (R-WI). Korbe's experience with the Heritage Foundation will be instrumental in her new role for HotAir.com. She will serve as a blogger, writer, and editor.

Korbe graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arkansas with a degree in journalism and a minor in Spanish. While there, she served as the editor of the campus newspaper and daily news website, the Arkansas Traveler.

HotAir.com is part of Townhall/HotAir, a part of the Salem Communications Web Network. Between HotAir.com, Townhall.com and Townhall Magazine, it serves over 3 million unique readers each and 50 million pages read each month.

About Salem Communications:

Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM) is the largest commercial U.S. radio broadcasting company that provides programming targeted at audiences interested in Christian and family-themed radio content, as measured by the number of stations and audience coverage. Upon completion of all announced transactions, the company will own a national portfolio of 96 radio stations in 37 markets, including 58 stations in 22 of the top 25 markets. Salem also programs the Family Talk™ Christian-themed talk format on XM Radio, channel 170.

Salem owns Salem Radio Network, a national radio network that syndicates talk, news and music programming to approximately 2,000 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 a non-broadcast media 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, 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.

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