SOURCE: Salem Web Network

Salem Web Network

June 27, 2011 08:00 ET

Salem Web Network Redesigns GospelTube.com Following Acquisition

Premiere Gospel Video Website to Offer Music Videos and Sermons

RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwire - Jun 27, 2011) - Salem Web Network, the online division of Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM), the leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider and publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian family-themed content, today announced the launch of the newly redesigned Gospel video website, GospelTube.com.

The acquisition and redesign of Gospeltube.com follows in the footsteps of Salem's acquisition and re-launch of Godtube.com, and will complement Salem's portfolio of faith and family-themed content sites, including Crosswalk.com, Christianity.com, OnePlace.com and CrossCards.com. The site also adds a unique new audience to the largest online Christian advertising platform.

"With the Godtube.com success story that continues to flourish each month, we are very excited to see Gospeltube.com continue to grow our online video presence," said Julie Fleschner, Director of Media Brands for Salem Web Network. "Gospeltube.com offers quality, unique content, and we are thrilled to provide this source of inspiration and encouragement."

Gospeltube.com provides online video from popular Gospel comedians, music artists and pastors including comedian Michael Jr., recording artist Coffey Anderson, and Ministers Bishop T.D. Jakes and Bishop Noel Jones.

About Salem Communications and Salem Web Network:

Salem Communications Corporation 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 and/or operate a national portfolio of 95 radio stations in 37 markets, including 59 stations in 22 of the top 25 markets. Salem also programs the Family Talk™ Christian-themed talk format on SiriusXM Radio, channel 131.

Salem also 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 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.

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