NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2012) - 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, announced today Nightlight™ with Andrea will make its Nashville debut Friday, July 13th from 7pm-12mid on Salem Communications' contemporary Christian 94-FM the Fish. Nightlight™ will continue to originate from Salem's 94.9 KLTY Dallas. The program will make its nationwide network debut on Salem's Today's Christian Music Network™ on Monday July 30th where it will reach a weekly potential 120 affiliates in the Monday-Friday 7pm-12mid time period.
Nightlight™ features contemporary Christian music and listener interaction as Andrea takes listener calls on lifestyle family friendly topics.
Salem Music Network and 94-FM the Fish program director Vance Dillard commented, "This is a major step for the Nightlight™ program as Andrea expands to a nationwide audience. Andrea is one of CCM's favorite personalities, having garnered strong appeal on the nation's largest station in this genre, and we welcome the opportunity to present this program to a national audience. This is part of our network's continued commitment to providing stations and their listeners with quality, entertaining and enriching content -- not available anywhere else."
Stations interested in adding Nightlight™ with Andrea to their lineup should contact Salem Music Network affiliate relations manager, Jeremy Sweat, at 615-367-2210 ext. 7033 or jsweat@SalemMusicNetwork.com.
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 97 radio stations in 37 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.
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.