Salem Media Group Appoints Michael Mann to Director of Sales Strategy, Broadcast Media

CAMARILLO, Calif.--()--Salem Media Group (NASDAQ: SALM), announced today that Michael Mann Director of Sales in Chicago, will be taking on additional responsibilities with the newly appointed position of Director of Sales Strategy, Broadcast Media.

In his expanded role Michael will work closely with the broadcast division’s senior leadership and local managers to create incremental resources, better sales tools, and ultimately more defined sales strategies.

David Santrella, President of Broadcast Media for Salem, said, “Salem has many outstanding leaders and I continue to be impressed with each market I visit. Michael, however, has displayed a tremendous ability to grow sales by improving the strategies and tactics of his team throughout the sales process. There has been a planned and deliberate 'march' since Michael joined us in Chicago which has resulted in consistent and impressive growth.”

“I’ve been fortunate to be a part of our great team in Chicago these past three years,” said Michael. “I am very excited to collaborate with Salem leadership and contribute to moving our sales operation forward.”

Mann will begin serving in this role immediately.

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ABOUT SALEM MEDIA GROUP:

Salem Media Group is America’s leading multimedia company specializing in Christian and conservative content, with media properties comprising radio, digital media and book, magazine and newsletter publishing. Each day Salem serves a loyal and dedicated audience of listeners and readers numbering in the millions nationally. With its unique programming focus, Salem provides compelling content, fresh commentary and relevant information from some of the most respected figures across the media landscape.

The company, through its Salem Radio Group, is the largest commercial U.S. radio broadcasting company providing Christian and conservative programming. Salem owns and operates 115 local radio stations, with 73 stations in the top 25 media markets. Salem Radio Network (“SRN”) is a full-service national radio network, with nationally syndicated programs comprising Christian teaching and talk, conservative talk, news, and music. SRN is home to many industry-leading hosts including: Bill Bennett, Mike Gallagher, Hugh Hewitt, Michael Medved, Dennis Prager and Eric Metaxas.

Salem New Media is a powerful source of Christian and conservative themed news, analysis, and commentary. Salem’s Christian sites include: Christianity.com®, BibleStudyTools.com, GodTube.com, GodVine.com, WorshipHouseMedia.com and OnePlace.com. Considered by many to be a consolidation of the conservative news and opinion sector’s most influential brands, Salem’s conservative sites include RedState.com, Townhall.com®, HotAir.com, Twitchy.com, BearingArms.com and HumanEvents.com.

Salem’s Regnery Publishing unit, with a 65-year history, remains the nation’s leading publisher of conservative books. Having published many of the seminal works of the early conservative movement, Regnery today continues as the dominant publisher in the conservative space, with leading authors including: Ann Coulter, Dinesh D’Souza, Newt Gingrich, David Limbaugh, Ed Klein and Mark Steyn. Salem’s book publishing business also includes Xulon Press™, a leading provider of self-publishing services for Christian and conservative authors.

Salem Publishing™ publishes Christian and conservative magazines including Homecoming®, YouthWorker Journal™, The Singing News, and Preaching.

Salem's Eagle Financial Publications provides general market analysis and non-individualized investment strategies from financial commentators Mark Skousen, Nicholas Vardy, Doug Fabian, Bryan Perry, Bob Carlson and Mike Turner, as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors (DividendInvestor.com). The business unit's other financial websites include StockInvestor.com and DividentYieldHunter.com.

Eagle Wellness provides insightful health advice and is a trusted source of high quality nutritional supplements from some of the country's leading health experts. Leigh Erin Connealy MD, at NewportNaturalHealth.com, is the medical director of one of the largest medical practices in the country where she practices integrative medicine. Ski Chilton PhD, at GeneSmart.com, is a scientist and full professor at Wake Forest Medical School. He is a leading authority on the impact of diet and nutrition on health.

Contacts

Salem Media Group
Evan D. Masyr, 805-384-4512
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
evan@SalemMedia.com

Release Summary

Michael Mann appointed to new position, Director of Sales Strategy, Broadcast Media at Salem Media Group

Contacts

Salem Media Group
Evan D. Masyr, 805-384-4512
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
evan@SalemMedia.com