SOURCE: Salem Communications Corporation
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - Sep 27, 2012) - Salem Communications Corporation, 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 the new morning show on 104.1-FM The Fish in Portland debuted this week. Kat & Nelson In The Morning is the new morning show on The Fish. Kat Taylor, formerly the midday host and music director for The Fish, left full-time in 2010 to become a stay-at-home Mom with her two daughters. Kat told us, "Now that the kids are in pre-school, and the opportunity to come back to the Fish presented itself, we knew this was the right time to come back." Nelson, who has been a Portland radio fixture for the last 25 years with legendary radio stations like Z100 and The Buzz, made a life changing decision that lead him to 104.1-FM The Fish. You can hear Nelson's complete story at http://1041thefish.com. Kat & Nelson are on the air Monday - Saturday, 6am - 10am and can be heard anywhere on our website, through our mobile app, TuneIn Radio, and now iHeart radio.
Andy Waits, who was The Fish Morning Show host, has been promoted to Production Director and head of Creative Services for the Salem cluster in Portland. Chris Kelly, Program Director for The Fish, commented, "Andy's talents were a natural fit for the job. With creative experience in not only audio, but video as well, we are excited about Andy taking our Production department to a whole new level that will benefit our listeners, our clients, and our digital assets."
The Fish in Portland strives be a relatable, encouraging, and positive station that is safe for the whole family to listen to.
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 98 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.
Salem also owns Salem Radio Network, a national radio network that syndicates talk, news and music programming to approximately 2,300 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.