Salem Communications Announces Changes

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Salem Communications Announces Changes

Nov 18, 2014 4:22 PM

CAMARILLO, CALIF.� Effective Jan. 1, 2015 Salem Communications Corp. is consolidating its radio and network divisions into one. Dave Santrella will move from President of the Radio Division to President of Broadcast Media, adding to his radio division responsibilities the oversight of the Salem Radio Network, SMR/VMR Rep Firm, and a variety of digital assets.

Allen Power and Linnae Young take on new roles as senior vice presidents, dividing up the oversight of other operational vice presidents, as well as departmental managers in ministry relations, digital and business formatted radio properties.

Terry Fahy is promoted to an operational vice president role, overseeing stations west of Phoenix.

Other OVPs, including Brian Taylor, John Peroyea, David Ruleman and Mike Moran, all pick up additional station responsibilities.

Phil Boyce, programmer and current VP, director Spoken Word formats for Salem is promoted to SVP of Salem Radio Network and Spoken Word Formats. He will now oversee program and revenue aspects of the news and news talk networks, including its five network talk hosts, the Janet Mefford Show, and SRN News. He will continue to work with other aspects of Salem''s spoken word formats, most notably as a program consultant for national ministries. Boyce will continue to oversee Salem's New York operations.

Mike Reed and Mike Miller are promoted to senior vice presidents as well, with Reed taking on additional responsibilities in the Dallas office's network operations and Miller expanding his role in the Network's Music space.

Santrella, Boyce, Reed and Miller will assume these new responsibilities at the start of the New Year.

Salem Communications Corporation is a Christian and conservative multimedia corporation, with media properties comprising radio, digital media and book, magazine and newsletter publishing. Salem owns and operates 105 local radio stations.