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Tom Moyer Named Station Manager for WAVA AM and FM, Washington, D.C.

Contact: Denise Davis, Salem Communications, 805-384-4508, DeniseD@Salem.cc


WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /Christian Newswire/ -- Salem Communications (Nasdaq:SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider and magazine publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values,  today announced that Tom Moyer has been named station manager of Salem's Washington, D.C. Christian Teaching and Talk stations, 105.1 FM WAVA and AM 780, WAVA.


Vice President of Operations David Ruleman commented, "Tom has been general sales manager since 1992, and served as acting station manager in the past.  He has earned the respect of DC area pastors and leaders as well as the broadcast community and employees of the radio stations.  This promotion acknowledges his leadership and enables us to explore new opportunities to serve ministries, advertisers and listeners and grow WAVA. ”   Ruleman will continue as vice president and general manager of the Washington, D.C. cluster of stations and continue to serve as vice president of Operations for the mid-Atlantic region.


Moyer was named general sales manager of WAVA in 1992 and as additional stations were added, he continued to serve as general sales manager for the Washington, D.C. cluster.  Prior to joining Salem, he was account executive at WABS from 1986 to 1992, and before that he was regional clearance manager with Westwood One/Mutual Broadcasting Network.


He has been working public relations, advertising and radio since 1981, and is a graduate of St Mary’s College in Southern Maryland. Moyer is an RAB certified radio sales manager.  Moyer and his wife have five children and are life long residents of the Washington, D.C. area. 


In addition to its radio properties, Salem Communications owns Salem Radio Network(R), which syndicates talk, news and music programming to approximately 2,000 affiliates; Salem Radio Representatives(TM), a national radio advertising sales force; Salem Web Network(TM), an Internet provider of Christian content and online streaming; and Salem Publishing(TM), a publisher of Christian-themed magazines. Upon the close of all announced transactions, the company will own 102 radio stations, including 65 stations in 23 of the top 25 markets. Additional information about Salem may be accessed at the company's website, www.salem.cc.