Salem's Richard Trejo Retires After 37 Years in Radio

22 Dec, 2014, 12:00 ET from Salem Communications Corporation

CAMARILLO, Calif., Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM) announced today that Richard Trejo is retiring from Salem Communications at the end of December. He has managed KDAR-Oxnard during his 14 years with the company. Richard's radio career started in 1981 as an Account Executive with KUZZ FM / KKXX FM Bakersfield, CA. He went on to hold positions as GSM for Buck Owens Broadcasting, GM for The Park Lane Group, and General Manager at KDAR during his 37 yrs. in radio.

Richard's next job assignment? "Full time grandfathering to our 9 grandkids," he quipped.

Salem VP Operations Manager, Terry Fahy, had this to say about Trejo's departure: "I tried to talk him out of it!  But when he played the 'grandfather card' I knew it was time for Richard to leave us to enjoy the fruits of his labor. His faithfulness, creativity and love of Christian formatted radio will be deeply missed."

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Salem Communications Corporation is America's leading Christian and conservative multi-media corporation, 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 106 local radio stations, with 63 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 Janet Mefferd.

Salem New Media is a powerful source of Christian and conservative themed news, analysis, and commentary. Salem's Christian sites include:®,,,, and Considered by many to be a consolidation of the conservative news and opinion sector's most influential brands, Salem's conservative sites include®,,, Human and Red

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, Michelle Malkin 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, Preaching and Townhall Magazine™.

Salem Communications also owns Eagle Financial Publications and Eagle Wellness. Eagle Financial Publications provide market analysis and specific investment advice for individual investors from seasoned financial experts Mark Skousen, Nicholas Vardy, Chris Versace and Doug Fabian. Eagle Wellness provides practical health advice and is a trusted source for nutritional supplements from one of the country's leading complementary health physicians.

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