Sacramento Talkers Leave Studios for Capitol Steps; Salem Communications' ``Hogue in the Morning'' and ``Real Talk'' Part of Capitol Clear Speak 2006

Thursday, June 8, 2006 8:30 am PDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 8, 2006--Eric Hogue of "Hogue in the Morning" (5-9A) on KTKZ News Talk 105.5 FM and 1380 AM and Joe Pursch of "Real Talk" (5-7P) on AM 710 KFIA will be broadcasting from Capitol Clear Speak 2006 on June 12 and 13. Hogue, host of Sacramento's only live and local morning call-in talk show that focuses on conservative politics and pop culture, and Pursch, host of Sacramento's only live and local afternoon call-in talk show that examines politics and culture from a Christian perspective, will interview elected officials about the June 6 primary races and some of the controversial issues that will face voters in November.

Capitol Clear Speak is an annual event designed to offer broadcasters throughout California access to their elected legislative members to discuss issues that are important to their listeners. Broadcasters throughout the state are able to communicate with their lawmakers via live broadcasts and build lasting relationships between themselves, listeners, and their elected officials.

KTKZ News Talk 105.5 FM and 1380 AM, 103.9 The Fish(R) KKFS, and AM 710 KFIA are owned and operated by Salem Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:SALM), a leading U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine publisher focused on Christian and family-themed content and conservative values. In addition to its radio properties, Salem 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), a leading Internet provider of Christian content and online streaming; and Salem Publishing(TM), a leading publisher of Christian-themed magazines. Upon the close of all announced transactions, the company will own 104 radio stations, including 66 stations in 24 of the top 25 markets. Additional information about Salem may be accessed at the company's website,

Salem Communications Corporation
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