KTKZ News Talk 105.5 FM & 1380 AM to Provide Extended Election Coverage; California Primary Gets Live and Local Attention From Hogue in the Morning

Friday, June 2, 2006 11:47 am PDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 2, 2006--KTKZ News Talk 105.5 FM and 1380 AM will provide Sacramento radio listeners with extended coverage of the California Primary Election Tuesday, June 6. It begins on Hogue in the Morning, Sacramento's only live and local morning call-in talk show focusing on conservative politics and pop culture. Eric Hogue will interview candidates as voters go to the polls. That same day, Eric will rebroadcast the May 31 candid, riveting and heated debate between Treasurer Phil Angelides spokesperson, Bob Muholland, and Controller Steve Westly spokesperson, Nick Velazquez, which had KTKZ listeners voicing their opinions throughout the day.

Mike Watt, J.G. Preston, John Hall and the entire KTKZ news team will provide the most up-to-date coverage from the time the polls close through the rest of the evening. On Wednesday, June 7, Hogue in the Morning invites the KTKZ audience to speak with the winners and losers live on the air from 5:00 to 9:00 A.M.

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, www.salem.cc.

Chris Squires, 916-924-0710, Ext. 591
Salem Communications Corporation
Denise Davis, 805-384-4508