KNTS Welcomes Syndicated Talk Show Host Michael Medved for Live Broadcast

Thursday, July 21, 2005 3:00 pm PDT
FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 21, 2005--The Bay Area's favorite mustached midday host, Michael Medved, visited the studios of AM 1220 KNTS on Tuesday, July 19th. Heard weekdays from 12:00 P.M. until 3 P.M. (PST) on AM 1220 KNTS, Medved hosted his show live from the KNTS studios in conjunction with his appearance at "AlwaysOn 2005: The Innovation Summit," hosted by Stanford University.

Always lively and topical, Medved discussed the day's current events including Supreme Court Justice Nominee John Roberts's upcoming hearing. Medved took calls from listeners in Berkeley, Castro Valley, San Francisco and other Bay Area cities and later met with local fans and staffers to sign autographs.

A nationally syndicated radio talk show host, Michael Medved is a best-selling author and veteran film critic. His daily three-hour program, emphasizing the intersection of politics and pop culture, reaches more than 2 million listeners in over 180 markets, coast to coast. For seven consecutive years, he's been listed by Talkers Magazine as one of its "Heavy Hundred" most important American talk show hosts, and for four of those years his show has also been listed as one of the ratings top ten.

For an audio copy of the interview, or for information about 1220 AM KNTS, call (510) 713-1100, and for more information about Michael Medved and his show, visit

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AM 1220 KNTS is part of a network of radio stations in the Bay Area that are owned and operated by Salem Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:SALM), headquartered in Camarillo, California, the leading U.S. radio broadcaster focused on Christian and family themes programming. Upon the close of all announced acquisitions, the company will own 105 radio stations, including 67 stations in 24 of the top 25 markets. In addition to its radio properties, Salem owns Salem Radio Network, which syndicates talk, news and music programming to over 1,900 affiliated radio stations; Salem Radio Representatives, a national sales force; Salem Web Network, the leading Internet provider of Christian content and online streaming; and Salem Publishing, a leading publisher of Christian themed magazines. Additional information about Salem may be accessed at the company's website,

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