CAMARILLO, Calif., (BUSINESS WIRE) - Salem Media Group (NASDAQ: SALM), announced
a new morning lineup on its NewsTalk station in San Diego, AM 1170 The Answer. On Monday, May 15th the station will expand The Hugh Hewitt morning show by an additional hour, airing it from 3am to 7am PT, It will also add Mike Gallagher, live from 7am to 9am PT. The new lineup will provide a one-two punch in morning drive, using two of Salem's top rated hosts.
"We know San Diego and our very loyal audience will be very pleased with the new and improved morning lineup on The Answer," said Vice President and General Manager Dale Hendry. "An added plus for us is that Mike will be in studio with us in San Diego for the launch of the new lineup on Monday, May 15th, and will meet local staff and clients."
Hewitt move to mornings last April and quickly became the "go to" guy for this last presidential campaign. His morning show has the biggest guests and is constantly breaking news. Gallagher has grown to become Salem's highest rated host around the country. Everyday he fulfills his listeners’ desire for breaking news and helps them understand what to think about it.
"Salem Radio Network now provides live news and issue oriented programming from 6am to Midnight ET with some of the best hosts on radio," said Salem Senior VP of Spoken Word, Phil Boyce. "This new lineup will be well received in San Diego and will allow us to properly use the Salem assets at our disposal in the most efficient way. These two hosts are at the top of their game, and we're delighted to give them more time in such an important market."