Releases Ministry Broadcasting Android App

SOURCE: Salem Web Network
August 22, 2012

RICHMOND, VA–(Marketwire – Aug 22, 2012) –, the premier destination for ministry broadcast, is excited to announce the release of the Android App. The app complements the growing audience of; with over 5 million monthly page-views and 500,000 unique monthly visitors.

The App joins the fleet of Android and iPhone apps from Salem Web Network, a division of Salem Communications (NASDAQ: SALM), the nation’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider and publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian family-themed content.

“We have and continue to experience wonderful success with our iPhone app and are thrilled to offer Android users the same great app to encourage and inspire their faith,” said Julie Fleschner, Director of Ministry Brands at Salem Web Network. “We have already had over 2,000 downloads during the first two weeks of the app being released!”

The Android App features the latest radio broadcasts from popular Christian ministries including Dr. James Dobson, Kay Arthur, John MacArthur, Dr. David Jeremiah, Jim Daly, Dr. Tony Evans, Chuck Swindoll, and many more. Users are able to browse through ministry archives, find programs that meet a specific need or topic, and even purchase special offers from their favorite ministries.

“This is an excellent way to offer our ministries, who may not have their own mobile app, an additional tool for growing their listening audience beyond online broadcast,” added Travis Messer, Director of Ministry Media. “ continues to put ministries at the forefront of advanced streaming technologies.”

About Salem Communications
Salem Communications Corporation is the largest commercial U.S. radio broadcasting company that provides programming targeted at audiences interested in Christian and conservative opinion content, as measured by the number of stations and audience coverage. Upon completion of all announced transactions, the company will own and/or operate a national portfolio of 97 radio stations in 37 markets, including 61 stations in 22 of the top 25 markets. Salem also programs the Family Talk™ Christian-themed talk format on SiriusXM Radio, channel 131.

Salem also owns Salem Radio Network, a national radio network that syndicates talk, news and music programming to approximately 2,000 affiliated radio stations and Salem Media Representatives, a national media advertising sales firm with offices across the country.

In addition to its radio broadcast business, Salem owns an Internet and a publishing division. Salem Web Network is a provider of online Christian and conservative-themed content and streaming and includes websites such as Christian faith focused, Questions and Answers about Jesus Christ at, Christian living focused®, online Bible at, Christian videos at, a leading website providing church media at and Christian radio ministries online at Additionally Salem owns conservative news leader® and conservative political blog, providing conservative commentary, news and blogging. Salem Publishing™ circulates Christian and conservative magazines such as Homecoming® The Magazine, YouthWorker Journal™, The Singing News, FaithTalk Magazine, Preaching and Townhall Magazine™. Xulon Press™ is a provider of self publishing services targeting the Christian audience.

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