Dr. Frank Wright to Lead Salem Communications
Salem Communications Corporation today announced that Dr. Frank Wright will be joining the company as its new president and chief operating officer effective January 1, 2014. Dr. Wright will be reporting directly to Salem's Chief Executive Officer, Edward Atsinger. Wright has served as president and CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, a position he held for the past 11 years. Prior to joining the NRB in 2003, he served for seven years as the Executive Director of the Center for Christian Statesmanship based on Capitol Hill.
Having managed the world's largest Christian media association, Wright has significant and wide-ranging experience in the electronic media market place, including active engagement in the regulatory and public policy processes centered in Washington, DC. Dr. Wright also has earned a doctorate in finance.
"Frank has nearly twenty years' experience working on Capitol Hill, ten years' experience working with the Federal Communications Commission and various Executive Branch agencies, and more than 20 years' experience working in and with broadcast media organizations. [He] has also developed a robust network among DC-based public policy organizations, as well as DC-based political organizations," said Atsinger. "Frank is an effective leader and team-builder with a strong entrepreneurial background, and has extensive executive experience in strategic planning and organizational structure. I expect him to hit the ground running and work closely with me in executing our business strategies."
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