Salem Media Group has announced that Washington, DC VP/GM David Ruleman plans to retire at the end of June 2017. In addition to his Washington leadership role, Ruleman has served for many years as a Regional Vice President of Operations with current oversight of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Boston, and DC.
During the past 31 years since joining Salem Ruleman has provided operational oversight during the acquisition more than of 20 stations in nine markets including those in the Washington DC cluster. "It has been a privilege to serve with outstanding professionals at every level. They are the best of the best in the communications industry. It has been an honor to serve ministries, churches and clients and I am grateful to have been able to play a small part in the development and growth of this life changing organization known as Salem Media Group."
In light of his retirement, Ruleman announced the promotion of WAVA Station Manager Tom Moyer to General Manager of the Washington DC cluster including WAVA-FM and AM, Sirius XM 131, AM 1260 The Answer and AM 1250, WWRC effective April 1.
Ruleman commented, "Tom Moyer has been a part of the growth of our operations in DC from the beginning and has earned the respect of national and local leaders. There is no better or more qualified person to lead the Salem Media DC team into the future than Tom." Moyer was with Mutual Broadcasting and then WABS before joining WAVA as an Account Executive shortly after the station was acquired in 1992. He was promoted to Sales Manager within the first year, and became Station Manager of WAVA-FM and AM in 2006, gradually assuming more responsibility for the other stations including Sirius XM 131, Family Talk.