Friday, October 31, 2014

Salem Announces Two Manager Appointments

Dale Hendry
Salem Communications Corporation has announced that Dale Hendry will be relocating to San Diego to lead the team as General Manager. Dale has been in radio for 32 years in several capacities, including station ownership.

He joined Salem seven years ago as General Manager of Sacramento. One of Dale's strengths is building strong succession teams. Due to Dale's focus on team building, Salem is also pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Durkin, Director of Sales, to General Manager of Sacramento. Mark has been in radio for 31 years. He is on his second tour with Salem. Mark's first tour was with Salem Portland. He joined Salem Sacramento three years ago as Director of Sales.

Scott Hamilton
Scott Hamilton will step into the General Sales Manager role in Sacramento. Scott has been with Salem Sacramento for five years. Prior to joining Salem, he owned an advertising agency.

Linnae Young, Senior Vice President for Salem's Radio Division stated, "We are delighted to have a seasoned pro like Dale Hendry take the helm in San Diego. His 32 years of radio experience will help take this market to the next level. We are equally excited to promote Mark Durkin to the GM role in Sacramento. He has over 31 years in the broadcast business and has demonstrated tremendous leadership in Sacramento as Director of Sales."

Dale Hendry commented, "Working for Salem has been a highlight of my life and career. The group in Sacramento has been a pleasure to work with. I'm equally excited about working with the seasoned staff in San Diego. I want to thank the Senior Management team for affording me the opportunity to work at one of the premier clusters in Salem."

Mark Durkin stated, "There is a winning team and culture at Salem Sacramento. I look forward to building upon the success and greatly appreciate this new assignment and opportunity with the company.

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