SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 14, 2004--Salem Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:SALM - News), the leading radio broadcaster focused on religious and family themes programming announced that award-winning broadcaster and reporter, Thor Tolo has joined KGNW-AM (820 AM) as the new host of "Live From Seattle," Seattle's only local Christian radio talk show.
The show airs from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. weekdays on KGNW-AM
(820 AM). David Fitts, general manager of KGNW-AM, said, "Thor brings new energy, humor and enthusiasm to the airwaves of Seattle.
comes to KGNW from KDKA-AM, in Pittsburgh, PA where for seven years he
hosted a nightly sports call-in show on the Pittsburgh Pirates' flagship station, anchoring Pittsburgh Steelers pre- and post-game shows on Sundays during the National Football League season.His career in media also includes serving as sports editor for Minnesota's The St. Peter Herald, a sports producer and anchor for the ABC affiliate in Laredo, Texas, and was the youngest anchor at an NBC-owned and operated station at WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio.His
radio career began in 1992 at a station now owned by Salem Communications, WKNR in Cleveland, Ohio.