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860 KPAM Sunny 1550 KKOV Portland Salem MediaSalem Media Group has announced it is now operating Pamplin Broadcasting’s two Portland OR AMs via LMA.

The addition of News/Talk 860 KPAM Troutdale and Adult Standards “Sunny 1550” KKOV Vancouver WA increases Salem’s holdings in the Portland market to seven stations as the company already owns Regional Mexican “93.1 El Rey” KRYP Gladstone, Christian Preaching 93.9 KPDQ-FM Portland, Christian AC “104.1 The Fish” KFIS-FM Scappoose, Christian Preaching “True Talk 800” KPDQ Portland, and Conservative Talk “Talk 1640” KDZR Lake Oswego.

Salem Media Group (NASDAQ: SALM), announced today that it is operating News/Talk 860 KPAM and Sunny 1550.

KPAM features an all-news and talk format, which includes live and local drive-time programs – First Edition from 6am to 10am and Afternoon Northwest from 3pm to 6pm – and syndicated programs such as “The Clark Howard Show,” “The Schnitt Show,” “The Michael Medved Show,” and “The Joe Pags Show.” Hourly news, weather, and sports as well as drive-time traffic are also featured.

Sunny 1550 features an Adult Standards format known as “America’s Best Music,” featuring adult hits from the ‘60s through today by artists such as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Dionne Warwick, Elton John, and Michael Buble.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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  1. Actually, KKOV goes back as far as the early 50s.

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