After 21 years at WFSH Atlanta, Parks Stamper retires from midday host

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Salem Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SALM) today announced that longtime radio personality Parks Stamper is hanging up his headphones and embarking on a new season of his life. After 21 years at WFSH Atlanta (104.7 The Fish), Stamper said, “When my husband, Greg, and I prayed to take the job at The Fish, God made it clear it was for one season. I did not know that the season would last 21 years! I am so grateful to listeners, colleagues and sponsors for inviting me into their work and into their homes to see Jesus Christ transform and literally save lives.

Mike Blakemore, vice president of programming for CCM Salem Stations and director of programs for WFSH, Atlanta, said, “We wish Parks the best after a long and distinguished career of service to the Atlanta community. She has touched and changed so many lives over the years. She, more than anyone at The Fish, sounded like Atlanta and was the radio colleague and friend of millions of listeners during her tenure. Live parks are the same parks in person. It is 100% authentic. She cares and prays for our listeners every day. Luckily for us, she will continue to be a part-time voice on the airwaves.

Parks Stamper’s broadcasting career began in 1997 after a career as a trainer in the telecommunications industry. His passion for spreading the gospel on The Fish in his own unique way through stories and music, has had a big impact in Atlanta and beyond through our large online following. His last day of his midday show will be Friday, February 25.and. Blakemore added, “We encourage listeners and friends to reach out on her last day via social media and call her show to wish her the best!”

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Salem Media Group is America’s premier multimedia company specializing in Christian and conservative content, with media properties including radio, digital media, and book and newsletter publishing. Every day, Salem serves a loyal and dedicated audience of listeners and readers that number in the millions nationwide. With its unique programming focus, Salem provides compelling content, fresh commentary and insightful information from some of the most respected figures in the Christian and conservative media landscape. Learn more about Salem Media Group, Inc. at www.salemmedia.com, Facebook and Twitter.

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