For Immediate Release
January 4, 2012

Robert McFarland







Manassas, VA – Salem Web Network will receive the prestigious NRB Best Use of Social Media Award February 21st at the NRB 2012 Convention & Exposition.

“With five dozen Facebook fan pages serving their twelve web properties, Salem Web Network has developed an enormous social media following of several hundred thousand fans,” said NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright.  “They have provided unparalleled opportunities for connecting with like-minded people through distinct branded communities.”

Salem Web Network (SWN), the online division of Salem Communications, began in 1999 with a single website – Today, SWN consists of 12 national sites, including the most well-known brands in the faith marketplace such as,, and Now reaching more than seven million users every month, and operating more than 60 Facebook fan pages serving nearly a million fans, SWN remains focused on connecting with the Christian community through emerging technology.

The NRB Best Use of Social Media Award is presented to a Christian radio station, television station, ministry or other Christian organization that through strategic planning has effectively used the technology of Social Media for promotion of a product, service, or group, thereby fulfilling the mission of the organization.

About NRB
The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a non-partisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. Our mission is to advance biblical truth; to promote media excellence; and to defend free speech. In addition to promoting standards of excellence, integrity, and accountability, NRB provides networking, educational, ministry, and fellowship opportunities for its members. Learn more at

About The NRB Convention
The annual Convention & Exposition is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications. The dynamic Exposition consists of nearly 200 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their ministries. NRB 2012 is being held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, February 26 – February 18-21, 2012. For registration and other Convention information go to:




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