For Immediate Release
January 15, 2013

Kenneth Chan





Veteran News-Talk Programmer Phil Boyce to Deliver Sunday Keynote at NRB 2013

Phil BoyceManassas, VA– Phil Boyce, the man widely credited with hiring Sean Hannity and taking his show into national syndication, will deliver a keynote address on Sunday, March 3, at the NRB 2013 Convention & Exposition in Nashville, TN.

“I look forward to having Phil speak at NRB 2013,” commented NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright. “Convention participants will certainly benefit from his notable experience and success.”

Boyce is currently the Vice President and Director of Spoken Word Format for Salem Communications, the largest commercial U.S. radio broadcasting company that provides programming targeted to audiences interested in Christian and family-themed radio content. In this capacity, Boyce supervises the 24 News-Talk stations owned by Salem, in addition to the 40 Christian Talk and Teach stations, and the 11 Business Talk stations. Boyce is directly responsible for on-air programming at WNYM and WMCA Radio in New York City.

Previously, Boyce was the Program Director for News Talk Radio WABC (AM) in New York City, as well as Vice President of News-Talk programming for ABC Radio and Program Director for Talk Radio Network. He handled programming at all ABC Radio News-Talk stations, including KABC-AM in Los Angeles, WLS-AM in Chicago and WMAL-AM in Washington, DC.

In addition to his part in hiring talk show host Sean Hannity in New York and taking his show into national syndication for ABC in 2001, Boyce also hired Mark Levin at WABC and took him into national syndication in 2006.

Boyce has been named Program Director of the Year by R & R magazine. He was also named in Radio Ink as one of the top 10 Program Directors of the Year for 10 straight years.

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 NRB 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 around 200 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their organizations. NRB 2013 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, March 2-5, 2013. For more information, go to




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