Salem Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SALM) announced today that long-time radio personality Allan Dempsey is hanging up the headphones and moving into a new season of his life. After 30 years at Orlando’s WTLN (AM 990 – FM 101.5 The WORD), Allan said, “Growing up in the Baltimore area, all I wanted to do was play in my band and to be on the radio. Now after much prayer and contemplation, the time is right to move on. It will give me the opportunity to have more ‘one-on-one’ deep conversations with God like I used to, and do a bit of traveling around the country.”
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Left to Right: Pete Paquette, Operations Manager; Allen Dempsey, WTLN personality; Tim Robisch, General Manager WTLN/WORL (Photo: Business Wire)
Tim Robisch, General Manager for Salem Media Group Orlando, stated, “We wish Allan the best after a distinguished career serving the Central Florida community at our Salem properties. It’s a testament to his commitment and professionalism to have been part of our team for 30 years.”
Allan Dempsey has been broadcasting for over 50 years from New York to the Space Coast and landed in Orlando at WTLN in 1991. His passion for spreading the Gospel has made a great impact in Central Florida and countless lives through radio, jail ministries, street witnessing, and his photography.
Pete Paquette, Director of Operation and Programming for Salem Media Group Orlando, commented, “Allan has touched the lives of so many here in Central Florida. Allan has made a difference in the Kingdom. He will be truly missed.”
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After 30 Years at Orlando’s WTLN, Allan Dempsey Retires from the Air Chair
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