Scheduled May Appearance for President of KBRT-AM740

From: KBRT-AM740
Published: Fri May 06 2005

Costa Mesa, CA May 5, 2005 Ė This monthís Paul McGuire Show takes an inside look at KBRTís 25th Anniversary milestone by interviewing some of the biggest names in Christian broadcasting. Topping the list is the President of Crawford Broadcasting, Donald B. Crawford, Sr. The featured interview will take a look back at the beginning of the station, its successes and address plans for the future.

As the holder of more than 30 radio stations, Crawford is the largest privately owned Christian radio station proprietor in the country. He also retains 11 secular stations located throughout the country. He acquired KBRT in 1980 and, along with five other stations, used it to form the core of the Crawford Broadcasting Company from 1980 to 1991. Since then, an aggressive expansion program has yielded growth in key markets such as San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, St. Louis, Albany and Birmingham, to name a few.

In 1992, Don Crawford initiated The Crawford STAND, a daily commentary designed to express the companyís conservative values. As an open forum, the company invites the publicís editorial participation. The Crawford STAND airs on 22 stations nationwide and is archived online at

The May interview with Donald B. Crawford, Sr. will air on KBRTís live afternoon call-in program, the Paul McGuire Show. It is the first of several key interviews scheduled to mark the stationís 25th Anniversary celebration.

About Crawford Broadcasting Company:
Founded in 1959, the Crawford Broadcasting Company has a rich history as a pioneer
in Christian broadcasting. The company currently operates 29 AM and FM stations in
12 markets from coast to coast. Strong clusters with exciting possibilities and economies
of scale exist in Chicago, Detroit, Portland, Denver, Colorado Springs, St. Louis and Birmingham.

Media Contact:
Patrice Mulder
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Company: KBRT-AM740
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Contact Phone: 714-754-4450

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