Dr. James Dobson

Dr. James Dobson is a celebrated psychologist, Christian leader, and Founder and President of Family Talk, a nonprofit organization that produces his radio program, “Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk.” He is the author of more than 30 books dedicated to the preservation of the family.  

[Release] Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk Radio Returns to Major Market Salem Affiliates

Jul. 16, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — After a period of steady listener growth, National Radio Hall of Fame member Dr. James Dobson has expanded his daily reach into key markets through the Salem Radio Network.

Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk radio program can now be heard in the nation’s

  • #1 media market, New York City, on Salem affiliate WMCA
  • #4 media market, Philadelphia, on Salem affiliate WFIL
  • #6 media market, Washington D.C., on Salem affiliate WAVA
  • #7 media market, Houston, on Salem affiliate KKHT
  • #10 media market, Atlanta, on Salem affiliate WNIV
  • #22 media market, Portland, OR, on Salem affiliate KPDQ

Christopher Gould, Salem Media Group’s senior vice president of national program development, said:

“For decades, Salem audiences and their families all across America have depended on the reliable biblical advice and guidance of Dr. James Dobson.  Now, more than ever, his sage wisdom is impacting the next generation of marriages and families on Family Talk which can now be heard daily on many of Salem’s top Christian Teaching and Talk radio stations including WMCA AM 570 The Mission in New York City, WAVA-FM 105.1 Washington D.C. and KKHT-FM 100.7 The Word in Houston.”

Brian McNulty, vice president of broadcast and media services at The James Dobson Family Institute, said:

“Our mission is to help preserve and promote the institution of the family, the biblical principles on which it is based, and to introduce as many people as possible to the gospel of Jesus Christ. The strategic location of its stations, its reputation for curating great teaching and talk content, and the ability to connect with and grow its audience make Salem a great fit for us.”




Dr. James Dobson is a celebrated psychologist, Christian leader, and founder and president of The James Dobson Family Institute (JDFI), which is dedicated to preserving the biblical institutions of marriage and family by encouraging, inspiring, supporting, and leading parents and children to build their lives on God’s Word.

JDFI’s mission is driven by Dr. James Dobson’s legacy of serving families with broadcasts, videos, articles, leadership training, and policy advocacy to ensure the next generation of families are equipped to stand firm with answers to life’s most difficult questions.

Dobson’s Family Talk radio program is broadcast weekdays on over 1,300 radio outlets and is heard by over half a million people each week.

Dobson is the author of 71 books dedicated to the preservation of the family. He served as an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Southern California School of Medicine for 14 years and on the attending staff of Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles for 17 years. He has been active in governmental affairs and has advised five U.S. presidents on family matters. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California (1967) in the field of child development and research design. He holds 17 honorary doctoral degrees and was inducted in 2008 into The National Radio Hall of Fame.
Tim Clinton, Ed. D., LPC, LMFT is the executive director and dean of education for the James Dobson Family Institute and is recurring cohost of Family Talk. Tim is also president of the American Association of Christian Counselors, the largest and most diverse Christian counseling association in the world. The author of more than 30 books, Dr. Clinton is licensed as a professional counselor and a marriage and family therapist. He is recognized as a world leader in mental health and relationship issues and spends much of his time working with Christian leaders and professional athletes.

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