Salem Radio Network has extended its contract with radio host Mike Gallagher through 2023.

Gallagher has been with Salem since 2001. His program “The Mike Gallagher Show” is the network’s highest rated show and draws 7 million listeners weekly.

“We are honored to have had Mike Gallagher in our Salem family for over two decades and thrilled to continue our long and fruitful relationship with him,” said Salem Radio’s senior vice president, Phil Boyce, in a statement.

Shares of the parent company, Salem Media Group (SALM), based in Camarillo, closed Wednesday up 10 cents, or 4.1 percent, to $2.52 on the Nasdaq.