Christian Communication Network

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The Christian Communication Network was established by Gary McCullough in 1989. It is the parent organization to Christian Newswire and established in 2004 the conservative newswire, Standard Newswire.

Contact details

Christian Communication Network
2020 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20006
Telephone: (202) 546-0054

Standard Newswire URL:

Gary McCullough is the director of the nation's leading religious newswire Christian Newswire, part of the Christian Communication Network.

Over 700 public policy groups, government agencies, PR firms, religious organizations, think-tanks, watchdog groups, advocacy groups, coalitions, foundations, colleges, universities, activists, politicians, and candidates use Christian Newswire to distribute their press releases. In 2006 the Christian Communication Network created a second newswire to service the press release distribution needs of non-religious clients, Standard Newswire to fill the vacancy created by the closing of USNewswire by its new owner, PRNewswire.

Standard Newswire is nation's leading conservative newswire, considered the "Fox News of newswires."

McCullough Brings Religious Right and Neo-conservatives to Media Dominance

In 1989, McCullough worked for the anti-abortion group Operation Rescue founded by Randall Terry. McCullough arranged the first interviews for jailed cell-mates by keeping details of media interview times and phone numbers written with soap on his jail cell's concrete floor. McCullough has been arrested for peaceful sit-ins (called Rescues) in front of abortion clinics over 30 times ( See McCullough's bio).

For 19 years Gary McCullough's work has been a driving force behind the media coverage of conservative battles. He has been the voice and/or strategist behind battles on behalf of anti-abortion, religious liberty, and political campaigns. Projects of note include the confirmation of Ashcroft, several Supreme Court battles, protecting the public display of faith and the symbols of faith, the Terri Schiavo family, the formation of Operation Rescue, and the resurrection of the White House Office of Special Media (Catholic, Christian, & Minority Media) for Bush 43; this department had been eliminated by President Clinton.