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Mr. Jim Taylor

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Sports Director

Phone: (309) ***-****  HQ Phone
WRMJ Inc
2104 Se 3rd St
Aledo , Illinois 61231
United States

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Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Knox Co

Education

  • B.S. , Accountancy
    University of Illinois
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Mercer County | Golden Eagles
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WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County High School senior Taylor Carey this morning.
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Mercer County head wrestling coach Steve Speaker today. He says a camp [Read the full article...]
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with John Nelson and Daria Parchert on Wednesday following Rockridge's 3-0 sectional win over [Read the full article...]
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Rockridge boys track coach and Mercer County boys track coach Mick Louck this [Read the full article...]
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Rockridge softball coach John Nelson last Saturday after the Rockets captured the regional [Read the full article...]
WRMJ Interview: Swanson & MCGE Girls Track Build Impressive Resume In 2015 welcome home
WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County girls track coach Lara Swanson at this afternoon's state welcome home [Read the full article...]
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Rockridge baseball coach Glen Cook on Thursday night following the Rockets season [Read the full article...]
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County girls track coach Lara Swanson this morning.
WRMJ.COM » News & Scores
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor stopped by Brian Hutton's weeklong basketball camp at Mercer County Intermediate School this morning.
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Orion head football coach Chip Filler this morning.
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County boys basketball coach Brian Hutton last night. The Eagles finished summer [Read the full article...]
WRMJ Interview: Whiteman & Rockets Wrap Up Summer Basketball 'Grind' rockets summer ball
WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Rockridge head basketball coach Toby Whiteman last night. The Rockets have wrapped up [Read the full article...]
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Kyle McEwen at Hawthorn Ridge this morning.
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Chris Duerr this morning.
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with longtime basketball official Joe Thompson last night at the Monmouth College Girls Basketball [Read the full article...]
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with new West Central football coach Ben Rees today. Rees spent the last three [Read the full article...]
WRMJ Interview: Sherrard Experience Very Important To QC Coaching Icon Tracey mike tracey
WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Moline head football coach Mike Tracey last night at the Rock Island High [Read the full article...]
WRMJ Audio: Ball & Rush Keep The Wrestling Door Open BALL AND RUSH
WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Ethan Ball and Clayton Rush last night.
WRMJ.COM » Staff
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Jim Taylor
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Jim Taylor has served as News and Sports Director at WRMJ since September of 1990. He is the voice of "Western Illinois Today News" at 7 a.m. and Noon. Jim also hosts "The WRMJ Sportsline" every Saturday morning at 9:05 during the school year. The show includes interviews with local coaches and special feature interviews pertaining to High School Athletics.
In addition, Jim is the primary voice of basketball, baseball, and softball broadcasts at WRMJ. He was inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association's Hall of Fame in the Media Category in April of 2007 and received the 2008 Friends of Athletics state award from the Illinois Athletic Directors Association.
Jim is one of just a few broadcasters who have received the Illinois Broadcaster Association's prestigious Silver Dome Award for both news and sports coverage. He won the state's highest broadcasting honor for his play-by-play work in both 2002 and 2007 and for anchoring and producing "Western Illinois Today News" in 2004, 2006 and again in 2009.
The IBA also presented Jim with a Silver Dome Award in 2005 and 2008 for "Sportsline," and the "High School Sports Spotlight," a program that features interviews with local student athletes. He also won the IBA's "Best Sportscaster Award" in 2009, 2010, and again in 2011. In addition in 2010, he claimed another IBA award for the state's "Best News Reporter" and in 2011 he won an IBA "Community Service Award" for his work with the Brandon Ballard Foundation.
His work with Mercer County Crime Stoppers also resulted in WRMJ receiving the Illinois Crime Stoppers Media Organization of the Year Award in 2004. Jim has also won honors from the Illinois Department of Public Health and Illinois Mother's Against Drunk Driving, receiving the Illinois Friend of MADD Award in 2000 for his media coverage.
Jim met his wife while broadcasting a high school basketball game. The couple resides in Mercer County with their four children-Ty, Tess, Tatum, and Teagan.
Jim is also a contributing writer for the Quad City Times. He has also been hired by the IHSA Internet Network, where he has called the state football, volleyball, softball and basketball championships and the state track finals.
In addition, Jim works for the Illinois Farm Bureau Radio Network and is also a regular contributor for the Illinois Radio Network.
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WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with reigning Mercer County Fair Queen Shelby Link this morning. The 2014 United High [Read the full article...]
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WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with 19 year old Stephanie Adams of New Windsor this morning.
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