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Mr. James E. Taylor

Sports Director

WRMJ Inc

HQ Phone: (309) 582-5666

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WRMJ Inc

2104 South East Third Street

Aledo, Illinois 61231

United States

Company Description

WRMJ, J 102, and "The J" are practicing trademarks of WRMJ 102.3 FM. Privacy Statement | Powered by Aircast Wireless. Site design, graphics, and ads by tdxpress. ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Partner

Carpentier Mitchell Goddard & Company LLC

Business Intelligence Manager

Mercer LLC

Affiliations

Board Member
Knox Co

Education

B.S.

Accountancy

University of Illinois

Bachelor of Science Degree

Mass Communications

Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Web References (199 Total References)


Staff – WRMJ | 102.3 | ONLINE

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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 am 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 received the Illinois High School Association's Distinguished Media Service Award in 2015; 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 that has 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, 2012 and 2015.
The IBA also presented Jim with a Silver Dome Award in 2008 and 2005 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, 2011, 2012, 2014 and again in 2015. In addition, he claimed the IBA award for the state's "Best News Reporter" in 2010, 2013 and 2015. He has also won the IBA "Community Service Award" in 2012 and 2014.
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.
In addition, Jim works for the Illinois Farm Bureau Radio Network covering commodity markets and is also a regular contributor for the Illinois Radio Network. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Communications from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.


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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Monmouth-Roseville boys basketball coach Chuck Grant on the WRMJ Sportsline Saturday morning.


Farm News – WRMJ | 102.3 | ONLINE

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WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County High School senior Nicholas Close this morning.
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WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with 2003 Aledo High School graduate Jon DeClerck this morning.
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WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County High School vocational agriculture teacher Aaron Heartt this morning.
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WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with Viola area producer Chad Bell this morning.


Radio Staff

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JIM TAYLOR Morning Markets & Business Reporter

Jim Taylor has served as news director at WRMJ in Aledo since 1990. His reporting on rural and agricultural issues has garnered him twelve Silver Dome Awards from the Illinois Broadcasters Association. Taylor has also been recognized for his broadcast work with rural schools--being inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association's Hall of Fame in the Media Category in 2007 and he received the Friends of Athletics Award from the Illinois Athletic Directors Association in 2008. His reporting on rural crime led WRMJ to receive the Illinois Crime Stoppers Media Organization of the Year Award in 2004 and he received the Illinois Friend of MADD Award in 2000 from the Illinois Mothers Against Drunk Driving organization for his media coverage of drunk driving prevention efforts on rural roads. Taylor is also a contributing writer for the Quad City Times and has also worked for WOC Radio in Davenport, Iowa.


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 am 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 that has 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 2008 and 2005 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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