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Mr. Jim Taylor

Wrong Jim Taylor?

Sports Director

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

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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Knox Co
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Web References
WRMJ.COM » Staff, 11 Oct 2014 [cached]
Jim Taylor
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.
WRMJ Sports Director Jim ..., 9 Oct 2014 [cached]
WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County senior Chase Nelson this week.
Radio Staff, 14 June 2014 [cached]
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.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE, 22 Sept 2014 [cached]
Member Saline introduced Jim Taylor, who is employed by Carpentier, Mitchell, Goddard & Company, LLC, and spoke to Members regarding various auditing questions. This is the same company that performs the annual County audit and they are willing to perform an in depth audit of these two departments. Mr. Taylor explained that the purpose of the annual audit of the County is to assess the overall presentation of the financial statements.
Mr. Taylor responded that an internal audit could be defined to be just as inclusive. In his opinion, there should an ongoing internal audit control process established.
Mr. Taylor responded that the auditors would follow the Board's direction.
When questioned specifically about the costs of a detailed line by line audit, Mr. Taylor stated the costs are determined by how far back records are examined.
Mr. Taylor stated that the auditors would only investigate the financial matters, not the other legal issues.
Mr. Taylor responded that fee would be approximately $6,000 - $7,000 and double that amount for an additional department.
Mr. Taylor stated that a full audit can extend from 3-5 years or even longer.
2B-11 | Mercer-Lunsford Basketball League, 13 June 2013 [cached]
Coach James Taylor (703) 327-0538 |
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