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Sports Director

Phone: (309) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Illinois , United States
2104 Se 3rd St
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.

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Knox Co


  • B.S. , Accountancy
    University of Illinois
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Web References
WRMJ.COM » Staff, 13 Aug 2015 [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.COM, 12 Aug 2015 [cached]
WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County School District Superintendent Alan Boucher this morning.
WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County boys golf coach Darin Clawson last night. Fall sports like golf, [Read the full article...]
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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught with new Sherrard Jr./Sr.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE, 18 July 2015 [cached]
Jim Taylor, from Carpentier, Mitchell, Goddard, & Company LLC presented this audit to the Members.
2B-11 | Mercer-Lunsford Basketball League, 13 June 2013 [cached]
Coach James Taylor (703) 327-0538 |
James E. Taylor, ..., 8 Aug 2015 [cached]
James E. Taylor, CPA James Taylor is a CPA and CGMA, audit partner, and managing member with over 35 years of experience, and specializes in audit and attest services for governmental entities, non profit organizations, and closely held businesses in a diverse group of industries. He received his B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and has served on the board of directors of various organizations. His professional affiliations include membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Illinois CPA Society, and the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).
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