WRMJ Radio Jim Taylor on FOX 18 Sports Sunday.

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Published on August 26, 2018 -

Jim Taylor talked about his career in radio with Jay Kidwell on FOX 18 Sports Sunday.

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WRMJ Radio Jim Taylor on FOX 18 Sports Sunday.

Announcer: fox 18 sports sunday now continues.

Here is jay kidwell.

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 associations 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 associations prestigious silver dome award for both news and sports coverage.

He won the states 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 ibas best sportscaster award in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and again in 2015.

In addition, he claimed the iba award for the states best news reporter in 2010, 2013 and 2015.

He has also won the iba community service award in 2012 and 2014.

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