Our Team

Fletcher M. Ford: President and CEO | corporate@regionalmedia.info 

 

Mr. Fletcher Ford, our President and CEO is a native of the Midwest, born in Peoria, Illinois. He grew up most of his life in the Quad Cities. Fletcher holds over 20 years of business experience and has won numerous awards. Fletcher's work includes major market clients, small market clients, and various other businesses. He has been in broadcasting for many years and continues daily to improve local radio.

 

Jason Gilbraith: Vice President Macomb/ Kewanee / Quad Cities| vp@regionalmedia.info

 

Jason is Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Jason is a native to the Kewanee and Quad Cities area all his life. He has deep ties to the area communities and an extreme passion for success. He takes alot of pride in and enjoys helping area businesses grow and succeed. Jason volunteers thousands of hours for local charity work, successfully campaigned and has overseen dozens of benefits for area individuals and businesses. He lives in Annawan with his wife Erin of 24 years. She is currently working at Where the Wild Ones Grow in Prophetstown, IL. All three of their sons served or are currently serving in the United States Air Force. Chandler served in Security Forces from 2010-2014, stationed at Holloman AFB, NM. He served a tour in Afghanistan, in Security Forces. Cameron is serving in the United States Air Force in Okinawa, Japan, as a Munitions System Technician/AMMO.  Carter is stationed in Asia in Security Forces, his next assignment will be in Europe. Jason began his sales and marketing career in sales in 1993 with Montgomery Ward and moved into Sales Management with APAC in 1995. While working for 3 fortune 500 companies including AT&T, SBC and CenturyLink in the telecommunications field, Jason received 17 awards, including 4 Vice Presidential awards for superior customer service and job performance. He is a lifelong Cubs fan, and goes to many games each year with his wife, Erin.

 

Jason L. Chute | General Manager Macomb | jchute@regionalmedia.info

 

Mr. Jason Chute, our General Sales Manager is a native to Western Illinois, born and raised in Rushville.  After graduating from Western Illinois University with a degree in Communications, he chose to pursue his career path in the Macomb area.  Jason has over 13 years of sales experience and is involved in many community organizations including McDonough County VIBE, Macomb Centennial Morning Rotary Club, Macomb Elks Lodge #1009 and is an Ambassador for the Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce.  Helping develop advertising campaigns for local business is his specialty.   Jason enjoys spending time with his family and watching Chicago CUBS baseball!

 

Anthony Sturtevant | General Manager Kewanee | asturtevant@regionalmedia.info

 

Anthony Sturtevant, Kewanee/Quad Cities General Manager is a native of Kewanee, for many years. He brings nearly 15 years of sales and sales management experience to the Regional Media team. He has received numerous Customer Service awards over his 13 years at AT&T. Anthony is very active in the motorcycle community, with a focus on awareness and safety. He loves to spend time with his daughter, Aleah, and enjoys watching and attending sporting events, especially hockey, baseball and football. He loves the Chicago Bears. 

 

James Jones | General Manager Sterling | jjones@regionalmedia.info
 
James Jones is a dynamic leader with a proven history of providing revenue generating opportunities to
local businesses. With over 20 years of sales experience, he brings a strong business acumen and a
passion to succeed to the organization. As a lifelong native of Western Illinois, he understands many of
the unique challenges and opportunities local business face in an ever-changing, dynamic business
environment. James lives in Annawan with his wife Crystal and three children Tre, Tyra, and Tiana, and

he is committed to serving the community in which he and his family and friends reside. 

 

Bob McKee | Sports and News Director Kewanee / Quad Cities | bmckee@regionalmedia.info

 

A veteran of more than 20 years in radio, Bob McKee has hosted mornings on The Talk of the Tri-Counties Newstalk 1450 AM and 104.3  FM for more than 7 years. Bob is also the lead voice of Regional Media Sports in our Kewanee Cluster. Bob handles the Play by Play for the hometown Kewanee Boilermakers for Football and Basketball while also taking the lead on Geneseo Softball and Volleyball.

 

Russ Hughes | Sports Announcer Regional Media Sports


Russ Hughes is a native of Galva, Illinois where owns and operates a successful cluster of car dealerships. A passionate sports fan, Russ has been the voice of Annawan Wethersfield Titans Football since 2012.

 

Mike Cocquit |Sports Announcer Regional Media Sports

 

Mike is the voice of Geneseo High School Football and Basketball for Regional Media Sports. Mike Cocquit is a veteran of over 20 years in professional radio. Mike is lead reporter for Geneseo News which airs weekday morning on WKEI. Mike is also lead announcer for Geneseo Football and Basketball games while providing color commentary for Geneseo Softball and Volleyball.

 

Andrew Hughes | Field Reporter - Sports Announcer Regional Media Sports


Andrew Hughes is a part-time on-air personality and News Correspondent in Kewanee. Andrew is a native of Galva and also works part-time as a Sports Announcer on Annawan and Wethersfield Girls and Boys Basketball.