Our Team

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


Mr. Fletcher Ford, our President and CEO is a native of the Midwestern area, born in Peoria, Illinois and growing 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. 


Sean Patrick Kernan | Corporate Program Director | spatrick@regionalmedia.info


Sean has been in radio for more than 18 years beginning at Mix 96.1 FM in Davenport also hosting Retro Saturday Night. He went on to WOC 1420 until 2010 when he joined Regional Media. Sean has been instrumental in long-term growth of our Quad City facility. Sean was promoted to Operations Manager and along with his team, continues to deliver high quality localized programming for the area. Sean is also a professional film critic with his movie reviews heard on all Regional Media stations. He is a lifetime Chicago Cubs, Bears, and Bulls fan and his favorite movie of all time is "The Big Lebowski."


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.


Chris Slusser | Live Broadcast Producer

A native of Kewanee, Illinois, Chris Slusser has been with Regional Media for more than two years as a part time producer for Geneseo Sports on Hog Country 102.5 WJRE. Chris is also a frontline producer for most live event broadcasts including Kewanee Hog Days and The Back Road Music Festival.


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.