The Taylorville Kiwanis Club heard from one of the new staff members at the Miller Media Group, at their weekly luncheon Tuesday at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.
Jacob Linder grew up in the southern Illinois town of Farina, where he was involved in several high school sports. Linder attended Kaskaskia College and Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where he graduated in May with a radio-television degree.
Before joining the Miller Media Group, Linder worked while in college at radio stations in Salem and Murphysboro.
Linder's job at the Miller Media Group includes advertising sales, production and sports play by play. He said he liked the position because of the different things he does each day.
The Taylorville Kiwanis Club is part of global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. Weekly meetings are held Tuesdays at noon at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium. For information on the club, go to taylorvillekiwanis.com.