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Miller Media Group president Randal J. Miller, will celebrate his 45th anniversary in the radio industry, on Saturday, June 23rd, with a live 4-hour show from 11am to 3pm on NEWSTALK WTIM THE BIG 870 across Central Illinois, 96-point-one FM in Christian County, and 107-point-5 FM in Shelby County.  The show will also be streamed live at taylorvilledailynews.com and on the WTIM mobile app.

Miller will visit with several people that have been of his career over the past 45 years.

Miller began his broadcasting career as a part-time announcer at the former WSHY AM and FM in Shelbyville.

Miller graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1973, and from Lake Land College in Mattoon in 1975 with an associate degree in applied science, majoring in radio and TV broadcasting.

After 9 years in the business, he built his first radio station, the former WRVI (FM) in Virden, in 1982.  Miller has built or bought 16 radio stations across northwest and central Illinois in his career, and currently owns 6 stations in the Taylorville/Pana/Shelbyville market, and 2 stations at Clinton.

Miller and his wife Cathy reside in Taylorville, where they've lived the last 26 years.

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