July 25, 2019 – News Release
Regional Media Names New Local Sales Manager – Sterling / Quad Cities
For Immediate Release
Illinois– (July, 25) – Regional Media, parent company of radio stations and multimedia news and sports websites in Iowa, Illinois, and Hawaii, announced today that it has chosen former Country Financial agency owner Darren Brown as the organization's Local Sales Manager for the Quad Cities and Sterling Illinois offices including, Big Country 102.7 WZZT, Q105.5 WSSQ, WSDR 1490-93.1, Jack FM 93.9, and SaukValleyNow.com. Mr. Brown, will step into the role reporting directly to the company's Chief Operating Officer (COO) Rick Feltner this next week.
Darren is not foreign to Regional Media’s culture being part of the team for three years back in 2012. Mr. Brown spent seven years with the Quad City Steamwheelers arena football team as their Director of Operations and Assistant General Manager where he first met Regional Media President and CEO Fletcher M. Ford.
“I am very excited for the opportunity to get back in to the media business, especially with Regional Media. Fletcher has done a great job building a strong media company and I look
forward to being a part of all the future growth.” says Mr. Brown.
In his most recent business, Darren was the owner operator of Country Financial in Viola Illinois. Born in Laguna Beach, California, raised in Burlington, Iowa Darren moved to the Quad Cities in 2003 where he met his wife Brittany. They currently reside in Orion, Illinois with their two girls Kylee and Kamryn. They also have two dogs that are a big part of the family, Chase (Miniature Australian Shepherd) and Chloe (Half Lab, Half Australian
Regional Media CEO Fletcher Ford says, “I am very pleased to add another stellar team member to Regional Media that has extensive background in small business. Darren is a very smart, diligent steward of small business. He will make a great addition to the Regional Media Executive Team.
Regional Media LSM James Jones has been promoted to the Princeton, Illinois market.
For media inquiries, contact the Regional Media at:
815-264-2289 | 11630 140th St Place Davenport, IA 52804 | [email protected]