Real Country 1230 Staff

Real Country Staff 
Chad Briesacher
Chad originally joined the Real Country staff as a part of the morning show and sales staff in 2008, and returned in 2015 to take over as General Manager for Southern Illinois Radio Group. A graduate of Lindenwood University, Chad anchors the Real Country Morning Show and the People Speak Program weekday mornings along with managing operations at WHCO and WINI.

Tim Petrowich
A native of New Athens, Tim first joined the WHCO staff in the 1980s. Later he served on the news staff at the Du Quoin Evening Call, Marion Daily-Republican, and Southern Illinoisan newspapers, before returning in 2014 as news director of Southern Illinois Radio Group. Serving both WHCO and WINI, Tim anchors news throughout the day, including the WHCO Local News weekdays at 10:00 am.

Peter Stork
A native of Sparta, Peter first joined WHCO at the age of 13 before leaving the station in 2002. Rejoining the staff in 2008, he helped launch the Real Country lineup and anchored the People Speak, Local News, and high school sports coverage before stepping back duties in 2013. You can hear Peter weekday mornings and whereever else we need a friendly face.