Steve joined the WFMB family in 2002. He started working as a part-time host of the Press box on Wednesday's and Thursdays. Although not from farming family he took over the role of farm broadcaster for the station in 2009.
Steve grew up in west central Illinois in Macomb. After graduating from Macomb High School attended Western Illinois University. He began his career in sports, at WIU he was a sports anchor on WWIR-TV and the color commentator for the Leatherneck football. His first paying job was in Quincy at WGME-TV and then in Rockford at WREX-TV. After a few years in Rockford as the weekend sports anchor at WREX-TV he moved to Springfield. Bridge worked at WICS-TV for nearly 5 years, leaving the station as the sports director.
Bridge’s wife Dina also works in radio, the two have a pair of boys and they live near Rochester.
by Faye Luo,posted Jul 18 2012 9:24PM
Grazing has become a new old thing in the cattle industry. Dean Oswald forage and grazing specialist for Midwest Grass and Forage in Macomb. Oswald has a background for more than 30 years in forage with the University of Illinois Extension. Oswald says the first thing will he will be talking to cattlemen about is getting the most out of their pastures, it includes new management practices, adding to the grass mix in the pasture and keeping up with the latest technology.