Roy Patterson | Station Manager
Roy is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and Trinity International University. He ended his role as host of Moody Radio's Urban Praise
and continues to host two nationally-syndicated programs, Celebration of Praise and
Music for Sunday. Roy is also a pastor, praise and worship leader, arranger, producer and vocalist. He has led praise and worship throughout America and internationally, and led seminars on biblical diversity. Roy has served as a youth pastor for 10 years and has provided substance abuse counseling to youth and adults. In January 2011, Roy was appointed station manager for 90.1 FM Moody Radio. Roy has been married to his wife, Lynette, for over 25 years, and has three children.
Linda Jelinek | Administrative Assistant
Linda serves as receptionist and administrative assistant at Moody Radio. Linda earned her bachelor’s degree in counseling from William Tyndale College in Michigan. Through the years Linda’s ministry experience includes dean of women at Alaska Bible College; mentoring student wives in Alaska, Pennsylvania and Chicago; leading women’s Bible studies and teaching Sunday school and Awana in church. Linda has served alongside her husband John as a missionary, as a pastor’s wife and in various roles as the wife of a seminary professor and academic dean. Linda and John have three grown children and a growing number of grandchildren. Along with Linda’s work at the radio station, she currently serves on the Advisory Team of the Student Wives Fellowship at Moody Bible Institute and is studying at Moody Theological Seminary.
Nancy Turner | Host, Mid-mornings
Born in Mishawaka, Ind., but raised in Niles, Mich., Nancy began her radio career in high school, producing and hosting a program on the local radio station. After graduating from high school, she continued to study broadcasting and through her career has worked at many stations in Michigan and Illinois. Nancy has helped host the Muscular Dystrophy Telethon on WGN-TV, fund-raising efforts on WTTW-TV in Chicago and the Country Music Today program on local Chicago television.
Nancy hosts mid-mornings from 9 a.m. to noon on Moody Radio Chicago. She also hosts This is the Day, Music for Sundayand the
Praise and Worship Channel. Nancy has one daughter. She enjoys reading, baking and experiencing the outdoors.
Summer Ciobanu | Host, Afternoons
Jon Hemmer | Host, Ministry of the Week
Jon works in radio production at Moody Radio. Along with his work on Ministry of the Week, he hosts on the Praise & Worship channel. Jon is a drummer and is on the worship team at Village Church of Gurnee. Besides faith, family and friends, Jon’s passion in food! He has a lot to say when it comes to the various styles of pizza you can find around Chicago. He also enjoys going to movies, working out, grilling, going to concerts and watching the Chicago Bears. Jon currently lives in northern Lake County with his wife, Cari, and their beagle, Daisy. Jon lost his sister, Angela, to breast cancer in 2009 and is extremely close to her children. Between Jon and Cari, they now have 7 nieces and nephews they always enjoy spoiling!