JCA Media is made up of some of the most friendly and knowledgeable people in the business. Put a face to the name and get to know our team of professionals that are here to serve you!

Jim Cottrell


Jim Cottrell worked in the early 60’s as a Rock and Roll musician as well as a studio musician. This led to a recording engineering job, then back to his roots in the gospel music industry playing full time on the road. He started Jim Cottrell Associates in 1975, a business that included Alpha Recording Inc. (a recording studio) in addition to video and audio production services. This adventure included traveling to many states doing audio/video recordings of conferences and conventions. In 1994, Jim started JCA Media, LLC which is the media installation branch. JCA Media, LLC now installs sound, video, lighting, projection and acoustical systems. Working in Kentucky, surrounding states, Florida, Alabama, Virginia and Colorado, among others.

Amy Cottrell


(270) 312-7492

Amy Cottrell joined JCA Media, LLC in 2012 as the Operations Manager. She is a graduate of Bellarmine University with a Master’s Degree in Applied Information Technology. Prior to her position with JCA Media, she ran a successful business for 5 years and brings her knowledge and expertise to the company.

John-Mark Clark

Video & Lighting Designer


John-Mark joined JCA Media in early 2013 as a lighting & video designer. He brings his years of multimedia experience to every job and likes working with clients to create dynamic lighting and video systems. He enjoys working with new technology and volunteering as a technical director & lighting designer at his church.

Alex Peake

Video, Audio, & Live Production

(270) 402-2614

Alex joined JCA Media in 2015 as an associate contractor. He is a 2011 graduate of Campbellsville University with a bachelors degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis in cinema/television and a minor in computer science. Alex Peake is currently the Facilities Manager & Technology Coordinator at Lebanon Baptist Church in Lebanon, KY. He also owns Peake Videography, a small audio visual production company specializing in videography and live audio visual services.

Robert Bender



Robert joined JCA Media in 2015 as an installation technician. He has 15+ years of experience in the audio/visual field including the role of Audio Visual Coordinator at Campbellsville University and volunteering his time serving in the media ministry at his church. With his background in live audio production and sound reinforcement, Robert brings valuable skills to the team.

Rusty King

Associate Contractor

Rusty King currently lives in Nashville, TN.

Mike Thamann

Associate Contractor

Mike Thamann currently lives in Murfreesboro, TN.