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Doug accepting his Silver Circle Award from the
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences-Mid America
Doug has been a central Illinois broadcaster for 40 years. He's
the Taylorville, Springfield, Decatur, Danville and Champaign-Urbana
markets for 40 years.
currently Co-Anchor and Chief Weather Anchor at WICD-TV, in
Champaign and Weather Anchor at WCCU-TV in Urbana.
NEWS OF CHANGES IN THE CENTRAL ILLINOIS TELEVISION
site is dedicated to preserving central Illinois Broadcast
History. It's being constantly updated with additions
and maybe even a few revisions. Check back often. Recent News-Gazette
article featuring Doug....Here
dougquick at dougquick.com
(November 13, 2014)-Added another WDBR aircheck, from October 3, 1976
to the Area CHR
History page....with yours truly as the disc jockey. It was
an early in my career effort at my ultimate radio station!
(November 15, 2014)- Updated the former Television Today to "Mid Illinois
Television Today" the complete listing of local television across
mid Illinois. It includes a link to local TV listings from Yahoo
(January 16, 2015)-Updated the "Mid Illinois Television Today" to
include the broadcasting of the GRIT network on WICS and WICD.
Also added back the ZUUS Country Music channel as 20.2 on WICS.
(January 19, 2015)-Replaced videos which were discontinued for one
reason or another by You Tube probably due to copyright challenges.
(January, 2015-Appealing a copyright challenge of my You Tube post
featuring the "Real McCoys" TV series from the 1950s by SFM
Entertainment. My appeal is based on "fair use" of the
opening/closing credits of the show and its use on this historical
website. Meanwhile there are dozens of other You Tube posts of
"Real McCoys" on You Tube, with many postings of complete episodes of
(January 25, 2015)-still no response from SFM Entertainment....
(March 27, 2015) Thanks to Chuck Kelly, a former employee of WLRW and
his contact with the area chief engineer for Saga, Mark Spalding, we
now have included pictures of WLRW's studio and automation system from
the 1970s. See them and hear what the Mix 94.5 sounded like in
the early to mid 1970s at the Area CHR History page! Videos
This week, saying goodbye to Local News on WICD.... arner11111111111111111111111
Here is segment 1 of the WICD 50th Anniversary series of reports.
This was originally broadcast 2009.
Eric Snell, our Promotions Director at the time of these promos was an
absolute genius... He did the fabulous weather video below and
now heres's an example of his work during a time of full staffing of
the news operation of WICD.
from an outside source and may be discontinued at any
the Vermilion County Conservation
Foundation by clicking
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