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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 radio and television broadcaster for
41 years. He's
the Taylorville, Springfield, Decatur, Danville and Champaign-Urbana
markets throughout his entire 41 years.
was co-anchor and chief weather Anchor at WICD-TV, and is currently co-anchor
and weather anchor on Fox-Champaign, WCCU-TV in Urbana.
He is the longest tenured weather caster in central Illinois.
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
(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!
(April 11, 2015) Added color to page backgrounds according to
sections. Yes, dougquick.com is now is COLOR!
(May 11, 2015) Changed the status of WICD to show WICS image as
all references to WICD have been eliminated on the former signal of
WICD, Channel 15. It has become a full translator of WICS.
This montage one goes back to to 1960 and the 36 shows broadcast on
WICS, WCHU, WEEK and KSD-TV in central Illinois.
The Fall of 1967 featured 21 new shows to the schedule. Here are
the opening titles for most of them. How many of these can you recall?
from an outside source and may be discontinued at any
the Vermilion County Conservation
Foundation by clicking
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