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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.
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
5, 2014) Updated the Radio Automated Formats page to include picture of
BPI cassette from the 1970s. Also updated the page format to
(Aug 6, 2014) Updated and added photos from my years with WDNL Radio. See
the many added photos and more!
(Aug 10, 2014) Updated and added photos and information to the Area CHR History.
Also updated format of the page.
(Aug 12, 2014) Updated and added photos, air-checks and more
information about my years at WDNL (D-102) from 1977-2002. See
the History of WDNL.
(Aug 17, 2014) Updated History of WTIM and added photos of the Frisina
Hotel and the former studios of WTIM and WEEE both taken in 1988.
(October 5, 2014) Updated the History of WBLN
with the addition of a photo taken from a postcard from a former
Bloomington business with something surprising in the background.
(October 29, 2014) Updated Radio Automated Formats
page to include clarification on Drake-Chenault format XT-40 format
voice overs featuring Billy Moore. Also more information on the
history of BPI International. Both updates thanks to contributors.
(November 3, 2014)-Updated the Area CHR History page to include a newly
discovered aircheck (contributed by Scott Baer) of WLRW(FM) from
(November 9, 2014)-Updated the History of WDNL page and included four more air
checks of WDNL including the disc jockeys Bob Taylor, Bill Lacombe and
(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
Variety Shows were at one time, one of the hottest television program
formats. These TV shows included a number of different acts. Ed
Sullivan Show probably mastered the genre, but there were others
including ABC's "Hollywood Palace" from the 1960s. This edition
of Hollywood Palace, complete with original commercials, is from from
October 23rd of 1965. It's hosted by Milton Berle and includes
Bill Dana, Maury Willis, Abbe Lane and Sonny and Cher.
This is another edition of Hollywood Palace from Christmas of
1965. It served as Bing Crosby's traditional Christmas Show that
year. It includes Dorothy Collins, and the cast of TV's "Hogan's
Heroes." Why Bob Crane and the cast of "Hogan?" Bing
Crosby's production company produced the WWII comedy!
from an outside source and may be discontinued at any
the Vermilion County Conservation
Foundation by clicking
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