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Angie Sharp is WQAD's Weekend Anchor. You can watch her, alongside Storm Track 8 Meteorologist Kelsey Woodard and News 8 Sports' Kory Kuffler, on Saturdays at 6pm & 10pm and Sundays at 5pm & 10pm.

While she wasn't born in the Quad Cities, the Quad Cities have always been very important to Angie.

Before moving to Downers Grove, Illinois, Angie's parents and extended family grew up and went to school in East Moline. Angie can remember visiting her grandparent's house (located behind what's now TPC Deere Run) and watching her cousins compete in Marching Band competitions at United Township High School.

However, Angie's earliest memory of the Quad Cities was riding with her dad in a convertible when he was the Grand Marshal in Augustana College's 1990 Homecoming Parade.

18 years later, Angie graduated from Augustana College with a Bachelor's Degree in Speech Communication and English with an Emphasis in Writing. During her time as a Viking, Angie became an Intern at WQAD. Through shadowing reporters, helping producers, and working with photographers, Angie quickly found a passion for telling the stories of her community.

In August 2008, Angie began her career in journalism as a photojournalist with WHBF in Rock Island. In November 2009, she found her way back to WQAD as a producer and reporter for "Good Morning Quad Cities." In October 2010, Angie was taken off the graveyard shift and began reporting full-time for WQAD. In May 2013, Angie became the Weekend Anchor for WQAD.

Angie loves living in the Quad Cities. Her favorite events include the John Deere Classic, the DOVE Golf Tournament, the Go Red for Women Luncheon, the Quad Cities' Marathon, Festival of Trees, the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Boo at the Zoo, any Quad Cities River Bandits Game, and of course... Red, White, and BOOM! A week would not be complete for Angie without a chocolate chip cookie dough malt from Whitey's, a #7 from Hungry Hobo, and a run along the Mighty Mississippi to work it all off.

Angie went from "Mitchum" to "Sharp" in August 2012, when she was married at Short Hills Country Club in East Moline. She currently lives with her husband, Zach Sharp - an Innovation Leader at John Deere - in Moline.

Angie is proud to be part of an incredible team at WQAD and looks forward to meeting you... whether it's when she's out covering the stories of the day, getting groceries at HyVee, or grabbing a coffee at Red Band!


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    Bix By The Numbers: The Economic Impact

    With around 20,000 participants, between 50,000 and 75,000 spectators, 5,000 volunteers, and 200,000 of those tiny water cups – it could be one for the record books. The 41st Annual Quad City Times Bix 7 takes place on Saturday, July 25th, 2015, but all the action starts Thursday, July 23rd, 2015. The Quad City Bank and Trust “Battle Up Brady” starts at 7pm on Thursday. From 5pm-9pm, the Running Wild Sports and Fitness Expo takes place at the RiverCenter. On […]

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  • Nationwide BMX Racers Compete in the Quad Cities

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  • RAGBRAI-ers Leave QC for Week-Long Statewide Ride

    Nearly 10,000 people from across the area, country, and world are ready for RAGBRAI. The 43rd Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa begins Sunday, July 19th, 2015 in Sioux City. Cyclists will dip their back tires in the Missouri River before starting their nearly 500-mile trek across the state. On Saturday, July 18th, 2015, participants dropped off their cars, bikes, and luggage at St. Ambrose University in Davenport. Organizers estimate nearly 850 vehicles are parked in the […]

  • Children’s Therapy Center Leader Retires

    A man who has committed his life to helping children in need is being honored. W.K. Juncker is retiring from the Children’s Therapy Center of the Quad Cities after 35 yearsa. His friends and family surprised him with a retirement party at Jumer’s Casino on Saturday, July 18th, 2015. There was cake, conversation, and plenty of pictures. “My wife is very good at this,” Juncker said. “She had been planning it since December and I knew something was going on, […]

  • Quad City Kids Learn About John Deere By Playing

    In one spot – kids were able to work in a construction site, feed farm animals, and build equipment. The John Deere Pavilion held its 8th Annual Learn and Play Day on Saturday, July 18th, 2015. The free event included plenty of hands-on activities, such as a batter-powered Gator obstacle course, a pedal-powered tractor pull, and a construction zone to test toy equipment in sand. “We started doing this to teach children what all John Deere does for their customers […]

  • News 8 Reporters Show Sheep at the Rock Island County Fair

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  • Pioneer Village Restores 1910 Train Caboose

    All Aboard! On Sunday, July 12th, 2015, a fully-restored vintage train was unveiled at the Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village in Long Grove, Iowa. The 1910 NE6 Class Caboose was used by the Rock Island Line. It was donated to the Pioneer Village in 1977. However, more than 30 years sitting in the rain and snow did a number on the wooden train. That inspired workers and volunteers to give it a makeover over the last two years. “We […]

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    A man is walking across America and needs your help. Jared Reichbaum is traveling from Atlantic City, New Jersey to San Francisco, California to raise awareness for Be The Match, the largest bone marrow registry in the country. Jared stopped by WQAD on Friday, July 10th, 2015 to tell his story and share his goal for the walk. He said he has a friend who had a rare blood disease and her brother saved her life by being a match […]

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