Angie Sharp


Angie Sharp is WQAD's Weekend Anchor. You can watch her, alongside Storm Track 8 Meteorologist Cassie Heiter and News 8 Sports' Kory Kuffler, on Saturday 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 (formerly located behind 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 Quad Cities' Marathon, Festival of Trees, the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Boo at the Zoo, and of course, Red, White, and BOOM! A week would not be complete for Angie without a malt from Whitey's, a meal 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 Engineer with John Deere - in Moline.

Angie is proud to be part of an incredible team at WQAD and looks forward to meeting you when she's out covering the stories of the day!

Recent Articles

  • Allergy season may be delayed, but hard hitting

    Posted on: 3:42 pm, March 27, 2014, by , updated on: 05:37pm, March 27, 2014

    Spring-like temperatures are on the way, but when they get here there are going to be some side effects. The...
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  • Bettendorf High School Student Dies in River Drive Crash

    Posted on: 8:53 am, March 26, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:40pm, March 26, 2014

    Bettendorf High School senior Natalie Munoz died in a crash on River Drive in Davenport.
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    Natalie Munoz photo provided by Bettendorf School District
  • Every Dog Has Its Day: Clinton County Deputy K9 Retires

    Posted on: 4:42 pm, March 21, 2014, by , updated on: 05:09pm, March 21, 2014

    As the saying goes, “every dog has its day.” Well, today was Odin’s day. Dedicated, determined, and diligent – K-9...
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  • Davenport Family to Benefit from New Autism Center

    Posted on: 4:44 pm, March 20, 2014, by

    A new type of service is coming to the Quad Cities to help local families impacted by autism. “It’s about...
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  • Rock Island County Schools React to Sales Tax Referendum Results

    Posted on: 4:41 pm, March 19, 2014, by , updated on: 05:10pm, March 19, 2014

    There are more questions than answers in area school districts today after voters failed to pass several sales tax increases...
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  • 2013 Drought Could Continue Into Spring

    Posted on: 5:39 pm, March 14, 2014, by

    We are less than a week away from the start of spring and we may start it in a drought....
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  • Opponents of 1% County Sales Tax Speak Out

    Posted on: 4:16 pm, March 13, 2014, by , updated on: 05:16pm, March 13, 2014

    When voters in Rock Island County head to the polls next week, they will vote on a controversial item at...
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  • Davenport Schools Change Schedule to Improve Student Achievement

    Posted on: 4:26 pm, March 12, 2014, by , updated on: 05:15pm, March 12, 2014

    It’s time for a change. That seems to be the theme for Smart Intermediate School and Monroe Elementary School in...
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  • How 1% County Sales Tax Would Impact Area Schools

    Posted on: 4:53 pm, March 7, 2014, by , updated on: 05:13pm, March 7, 2014

    On March 18th, 2014, a Referendum will be on the General Primary Election Ballot asking Rock Island County Voters to...
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  • Quad City schools make dramatic changes to school lunch

    Posted on: 5:09 pm, March 6, 2014, by , updated on: 10:07am, March 7, 2014

    More, and stricter, government guidelines mean your kids' school lunch is much different from what they were served in years past.
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  • Illinois Reveals $45 Million Tornado Relief Package

    Posted on: 5:22 pm, March 5, 2014, by , updated on: 07:45pm, March 5, 2014

    WASHINGTON, Illinois — $45 million is on the way to help communities devastated by last year’s tornadoes. On Wednesday, March...
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  • QC Students Create Award-Winning P.S.A. to Solve Teen Issue

    Posted on: 4:31 pm, February 28, 2014, by

    An award-winning P.S.A. airing statewide is created by four students at a local high school. On Friday, February 28th, 2014,...
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