Angie Sharp

Anchor/Reporter

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

  • New Autism Center Replacing Child Care Center in Davenport

    Posted on: 3:57 pm, February 27, 2014, by , updated on: 09:45pm, February 27, 2014

    On March 31st, 2014, the QC Child Development Center (QCCDC) in Davenport is closing. On Thursday, February 27th, 2014, a...
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  • Nursing mother says YMCA worker denied her right to breastfeed

    Posted on: 4:44 pm, February 26, 2014, by , updated on: 09:27am, February 27, 2014

    A Davenport mother is speaking out after she says she was told she could not breastfeed around children at a local YMCA.
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  • Area Students Learn About “Medical Clowning”

    Posted on: 9:10 pm, February 22, 2014, by

    The clowns are being sent to the classroom. On Saturday and Sunday, February 22nd and 23rd, 2014, Saint Ambrose University...
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  • Quad City Runners Are “Seeing Red”

    Posted on: 8:56 pm, February 22, 2014, by

    It’s a sport that probably takes some practice – running in a dress. However, participants say it’s worth it. The...
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  • Bowl-A-Thon Strikes Success For Area Students

    Posted on: 8:44 pm, February 22, 2014, by

    Bowling alleys across the Quad Cities are full this weekend. On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014, Junior Achievement of the Heartland...
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  • Local Snowboard Riders Get A “Shreducation”

    Posted on: 8:33 pm, February 22, 2014, by

    Snowboarders in the Quad Cities are getting a “Shreducation” this weekend. On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014, Iowa State University and...
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  • Recognizing “Sheroes” in the Quad Cities

    Posted on: 8:10 pm, February 22, 2014, by

    Seven “Sheroes” are being honored in the Quad Cities. On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014, the non-profit organization “A Gathering of...
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  • Teen Caught Selling Drugs to Undercover Agent

    Posted on: 7:57 pm, February 22, 2014, by

    A Rock Falls, Illinois teen is out on bail tonight after police say he sold drugs to an undercover cop....
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  • Quad Cities River Bandits Hiring 75 Employees

    Posted on: 7:50 pm, February 22, 2014, by

    If you love baseball and want to make some extra money this summer, the Quad Cities River Bandits have a...
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  • New Local Grocery Store Joins Hilltop Area

    Posted on: 7:35 pm, February 22, 2014, by

    A new and local grocery store is officially open in Davenport. Hilltop Groceries and Spirits held its grand opening on...
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  • Votes In March Would Improve Area Schools

    Posted on: 4:14 pm, February 20, 2014, by , updated on: 07:24pm, February 20, 2014

    Rock Island County voters may be able to help bring more money to their schools in March of 2014.
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  • Nearly 1 Out Of 5 Stores Are Empty Surrounding SouthPark Mall

    Posted on: 3:26 pm, February 19, 2014, by , updated on: 07:56pm, February 19, 2014

    As Ben Franklin Crafts in Moline closes, local shoppers may notice a trend in that area. Out of an unofficial...
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