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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
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    Whether you're shoveling snow or just walking through slush, what you wear during the winter can make or break your feet.

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    The Sharp Side on WORK IT WEDNESDAY: A Yo-Yo Yogi

    I really, really believe in a balanced lifestyle. With that said, fitness is just as much mental as it is physical. I need to remember that. I mean, I do. You have to get your head right in order to get the motivation to drive to the gym (or in my case, walk down the basement stairs, ha) and do a workout, but I need to remember how powerful a workout is for my brain, my heart, my soul, my […]

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    QC Educators React to President’s State of the Union Claims

    It was a small thing he said, but a pretty big claim. During Tuesday’s State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama said: “Today, our younger students have earned the highest math and reading scores on record.” Is that true in the QCA? Partly. “In the Quad Cities, we do have the benefit of excellent public school systems and we have seen a steady rise in numbers in terms of graduation rates,” said Scott Crane, President of United Way in […]

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    The Sharp Side on Mmm! MONDAY: When Out, Eat Local

    It's Monday. For many - me included - that means it's time to get in the kitchen and try to recover from whatever you did over the weekend. I'm looking at you... donut at the gas station that I just had to have before driving 4.5 hours because "it will go so well with my coffee." Lies. Do not treat coffee and donuts like a wine and food pairing... or should we?

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    Dog saved through help of other dog is reunited with owner

    It’s a happy “tail” if there ever was one. A dog who was rescued after he fell through the ice in Andalusia on Thursday is back with his owner. On Friday, January 16th, 2015, Dusty Carlson went to the Rock Island County Animal Care and Control Center to pick up his 10-year-old black lab, Bucky. “We were totally relieved for sure, because we were probably going to hunt all night for him,” said Dusty. Dusty said he and his friends […]

  • Dog helps save another dog that fell through ice in Andalusia

    When a dog fell through ice at the Andalusia water treatment plant, another dog helped save its life by getting the attention of a worker at the plant.

  • Zuno's routine is something like this - sleep, poop, play, eat, repeat - and he is the happiest dog in the world!

    The Sharp Side on THANKFUL THURSDAY: Appreciating Routine

    I do not think having a routine is dull or uninteresting. I guess for some it can be, but why?

  • QC Subdivision Is First To Offer Internet Access To All

    In light of President Barack Obama’s visit to Iowa, a spot in the Quad Cities is leading our area in making the Internet more accessible. On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015, President Obama was in Cedar Falls, Iowa to talk about his plans to make sure everyone has access to high speed, affordable Internet. Bob Buker understands the importance of that goal. The CEO of Beaver Builders, Inc. recently built and developed The Lodges at Beaver Meadows, which is the first […]

  • Unity House Founder, Dennis Haut, Receives 5th Jefferson Awards Nomination

    While they don't look like much on the outside, incredible things are happening on the side of seven houses in Davenport.

  • Instagram user and CNN iReporter Bdicte Huot (@benelhirondelle) wrote "Je Suis Charlie," a message of support and solidarity for victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.

    The Sharp Side on THANKFUL THURSDAY: Thank You!

    Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously.

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    The Sharp Side on WORK IT WEDNESDAY: Let’s HIIT It!

    No, I did not spell the word “hit” wrong.

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    The Sharp Side on TERRIER TUESDAY: Puppy Love

    I have “puppy love” for only one little furry dude in my life… and his name is Zuno.


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