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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
  • Man killed in Fort Madison officer-involved shooting

    South of the Quad Cities, police say an officer shot and killed a man who displayed a knife. According to the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI), it happened at 1:45 a.m. inside a home located in the 1500 block of Avenue E in Fort Madison, Iowa. According to State Investigators, the Fort Madison Police Department received reports of a man – later identified as Ryan Swearingen, 27 – slashing car tires with a knife in the alley between the […]

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    One injured in Hillsdale semi rollover

    Update as of 3 p.m., Sunday August 3, 2014 – One person was taken to the hospital after the semi-truck he was driving flipped onto its side, according to the Chief of the Hillsdale Fire Department. Emergency responders say they received the call around 1:50 p.m. on Sunday, August 3rd. Officials say the driver of a semi-truck was coming around the corner on Route 2 North in Hillsdale, Illinois at a high rate of speed, when he lost control, went […]

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    LIVE WEBCAM: See When Arsenal Bridge Closes For Barge Traffic

    With the Centennial Bridge closed for the next 35 days, this link may be helpful to drivers and commuters: http://www2.mvr.usace.army.mil/MVRCams/RiverCam.cfm The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a webcam set up that shows what’s happening on the Arsenal Bridge in real time. The camera updates every 30 seconds, so you’ll be able to see if and when a barge is going through. When one does, it shuts down the bridge for up to a half hour. If you aren’t near […]

  • Trimble Funeral Home Expands, Adds New Services & Reception Center

    In its 140th year, a local family-owned business is trying something new… something you won’t see anywhere else in the area. Driving by, it looks like a nice building and that’s exactly what Eric Trimble says he wants. “I want a building that people drive by and say – ‘That’s a pretty new building’ – and – ‘I wonder what it is’ – and they’ll see the sign and say – ‘Oh yeah, it’s a funeral home,'” said Trimble, the […]

  • Let’s Move QC: Local Kids Experience Most Common Summertime Injuries

    An 8th grader to-be broke his wrist when he fell off his bike on what was the last day of the school year. The injury was just a sign of the times- summer.

  • Augustana Supports St. Ambrose Stadium Project

    As leaders from Saint Ambrose University wait to see if Davenport City Council will override Mayor Bill Gluba’s veto on their plans to build a stadium and sports complex, one of the school’s rivals is speaking out in support of the project. Augustana College in Rock Island has completed two athletic facilities in the last five years. The Austin E. Knowlton Outdoor Athletic Complex was completed last year and includes a new $10 million 1,800-seat stadium. “The new football stadium […]

  • Neighbors, SAU Leaders Respond to Mayor’s Stadium Veto

    It’s not over… yet. That’s what neighbors as well as leaders at Saint Ambrose University are saying on Thursday, July 17th, 2014 after Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba vetoed the school’s plans to build a stadium and sports complex on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014. The plan includes a 2,500-seat stadium and sports complex on the St. Vincent Center property near the corner of West Central Park Avenue and Marquette Street. However, those who live around the area say they are concerned […]

  • Federal Funding Plan Could Help Arsenal Stay Competitive

    The QCA’s largest employer may be getting a big boost. $225 million could be on its way to the Rock Island Arsenal and two other arsenals in the U.S. The money is part of a Senate spending bill for the Defense Department’s next fiscal year, which begins October 1, 2014. The bill passed the Senate appropriations subcommittee and will be discussed in full committee on Thursday, July 17, 2014. “I’m chairing that hearing,” said U.S. Senator Richard Durbin, (D) Illinois, […]

  • Inaugural Military Appreciation Ride Brings All Branches Together

    Military members across the area are riding as one as part of a new event in the Quad Cities. The U.S.O. – along with the Garrison Command on the Rock Island Arsenal – put together a military appreciation ride on Sunday, July 13th, 2014. The event started outside Bad Boyz Pizza in downtown, Moline with the Pledge of Allegiance and the National Anthem. Afterwards, both active and veteran riders from all branches of the military and several different motorcycle groups […]

  • Comic & Arts Convention Features Local Illustrator

    A local illustrator was featured at the Quad Cities Planet Comic and Arts Convention this year. The 5th annual event took place at the Holiday Inn in Rock Island on Sunday, July 13th, 2014. It included more than 40 tables full of comics, collectibles, memorabilia. The convention also featured a workshop run by Davenport Artist, Dominic Velando, who teaches kids how to make their own comic books. “You put two pictures together and then you fill in what happens in […]

  • Local Jazz Society Grants Student Scholarships

    Several area music students have more money to further their musical education. On Sunday, July 13th, 2014, the Catfish Jazz Society held its annual scholarships awards at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Davenport. The group gave two $1,000 scholarships to two area high school seniors to help further their education in jazz studies. Seven area high school underclassmen also each received $500 scholarships for band camp. Members of the Catfish Jazz Society say it’s important to support musical skills, […]

  • Construction Project Set to Begin in Bettendorf

    A two-month long construction project begins in Bettendorf this week. Starting Monday, July 14, 2014 and continuing into September, Central Avenue from west of Pius Lane to Devils Glen Road will be closed to westbound traffic. City officials say eastbound traffic will be open on one side of the center line or the other, but traffic intending to go west on Central Avenue will be detoured around the construction zone using Devils Glen Road southward, State Street westward, and 28th […]


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