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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
  • Bowl-A-Thon Raises $160,000 For Junior Achievement Programs

    Locals are hitting the lanes to help kids in our community. On Saturday, February 28th, 2015, 245 teams met at four different bowling alleys in the Quad Cities for the 32nd Annual Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon. More than 1,200 people participated in the event, which supports Junior Achievement programs. Organizers say an estimated $160,000 was raised. “It gives our kids the opportunity to learn entrepreneurship, business skills, and what it takes in the economics of the country,” said Dr. Mike Oberhaus, […]

  • Women, Men Don Red Dresses During Annual Running Event

    These chilly February temperatures did not stop dozens of people from running through the streets of Davenport… in unusual running attire. On Saturday, February 28th, 2015, the Quad City Hash House Harriers held its 5th Annual Red Dress Run. Women and men wore red dresses to “show their spirit and draw attention to this annual fundraising event,” according to a press release. However, organizers say it’s not all that strange. “We don’t just dress up in crazy clothes one day […]

  • Bingo Night Attracts 800 People To Help Epilepsy Patients

    800 people showed their support for the fight against Epilepsy in the Quad Cities. The non-profit organization, Ribbons for Kellsey, held its annual Candy Bar Bingo Benefit at The Stern Center in Rock Island on Saturday, February 28th, 2015. The group was created when 9-year-old Kellsey McGuire from Milan, Illinois was diagnosed with Epilepsy in 2007. Organizers say this year’s event was their biggest one yet. “It just shows the support our family has,” said Brandi McGuire, Kellsey’s Mom. “It […]

  • “Team Logan” Helps Local Toddler Fight Medical Challenges

    A local community is coming together to support a family in need. Logan Meincke, a three-year-old boy from Walcott, Iowa, almost died last summer after he contracted E. coli. “He and his parents spent two months at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital,” said a press release. “The doctors and nurses helped Logan fight the E. coli, but during the battle to save Logan’s life, his kidneys¬† were severely damaged.” Logan needed a transplant and his mother, Jennifer, was a […]

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    Taylor Ridge Post Office robbery suspect also jailed for unrelated burglary

    Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery at the Taylor Ridge Post Office that took place in January.

  • Latino Youth Summit Focuses on the Future

    Dozens of Latino youth in the Quad Cities are taking part in an event that’s all about them and their futures. The Latino Youth Summit took place on Saturday, February 28th at Black Hawk College in Moline. Approximately 50 students, grades 7-12, attended along with their families. “We do have so many Hispanic students here in the Quad Cities and we want to make sure we’re reaching out to them and providing all the resources that are available for them […]

  • Dogs Show Off Their Stuff In Local Obedience Competition

    Dogs of all shapes and sizes are showing off their skills in the Quad Cities this weekend. The Illowa Kennel Club is hosting the United Kennel Club Dog Show at the Bettendorf Community Center on Saturday, February 28th and Sunday, March 1st. Dogs compete in several different obedience challenges in hopes of becoming “Best in Breed.” “Each breed has a breed standard where they have a certain height and certain coat and certain temperament and then the judge picks a […]

  • Train Show Attracts Young, Old, and New Collectors

    If you love toys or trains, this is the event for you. On Saturday, February 28th and Sunday, March 1st, the Great Midwest Train Show is taking place at the QCCA Expo Center in Rock Island. The event takes place from 10am-4pm both days. The show includes vendors from all over the country selling the latest models and collectibles. There is also a riding train for kids, door prizes, and operating model railroads in a variety of shapes and sizes. […]

  • Future Engineers Learn From Local Experts, Professionals

    A day-long event is teaching area Boy Scouts all about Engineering. On Saturday, February 28th, 2015, the Rock Island Post of the Society of American Military Engineers and the City of Davenport Public Works Department teamed up to host the 6th Annual Engineering Merit Badge Clinic at the Davenport Public Works Center. The two groups host the event to “develop and support youth awareness of the need for engineering professionals,” according to a press release. Organizers say it’s worked. They […]

  • Youth Conference Gives Quad City Kids Leadership, Life Skills

    Several students around the Quad Cities are at school on a Saturday. On February 28th, 2015, students gathered at Western Illinois University’s Quad Cities Campus for the 3rd Annual Youth Educational Conference. This year’s theme was “Game Changers… It’s your move.” The event was created by QC Native, Ashely Allen, who also founded the group – United Now To Ignite Today’s Youth (UNITY).¬† “Each year, the conference incorporates interactive activities that engage the mind and teamwork and life skills, all […]

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    Purina Beneful Lawsuit Raises Questions For Local Dog Owners

    A lot of dog owners are re-thinking what they feed their pets after a lawsuit was filed claiming that Purina Beneful “resulted in serious illness and death of thousands of dogs.” One of those dog owners is Barb Esp from Coyne Center, Illinois. She says her nearly five-year-old pug, Emma, died in January 2014 after months of seizures and being sick. “It was undigested dog food in the entire digestive system from her throat through her stomach into her intestines,” […]

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    Hospital emergency drills put into action when bus overturns on I-80

    Those in the E.R. say they were ready and waiting when they found out 12 people were on their way after a school bus overturned on Interstate 80 on Thursday, February 26th, 2015. All 11 student passengers and the bus driver – Geneseo Middle School Science Teacher, Carrissa Hanson, 42 – were transported by ambulance to Genesis Medical Center in Silvis, Illinois. When the call first came in, Genesis Spokesman Craig Cooper said the most serious injuries were two students, […]

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