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

  • Burlington & West Burlington Issue Boil Order

    Posted on: 10:46 pm, February 16, 2014, by , updated on: 10:06pm, February 17, 2014

    The City of Burlington, Iowa is issuing a “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” after the “city experienced a significant water main...
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  • Davenport Declares Snow Emergency for Monday

    Posted on: 7:53 pm, February 16, 2014, by , updated on: 10:58pm, February 16, 2014

    The City of Davenport has declared a Snow Emergency for Monday, February 17th, 2014. According to a press release, it...
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  • High School Hockey Players “Stick It To Cancer”

    Posted on: 7:39 pm, February 16, 2014, by , updated on: 10:58pm, February 16, 2014

    The Quad City Blues Hockey Club are hitting the ice to “Stick It To Cancer.” On Sunday, February 16th, 2014,...
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  • Supermarket Shuttle Starts Service For Local Residents

    Posted on: 7:30 pm, February 16, 2014, by , updated on: 10:57pm, February 16, 2014

    A new kind of bus service is starting up in Rock Island. On Sunday, February 16th, 2014, the Supermarket Shuttle...
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  • Outdoor Ice Rink About to Close for the Season

    Posted on: 7:21 pm, February 16, 2014, by

    Center Ice at Bass Street Landing will be open for one more day this season. After Monday, February 17th, 2014,...
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  • Candlelight Vigil Planned for Missing Davenport Woman

    Posted on: 7:16 pm, February 16, 2014, by , updated on: 07:17pm, February 16, 2014

    Friends and family of a missing Davenport woman will hold a candlelight prayer vigil on Sunday, February 23rd, 2014. 29-year-old...
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  • ALDI Looking For Local Workers

    Posted on: 7:13 pm, February 16, 2014, by

    ALDI is holding a hiring event on Monday, February 17th, 2014. It goes from 7:30am to 6:30pm at its Davenport...
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  • ‘Ben Franklin’ Closes Monday, Holds Final Sale Wednesday

    Posted on: 7:07 pm, February 16, 2014, by , updated on: 01:43pm, February 17, 2014

    A longtime business in the Quad Cities is closing its doors for a couple days before closing for good.
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  • Three Sterling Teens Charged With Burglary

    Posted on: 7:00 pm, February 16, 2014, by , updated on: 10:57pm, February 16, 2014

    Three teens from Sterling, Illinois were arrested for breaking and entering a business overnight. Whiteside County Deputies say the crime...
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  • Sherrard School District, Teachers Reach Tenative Agreement

    Posted on: 6:54 pm, February 16, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:17am, February 17, 2014

    After more than 10 hours of negotiations, the Sherrard Education Association and the school district reached a tentative agreement.
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  • Davenport Fire Impacts 10 People

    Posted on: 1:23 pm, February 16, 2014, by , updated on: 06:56pm, February 16, 2014

    The Red Cross is helping 10 people after a fire on Sunday, February 16th, 2014. Davenport Fire Chief Lynn Washburn...
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  • Rock Island Teen Arrested After Shooting

    Posted on: 1:11 pm, February 16, 2014, by , updated on: 10:56pm, February 16, 2014

    A 19-year-old was taken to the hospital and then arrested after investigators say he shot himself during a disturbance. It...
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    Brison Bea (police photo)