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Above:  Doug at the "green wall" at WCCU for FOX-Champaign News at Nine
(photo by Angelica Sanchez)

Doug has been a central Illinois radio and television broadcaster for 41 years.  He's worked in the Taylorville, Springfield, Decatur, Danville and Champaign-Urbana markets throughout his entire 41 years.

Doug was co-anchor and chief weather Anchor at WICD-TV, and is currently co-anchor and weather anchor on Fox-Champaign,  WCCU-TV in Urbana.  He is the longest tenured weather caster in central Illinois.

This site is dedicated to preserving central Illinois Broadcast History.  It's being constantly updated with additions and maybe even a few revisions.  Check back often.

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Latest Updates

(May 11, 2015) Changed the status of WICD to show WICS  image as all references to WICD have been eliminated on the former signal of WICD, Channel 15.  It has become a full translator of WICS.

(May 29, 2015) Finished writing my book....now, organizing pictures and writing captions.  Hope to be presenting to a publisher soon!   Plus, I'll be updating this website with loads of new new information!

(June 10, 2015) Completed Peoria Television History Page with new material, pictures, videos and more!  Relive the television past of Peoria by clicking on Peoria Television History!

(June 20, 2015) Made additional "tweeks" and corrections/additions to the Peoria TV History page.

(October 1, 2015) Made corrections to the Mid Illinois Television page along with adding the instructions for receiving over-the-air broadcasts on the Dish® Hopper® satellite receiver.

(October 21, 2015)  Sinclair Broadcast Group and MGM announces that its new television service for secondary digital broadcast channels called "Comet-TV" will be added to the lineups of WICS and WICD and will be seen throughout mid Illinois.  "Comet-TV" will include various sci-fi movies and TV shows from the MGM collection including "The Outer Limits" and others.  For details go to Mid Illinois TV Today

(November 17, 2015) Tribune Broadcasting's Antenna TV announces the addition of stations broadcasting its nostalgia TV network.  Among those being added to the list of affiliates are local stations WRSP and WCCU.  According to the Antenna TV website, the network will be added to both WRSP and WCCU subchannels on January 1, 2016. It's assumed Antenna TV will be at 27.3 and 55.3 in addition to the already established Me-TV network. 

Videos of the Week


(above): I was in junior high school in Taylorville, Illinois...where were you in 1968?  Thanks to my social studies teacher, Miss Broverman I became politically aware that year.  Let's take a look back....


(above):  Here's another view of 1968. A documetary of 1968 hosted by Tom Brokaw....as broadcast on the History Channel.

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discontinued at any time)


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