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KWQC-TV6’s Skubie Mageza Is Moving Over To ESPN!

September 14th, 2021
KWQC-TV6's Skubie Mageza Is Moving Over To ESPN!

Skubie Mageza, one of the brightest stars in the local broadcast journalism galaxy, is getting a chance to glow up at a much higher level — on the gold standard for national sports coverage, ESPN. According to a story on the website of Mageza’s local employer, KWQC-TV6, the on-air personality is joining ESPN as a digital sports host, doing sideline reporting for college football and other events nationwide. Mageza had been a sports anchor and reporter for TV6 for three years, and from the time of his arrival, was an engaging and fun on-air personality. Mageza started his new gig on... Read More

Western Illinois Associate COFAC Dean Kicks Off Podcast to Highlight Careers of Alumni

February 2nd, 2021
Western Illinois Associate COFAC Dean Kicks Off Podcast to Highlight Careers of Alumni

An opportunity for Western Illinois University Broadcasting and Journalism alumni to gather during COVID-19 has transformed into a podcast highlighting their careers after college, hosted by College of Fine Arts and Communication Associate Dean William “Buzz” Hoon. The first episode of “Alumni Chats” kicked off Jan. 19, and Hoon hopes the podcast will become a weekly production, with a new episode released each Thursday. “I think this podcast really connects to University engagement,” said Hoon. “In December, we had nine broadcasting and journalism alumni... Read More

Michael Jordan Documentary Mini-Series ‘The Last Dance’

April 17th, 2020
Michael Jordan Documentary Mini-Series ‘The Last Dance’

ESPN’s highly anticipated 10-part docuseries on Michael Jordan, “The Last Dance”, originally set to debut in June 2020 will now premiere this weekend! Michael Jordan is one of the most celebrated figures in popular culture and is almost universally regarded as the greatest basketball player of all time. In a career filled with too many accolades to list, MJ dominated the ’90s, leading the Chicago Bulls to six championships. The only years the team didn’t win it all during this incredible run, were when Jordan was either retired or trying his hand at minor league baseball. In 1997-1998,... Read More

10 Fun Quad-Cities Things To Do Week of April 12th: Painting, Trivia, Music and MORE!

April 12th, 2020
10 Fun Quad-Cities Things To Do Week of April 12th: Painting, Trivia, Music and MORE!

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. Due to the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities – with more coming in every hour – we’re focusing this week’s edition... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of March 15th: Movies, Virtual Tours, Board Games and More!

March 15th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of March 15th: Movies, Virtual Tours, Board Games and More!

QuadCities.com proudly presents the third installment of our new feature, FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. Due to the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities – with more coming in every hour... Read More

Carson King Gets His Own Bobblehead For Charity

October 14th, 2019
Carson King Gets His Own Bobblehead For Charity

Carson King is getting his own bobblehead — and all sales are helping out charity. Today, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled the rendering for a limited edition bobblehead honoring Carson King, the “Iowa Legend” whose viral sign resulted in over $3 million dollars of donations to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum will be donating $5 from every bobblehead sold to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital King Family Fund. The release comes exactly one month after King’s... Read More

Disciple Coming To Moline!

August 7th, 2018
Disciple Coming To Moline!

Disciple is coming to town! Christian rock band Disciple takes to the road in a special, intimate concert experience unplugged and personal for its acoustic tour hitting the Q-C 6:30 PM Wednesday, August 8 at First Evangelical Free Church of Moline, 3321 7th St, Moline. Formed in 1992, Disciple has recorded over 10 albums, played thousands of shows worldwide, headlined tours since the late 90’s, has 14 No. 1 singles, sold hundreds of thousands of records, received multiple Dove Awards and nominations, had its music featured by ESPN’s NFL Live, WWE, Fox Sports and more. For more info, call 309-764-3381.... Read More