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WQPT Quad Cities PBS Enters New Era With New Boss, A Station Veteran

January 15th, 2022
WQPT Quad Cities PBS Enters New Era With New Boss, A Station Veteran

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! If you think the last two years have been crazy (thanks, Covid), the fine folks at WQPT-TV in Moline have endured an unusual past three years – simultaneously a thrilling joyride and a white-knuckled journey of adventure and challenge. The Quad Cities’ PBS station, which will mark 40 years in business in 2023, got a new general manager last month – who’s actually a... Read More

Spike O’Dell Guesting On Weekly Wilson Podcast

June 10th, 2020
Spike O'Dell Guesting On Weekly Wilson Podcast

Spike O’Dell, former WGN and Quad City native and radio personality, will be the guest on the hour-long podcast Weekly Wilson on Thursday, June 11th, from 7 to 8 p.m. The hour-long podcast hosted by author Connie (Corcoran) Wilson, is carried by the Bold Brave Media Global Network and Tune-In Radio, Channel 100. [While the site says it is on at 8 p.m., that is Eastern Time and the “live” call-in format airs from 7 to 8 p.m., our time]. The hour-long show is a “live” call-in format, with listeners able to call in with questions at 866-451-1451. The taped shows are later posted on WeeklyWilson.com... Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Spike O’Dell from East Moline, IL – “Spike At The Mic” of WGN Radio

July 31st, 2019
Quad Cities Icons: Spike O'Dell from East Moline, IL - "Spike At The Mic" of WGN Radio

The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August. Spike O’Dell is a radio host from East Moline, IL. Nicknamed “Spike At The Mic” his career included 21 years at WGN in Chicago where he was a leader in the ratings for much of his tenure.  Read More