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Current Personalities (May 2008)
Anchors Matt Hammill News at 5:30&10(Sunday)6&10 (Monday-Thursday) Vanessa Van Hyfte News at 5:30&10 (Sunday) 5,6,&10 (Monday-Thursday) Julie Sisk Good Morning Quad Cities Jim Mertens Good Morning Quad Cities & Morning News To Go Jason Fechner News 5&6:30,Afternoon News To Go (Monday-Friday)
Reporters Amy Barrilleaux (8 On Your Side) Brian Boesen (Total Travel) Pam Cunningham John David Kristy Merganthal Chris Minor (Investigations) Thom White (Entertainment Reporter) Chris Williams (8 On Your Side)
Storm Track 8000 Neil Kastor - Chief Meteorologist, Fri&Sat Evenings, T-Th 5&6:30PM (AMS Seal Of Approval) James Zahara - GMQC Meteorologist (AMS Certified, NWA Seal Of Approval) Anthony Peoples - Meteorologist Sunday & Monday Evenings; T-Th, 6&10PM (NWA Seal Of Approval) Andy Dorn - Freelance Meteorologist
WQAD Sports Mick Moninghoff Sports Director, Host of Wild World Of Sports Matt Randazzo Weekend Sports Anchor/Weekly Pacetter Scott Doll Good Morning Quad Cities Sports Reporter
Also appearing on WQAD Craig Hignight- Garden Expert, Wednesday on GMQC Dr. Walter Bradley- "Ask The Doctor" Thursday on GMQC Phil Kassewitz- Financial Analyst John Miller- Financial Advisor Porter McNeil- Political Analyst
Former Personalities Jim King (Deceased) Greg Vandergrift Courtney Brennan (Now Reporter at WLOS) Eric Roby Joan Brandenburg Carolyn Kissal Jacqueline Getty Caroll Clark Bill Bailey Robin Cole (Swaboda) Keith Andrews Anette Tihanovich Tammy Frantz Hota Kotb (Now on
Syndicated programs on WQAD-TV's schedule include Extra, Judge Judy, Dr. Phil, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Station notes Trivia sections are discouraged under Wikipedia guidelines. (February 2008)
The article could be improved by integrating relevant items and removing inappropriate ones. WQAD's news currently uses First News by composer Frank Gari as a theme. 8 On Your Side reporter Amy Barrilleaux is married to KLJB anchor John Beard Neil Kastor also worked as Chief Meteorologist at WHBF-TV in Rock Island for two years, then later made his way to WQAD In 1984, WQAD was the first, and only station in the Quad Cities to add a live radar. In 2005, WQAD was the first, and only station in the area to get a Satillite Mobile Newsroom Almost all the WQAD News team grew up in the Illinois, or have been covering Illinois news for more than 10 years.