Doug Cole

Director of Broadcasting, Classical Music Host

Doug Cole joined KCCU-FM in April, 2007 as Station Manager and Operations Director. In November 2012, Doug accepted the title of Interim General Manager. Doug became Director of Broadcasting (General Manger) of KCCU, effective July 1, 2013. Prior to moving to Lawton, Doug was the General Manager of KOCV-FM, Odessa College, in Odessa Texas.

Doug started in Public Radio as a volunteer at KSKA-FM in Anchorage, Alaska in 1987.  After moving to Texas from Alaska at the end of 1990, Doug worked weekends at an AOR station, and weekdays at a CBS Radio Network News/Talk station before starting at KOCV as Operations Coordinator in 1993.

Doug earned his B.A. in Mass Communications with a Speech Minor from The University of Texas, Permian Basin, where he graduated summa cum laude and was named Outstanding Graduate in Mass Communications. He also earned his M. Ed (Adult Learning and Distance Education) from The University of Phoenix.

Doug loves music, and his mother had him participate in church choir from “…day one, to get me out of the house,” said Doug.  He also took eight years of piano, played trombone though two years of college and reads music. 

Weekdays, Doug spins classical CD's and on weekends he plays guitar and keyboards with a group of classic rock enthusiasts. Doug’s wife Renee’ works at Halliburton in Duncan. 

Doug also wears the station webmaster hat. Doug tweets, but does not Facebook. "You've gotta draw the line somewhere," he says.

Doug currently serves on the Lawton Arts For All Board of Directors and is a member of Leadership Lawton Class XXIV. He also serves on the Cameron University Public Exercises Task Force and the Staff Advisory Council.

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9:47 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Programming Changes on KCCU

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Effective July 1, 2014, KCCU has become a Public Radio International affiliate once again. KCCU welcomes back C24 (Music Through the Night) and Jazz After Hours with host Jim Wilke. 

Classical music from PRI  can be heard weeknights from 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. on 89.3 & HD1, weekday mornings from 5 until 9 a.m. on HD2, and overnight on the weekends on HD2.

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KCCU News
3:34 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

KCCU Launched in iTunes Radio

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KCCU, Cameron University’s public radio station, is now on iTunes RadioSM.  KCCU was selected as one of the first 42-public radio station nationwide for the initial product roll-out.

“This is quite an honor,” said Doug Cole, KCCU’s Director of Broadcasting. “I’d like to thank our Chief Engineer, William Shifflett for working closely with NPR Digital Services to make this happen,” Cole said. KCCU is the first public radio station in Oklahoma to be on iTunes Radio!

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KCCU News
8:33 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Clinton OK Antenna Repair

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Repairs are underway to KCCU's antenna in Clinton, Oklahoma. 

The antenna will have to be removed from the tower, repaired and then put back into place. This process will take place June o9 - 11. We apologize for any inconvenience this will cause. You can always listen 24/7 online or on your smart phone.

To listen online, click "Listen Live" at the top of the webpage. To listen on your smartphone, select the proper link under Now Playing.

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KCCU News
10:11 am
Tue April 29, 2014

KCCU News Wins Awards!

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KCCU, Cameron University’s public radio station, has once again been honored for outstanding journalism with the announcement of four awards for stories aired in 2013.

The station received two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), for Sports Reporting and Feature Reporting. This brings KCCU’s total to 28 regional Murrows won since 2009.

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2:20 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Political Junkie is Back

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Ken Rudin's Political Junkie is back on KCCU. 

Tune-in Tuesday afternoons at 1:40 pm and get your weekly fix of smart, informative and fun political coverage on Ken Rudin’s Political Junkie! Host Ken Rudin brings his trademark humor and encyclopedic knowledge of American history to this podcast of conversations with journalists, pundits, and politicians.

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