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. 

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 has never used the word "Wonk" in a conversation.

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

My dream guitar.
My dream guitar.
Credit Renee Cole

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4:25 pm
Tue April 28, 2015

Lawton Transmitter Maintenance 4/29

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KCCU will be performing maintenance on the transmitter and installing new monitoring equipment in Lawton on Wednesday, May 29th. HD2 will be off the air on Wednesday morning, and 89.3/HD1 will be off the air periodically after 1pm. The outages should be minimal, but the transmitter must be taken off the air to install software upgrades and to install the new equipment. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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KCCU News
4:00 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Listening to HD2

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Recently, while explaining HD radio to one of our listeners during a KCCU Community Meeting, it dawned on me that we have not done a very good job of publicizing the fact, you do not need a radio to listen to our HD2 schedule.

Now that KCCU programming is available on the World Wide Web and any multitude of smart phone or smart phone Apps, a radio is simply not necessary to enjoy HD2 (or KCCU.)

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KCCU News
4:32 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Lawton Arts For All Festival 2015

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The 41st annual Arts for All Festival is May 8,9,& 10 at Shepler Park in downtown Lawton, Oklahoma. 

Seventy-five artists from around the country will display their art in the mediums of photography, pottery, sculpture, painting, jewelry and fiber.

Twenty-one food vendors will feature your favorite cuisine creations.  A popular part of the festival is the newly expanded Jazz and Blues Garden located near the heart of the festival area. Popular Oklahoma vineyards and wineries are located there as well as a stage for small-group blues and jazz entertainment. 

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KCCU News
9:03 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Public Notice - Community Meetings

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Public Notice - KMCU/KCCU Community Meeting

KCCU / KMCU 88.7 FM "Your Public Radio Station" has canceled the public meeting scheduled for March 4, 2015 due to winter weather. The meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 11 at 3 p.m. at the Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation located at 807 Eighth Street, Suite 750, Wichita Falls, Texas, 76301. 

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9:14 am
Wed January 14, 2015

NPR's Morning Edition on KCCU

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Hosted by Steve Inskeep, Renee Montagne and David Greene, Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday.

For over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has prepared listeners for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis and commentary. Regularly heard on Morning Edition are familiar voices, including news analyst Cokie Roberts and sports commentator Frank Deford, as well as the special series StoryCorps, the largest oral history project in American history.

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