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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8:39 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Upcoming Fall Fundraiser

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The KCCU Fall Fundraiser is just around the corner. 

  The on-air portion will be from Monday, October 20 - Monday, October 27, 2014. If you receive a renewal letter from us, that means we have not heard form you in at least 12-months, and it is time once-again to support KCCU, Your Public Radio Station. You do not have to wait for us to interrupt programming, you can contribute at any time by calling 888-454-7800 or pledging at kccu-dot-org.

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9:47 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Oklahoma Governor Debate

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KCCU will be carrying the audio portion of the sole gubernatorial debate between the republican incumbent, Mary Fallin and her democrat challenger, Joe Dorman on Thursday, October 2 at 7 p.m. The audio is courtesy of OETA’s Oklahoma Votes 2014 statewide election coverage.  

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9:29 am
Tue September 30, 2014

NPR Newsmagazine Clock Change - 17 NOV!!!

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Do you know it is time to shower when you hear the weather at 19 past, or it is time to leave for work when you hear the Texoma report at the bottom of the hour? Beginning November 17, you may need to alter your aural cues that have been present for many years. 

Effective November 17, 2014 NPR is changing their newsmagazine clocks for Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and their weekend counterparts.

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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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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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