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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, 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. New he excels in playing guitar poorly, but he does have some nice guitars, a tube amp and lots of pedals. That blue American Strat HSS is his.

Doug’s wife Renee’ works at Halliburton in Duncan. Together, they share a home with four cats in Elgin, OK.

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 and does not eat kale or quinoa.

Doug currently serves as the Chair of the Cameron University Staff Advisory Council. He also serves on the Cameron University Public Exercises Task Force and serves as the Vice President of the Oklahoma Public Media Exchange, the organization that funds the State Impact Oklahoma project.

My dream guitar.
Credit Renee Cole

Ways to Connect

End of Year Fundraiser

Dec 15, 2016
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KCCU is conducting our end-of-the year fundraiser. In this time of giving, we hope that you remember your public radio station. And, even if your motivation is tax-related, we will take it. Click Here!

If you would rather not give online, mail your check to: KCCU, 2800 W Gore Blvd, Lawton, OK 73505. Make sure your envelope is postmarked prior to midnight on December 31, 2016 for tax-purposes.

Fall 2016 Fundraiser

Oct 23, 2016
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The on-air potion of our Fall 2016 Fundraiser has concluded. You can still Give Online Here or call 888-454-7800 during business hours. Our overall goals are to raise $60,000 from 300 members with a new-member goal of 45! Currently our totals are:

207 Renewing Members, 13 New Members & $40,877.25

Presidental Debates

Sep 26, 2016

KCCU will be carrying the presidential debates and vice presidential debate live with hosted coverage from NPR. The debates will air on Monday, September 26; Tuesday, October 4; Sunday, October 9 and Wednesday, October 19 at 8 pm.

On weeknights, KCCU will be preempting the last hour of Performance Today and the first hour of C24 to bring you the live coverage from NPR. On Sunday, October 9, we will only air one-hour of ATC and move the Chicago Symphony ahead one full-hour. Unfortunately, we will have to preempt the first hour of Pipedreams.

LAHC

The Lawton International Festival will be held in Lawton, Oklahoma at Elmer Thomas Park

Texoma Gives!!!

Sep 14, 2016
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Texoma Gives is Thursday, September 15. Texoma Gives is a 16-hour online philanthropic celebration which is a 64-dollar term that means Day of Giving! You can support KCCU directly by clicking here. To be eligible to participate in Texoma Gives, an organization must be 501(c)(3) compliant and located in a 24-county area of North Texas or Southern Oklahoma.  More information on Texoma Gives can be found here.  

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