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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10:19 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Science Friday Survives!!

Credit Science Friday Initiative

Thanks to overwhelming member support during our Spring 2014 Fundraiser, KCCU will be able to carry sciFRI in FY 2015.  

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Fundraising
1:20 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Fall 2014 Fundraiser

Station Manager and hand-model Cynthia Sosa displaying the new KCCU coffee mug.
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KCCU has just concluded the on-air portion of our Fall Fundraiser. 

That being said, you can still support Your Public Radio Station here, or give us a call at 888-454-7800. Our goal for Fall 2014 is $50,000. So far, we have raised over $41,000.

Member contributions make up 40% of our programming budget. KCCU Would like to thank the McCrory Foundation of Ardmore for their generous Challenge Grant.

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KCCU News
11:31 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

2014 PROGRAMMING CHANGES

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KCCU is happy to add three new programs to the 2014 programming lineup, starting with National Native News at 2:01 p.m. on January 01.

National Native News, is a weekday, five-minute radio newscast, anchored by Antonia Gonzales (Navajo). NNN is produced in Albuquerque, N.M.

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Breaking
8:56 am
Mon September 23, 2013

MORNING EDITION MOVES TO 5AM

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Beginning Tuesday, October 1, 2013,  Morning Edition begins an hour earlier at 5 a.m. Member feedback has indicated, that whether they are just early-risers or they are headed to PT, listeners at five am want to hear Morning Edition.

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KCCU News
12:24 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

KCCU In Your Community! - Photos

Sunrise at the Apache "Y." Tour de Meers.
Credit Doug Cole / KCCU

Here at your public radio station, we do a lot more than sit around and play radio. KCCU always has something going on in the various communities we serve. Every member of our staff serves on board of directors for not-for-profits, not only in our region, but for statewide and national organizations as well.

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