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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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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8:29 am
Tue June 18, 2013

KCCU TO PROVIDE MORE MIDDAY NEWS WITH ADDITION OF “HERE & NOW”

Credit WBUR / NPR

New NPR Program Offers Listeners Live, Updated News From Around the World, Nation and Here in Texoma

June 17, 2013 – Beginning on July 1, KCCU will broadcast Here & Now from 1 to 3 pm to meet growing audience demand for midday news and analysis. A live production from NPR and WBUR, Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening, with timely, smart and in-depth news and conversation.

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12:25 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

General Manager Arrested

Credit C Sosa / KCCU File

KCCU General Manger Doug Cole was arrested on charges of "Having a big heart," at 10 o'clock on the morning of June 6, 2013. He was subsequently booked into the notorious Outback Steakhouse slammer on Cache Road until he could post his $800 bail to the MDA.

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12:29 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Lawton Arts for All Festival 2013

2013 Poster
Credit Lawton Arts for All

Lawton Arts for All Festival 

May 10, 11, 12, 2013

Shepler Park on Gore Boulevard in Lawton, OK

Through the years, our little festival has grown into a large fine arts juried show, and artists across the United States clearly indicate that the Arts for All Festival in Lawton has become a highly sought after event for artists on a national level!  

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4:33 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Full Streams Ahead!

Our Ap!
Credit Terry Anderson / KCCU

I am so psyched. I just streamed our signal over my iPhone! KCCU has changed internet streaming providers. Our streams are now hosted by NPR Digital. KCCU's signal is now streamed in two formats, MP3 and iTunes.

When you bring up KCCU in your mobile device (m.kccu.org) Listen Live should be the option at the top of the page.

To listen to the streams from your web browser, click Listen Now at the top of the page. The default format is MP3.

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