WQAD Launching 4:30am Newscast for Illinois-Iowa

By Andrew Gauthier 

Dispatch-Argus

WQAD-TV announced that it will begin local news at 4:30 a.m. on Friday, October 1st.

The announcement was made by President & General manager Larry Rosmilso. “Mid-westerners like to get up early. And with their coffee, they like their local news”.

“We’ve had numerous requests for an earlier start to local news from business owners to area shift workers and farmers” stated Alan Baker, WQAD News Director. More…

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