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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. 

Doug’s wife Renee’ is an accountant and 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 is a past Chair of the Cameron University Staff Advisory Council. He is on the board of directors of Lawton Arts for All and also serves on the Cameron University Public Exercises Task Force as well as the Oklahoma Public Media Exchange, the organization that funds the State Impact Oklahoma project.

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Ways to Connect

Freedom Festival 2018

Jun 26, 2018
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The 2018 Lawton Freedom Fesitval is Saturday, June 3o from 10am until 10pm at Elmer Thomas Park in Lawton. The fesitval has free admission, free parking and activites for all ages.

The festival also has one of the largest fireworks displays in Oklahoma!

The festival also features the Sweet Temptationz Car Show and a Motorcycle show.

Freedom Festival amenities include: spray park, childrens playground with shade covers, food, drinks, sales and activity vendors.

Arts for All, Inc.

The 44th annual Arts for All Festival is May 10, 11 & 12 at Shepler Park in downtown Lawton, Oklahoma. The event is Southwest Oklahoma's largest and most-popular fine arts juried festival. 

Artists from around the country will display their art in the mediums of photography, pottery, sculpture, painting, jewelry and fiber.

FALL 2019 FUNDRAISER

Mar 1, 2018
KCCU / Cameron University

'We Need You!'

Here are the totals so far: 137 Members, $22,551 & 4 Vehicles. Our goal is: $55,000!

Our on-air fundraiser has concluded. That being said, every day is fundraising day in public media. This is where you come in! To contribute online, click here.

The Arts Council

The 21st annual Arts Alive! Home & Garden Festival is Saturday and Sunday, February 24-25 at the MPEC Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall in Wichita Falls, Texas.

The festival is open from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m on Saturday and 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Sunday. KCCU is proud media sponsor of the festival.

The Home & Garden Festival is 100% full of vendors that have the best ideas for garden equipment, materials to make your life better and home decor that will make everything beautiful.

KCCU will be airing the CU/Lawton Civic Chorale's performance of Handel's Messiah at 11 a.m. on Christmas morning. Tune-in to enjoy this local production af a Christmas tradition. The performance was conducted by Doris Lambert and made possible by the Lawton Schubert Club and the Fort Sill New Post Chapel.

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