It was during this time the number of employees increased under Station Manager Les Van, the news department gained many updates and the number of newscasts increased over time. The transmitter building with the tower from the site.

Doug Quick broadcast from every department in the store during the event.
Champaign, IL, USA. An engineer checks out a coaxial connection for the antenna. Here you can Watch (Direct TV) WICD ABC 15 News Champaign IL local breaking news Live stream Online. I had to re-voice the station ID to remove the voice of former WICD station manager Joe Norris' voice from all material. Illinois, WICD is affiliated with NBC (National Broadcasting Company), airing NBC's primetime shows in the evening. Sign up to leave a comment and share your thoughts with other listeners. Founded in The improvement will increase the signal of WICD to include over 150-thousand more viewers! Plains Television sold WICD to Guy Gannett Group in 1994, where a rebuilding process would begin, after several years of neglect. ABC News Television affiliate for Champaign Urbana, Danville Illinois area. With a more efficient signal, the station started a more daily schedule on September 14. A behind the scenes view of Jenese Harris interviewing a guest about an upcoming event. (YouTube), Art Barron utilized his 8mm movie camera to record some behind the scenes shooting to be used for a promo series. The station was also making appearances of local events a priority as well including being at area county fairs, festivals, parades and sponsoring its annual benefit for the Make a Wish Foundation, "Beat the Pro." This act set up WCIA as a regional news source which established it as central Illinois' leading TV news. (YouTube), NBC News Watergate Reports as seen on NBC News in April of 1973.. Scientology Protest in Champaign, IL - ABC 15 News Now a permanent replacement mast antenna would replace the older analog antenna which will increase the coverage area of WICD due to its increase in height at the tower, plus eliminate the "null" in the coverage area caused by the tower blocking the signal emanating from the "temporary" antenna. The date of "repacking" was to be early 2019, but by special arrangement, T-mobile which purchased the frequency space at channel 41 will acquire that frequency space on September 1, 2018. A half hour of Sunrise Today with Tamera Gibbs and Doug Quick from August 27, 1998. Bayatpour and Mike Lederer with "Fast Break 15" Friday night high school basketball feature. WICS started toon-air in color the following year. (YouTube), WICD Aircheck with a Saturday night from mid-December 1996 and includes the final block of the newscast to SNL.