MOLINE, Ill. — Charles Hart joined the WQAD News 8 team as a multi-skilled journalist in August of 2022. He graduated from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa with a degree in TV/Radio Broadcasting. Originally, he is from Cedar Rapids, Iowa and graduated from Xavier High School in 2018.
While attending SAU, Charles was a student reporter for "Dateline SAU", St. Ambrose's weekly campus newscast. He got the opportunity to learn a lot about the different aspects of the campus through his student reporting. He's also won multiple awards of merit and top finisher awards for his work.
Charles has been a bowler since he was 10 years old and bowled varsity all four years of high school. Charles was also a collegiate bowler three out of four years while at Ambrose. His high game is 279. Charles is also the drummer for a band called "Washington Avenue" who in October of 2022, released their second album!
Charles is excited to continue to reside in the Quad Cities and learn more about the area through the news. If you ever have a story idea, never hesitate to shoot him an email at email@example.com!