Davenport Communications

Davenport is part of the greater Quad Cities market, the second largest market in Iowa for most media and communication outlets.

Davenport Television Stations


KWQC, the local NBC affiliate, broadcasts on Brady Street Hill above downtown Davenport, next to the campus of Palmer College of Chiropractic. The KWQC studios are steeped in history, and at one time were home to WOC radio, the station that gave Ronald Reagan a start as a sportscaster.

805 Brady St
Davenport, IA 52803
(563) 383-7000

Several additional stations broadcast in the Davenport metro and surrounding communities:

  • KLJB TV-18, a FOX affiliate
  • KQIN TV-36, an Iowa Public Broadcasting station
  • KGCW TV-26, a CW network affiliate, which broadcasts out of Burlington, IA

Davenport Newspapers

Quad City Times

Owned by Lee Enterprises, the Quad City Times publishes daily.

500 E. Third Street
Davenport, IA

River Cities Reader

An independent free newspaper, established in 1993, The Reader was published weekly until January 2008, when it switched to a bi-weekly format, supplemented by expanded online services. Strong coverage of local arts and music scene.

532 West 3rd Street
Davenport, IA

Davenport Radio Stations

Cumulus Broadcasting Studios

This group of Davenport radio stations includes a mix of country, rock and sports stations, as well as one of the few Cyclone sports outlets in Hawkeye Country.

  • KJOC 1170 AM Oldies, Chicago Sports, Iowa State University Sports
  • KBOB 104.9 FM Rock, Bears Football
  • KQCS Star 93.5 FM Adult Contemporary
  • KBEA 99.7 FM Top 40
  • WXLP 96.9 FM 97X, Classic Hits

Business Offices and Studio
1229 Brady St
Davenport, IA 52803
(563) 322-1170

Quad City Radio Group

A group of Davenport AM and FM stations broadcasting from offices located by the Duck Creek Golf Course. The Quad City Radio Group is part of Clear Channel Communications. Stations include a mix of classic rock, country and pop:

  • KUUL 101.3 FM Oldies Top 20 Hits
  • KMXG Mix 96 FM Today’s Hits
  • KCQQ 106.5 FM Classic Rock
  • WLLR 103.7 FM Country
  • WOC 1420 AM News/Talk Radio
  • WFXN 1230 AM Sports Radio

Business Offices and Studio
3535 E Kimberly Rd
Davenport, IA 52807
(563) 344-7000