Retired KWQC-TV Sports Director Thom Cornelis

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - He may be retired, but former KWQC Sports Director Thom Cornelis will be back behind the mic for the KWQC's live, exclusive coverage of the Quad City Times Bix-7 road race. Cornelis worked in Quad City broadcasting for 44 years before retiring in September, 2014 and knows all the ins and outs of the seven mile course, the runners and the fans.

The Moline native started his broadcasting career in 1972 as a TV reporter, news anchor, sports anchor and even a weatherman at another Quad City station before settling into his niche at  KWQC-TV6 on in 1984. He continues to serve the Quad Cities in many capacities, including special sports coverage for KWQC-TV.