From Quintern to Producer, Bluefield College grad lands at WVVA

July 22, 2014 0 Comments
From Quintern to Producer, Bluefield College grad lands at WVVA

I was a quintern at WVVA in the spring of 2012. When I graduated from Bluefield College in May 2012, I went back home to Roanoke, Virginia to find work. I landed my first job in news at WDBJ-TV in Roanoke where I worked as an associate producer for a year. I left WDBJ-TV in November [...]

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Quintern field report, covering central Wisconsin sports

July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Quintern field report, covering central Wisconsin sports

Thus far my experience as a sports department Quintern at Channel 9 has been great!  Under the guidance of Lauren, Nick, and Brandon, I was immediately introduced to the fast-paced nature of capturing highlights at different sporting events in Central Wisconsin.  They gave excellent tips on how to capture and mark as both high school softball [...]

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Hands-on experience in the WAOW weather lab

July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Hands-on experience in the WAOW weather lab

I am the weather Quintern for News Channel 9 in Wausau Wisconsin. During the past few months, my job duties have included: preparing the evening weather programs for Meteorologist Tony Schumacher, taking photos and video of weather to be used on the website and on air programming. The biggest duty that I have been completing for the [...]

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WAOW Quintern in the field, on the air

July 15, 2014 0 Comments
WAOW Quintern in the field, on the air

I am a Quintern with Newsline 9 this summer, and I am learning how to be a reporter.  I absolutely love this internship and have truly learned exactly what I need to know to do this type of work.  I get to pitch story ideas, organize interviews with people all over Central Wisconsin, travel to [...]

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A postcard from WAOW Quintern, “Each day brings new opportunities”

July 15, 2014 0 Comments
A postcard from WAOW Quintern, “Each day brings new opportunities”

Currently, I am a promotions Quintern at WAOW Channel 9 in Wausau. Some of my day-to-day tasks are filling logs and formatting Dr. Oz promotions. The rest of my time has been spent on a variety of things, such as observing shoots for upcoming promotions, shadowing a reporter, and learning how to use Adobe Photoshop, [...]

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WGEM named Station of the Year for Broadcasting Excellence

June 25, 2014 0 Comments
WGEM named Station of the Year for Broadcasting Excellence

(WGEM) – WGEM-TV received top honors at the Illinois Broadcasters Association’s annual awards banquet held in Champaign on June 18. WGEM News was nominated as a finalist for six awards over dozens of other entries from stations throughout Illinois.   The highlight of the night was the “Station of the Year” announcement, awarded to WGEM [...]

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Herald-Whig earns 41 awards in 2013 newspaper contests

June 24, 2014 0 Comments
Herald-Whig earns 41 awards in 2013 newspaper contests

The Quincy Herald-Whig received 39 awards — including two for its coverage of the Newcomb Hotel fire, two for its website and two for general excellence — in the Illinois Press Association and Illinois Associated Press Editors Association 2013 contests. In addition, the newspaper won two awards in the annual Polly Robinson feature writing contest [...]

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KTTC welcomes new Quintern Sarah Kahler

June 13, 2014 0 Comments
KTTC welcomes new Quintern Sarah Kahler

Sarah Kahler has been studying at Ohio University in Athens, and hails from Gahanna, Ohio. Sarah’s major is in Journalism with a minor in Marketing. She had a great internship experience last summer with the Columbus Clippers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.  The Clippers were bummed that they couldn’t have her back this [...]

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Meet Shannon Bolte, Summer Quintern at KTTC

June 13, 2014 0 Comments
Meet Shannon Bolte, Summer Quintern at KTTC

Shannon Bolte is a Rochester, Minnesota, native and a graduate student at Winona State University.  She majored in Photojournalism and had a minor in Adventure Tourism. After graduating from Mayo High School and studying at Rochester Community and Technical College, Shannon found her passion at WSU in photojournalism where she helped produce a documentary in [...]

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WREX named “Outstanding News Operation” by Illinois AP

June 13, 2014 0 Comments
WREX named “Outstanding News Operation” by Illinois AP

ROCKFORD (WREX) – WREX has been named the “Outstanding News Operation” by the Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association. The award is given each year to a station in Illinois that best showcases the overall performance of its news operation. “This is a team award,” said WREX News Director Josh Morgan.  “To win such a prestigious [...]

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