Bill Bolster inducted into Iowa Broadcasters Hall of Fame

June 26, 2015 0 Comments
Bill Bolster inducted into Iowa Broadcasters Hall of Fame

Bill Bolster has always been a man of unique vision, and his many career successes have landed the former KWWL General Manager in the prestigious Iowa Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.The IBA recently elected Bolster to its Hall of Fame, honoring Bolster Thursday during the 2015 Iowa Broadcasters Association annual convention at the Marriott Hotel […]

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Meet WXOW’s newest summer Quintern, Tianna Vanderhei

May 15, 2015 0 Comments
Meet WXOW’s newest summer Quintern, Tianna Vanderhei

Tianna Vanderhei is a May 2015 Graduate of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational and Professional Communication Studies and a Minor in Sports Broadcasting. For the past two years she has worked as a Sports Media Intern with Coulee Region Sports Network covering Mississippi Valley Conference football, hockey, […]

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13 WREX honored with two regional Murrow awards, 5 awards from Illinois AP

April 28, 2015 0 Comments
13 WREX honored with two regional Murrow awards, 5 awards from Illinois AP

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WREX) – 13 WREX has been awarded two prestigious regional Edward R. Murrow awards as well as five awards from the Illinois Associated Press. 13 News Anchor Kristin Crowley’s investigation into Rock River Academy won a regional Murrow for Investigative Reporting, a 1st place from the Illinois AP for Best Investigative Report and […]

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Herald-Whig earns 25 awards from the AP and Illinois Press Association

April 22, 2015 0 Comments
Herald-Whig earns 25 awards from the AP and Illinois Press Association

The Herald-Whig newsroom has earned 25 awards in the 2015 Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Illinois Press Association Editorial contests, including first place awards for newspaper website, breaking news and best use of social media in the AP contest and two best web project awards in the IPA contest. A complete list of awards: […]

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Quincy stations honored with 28 IBNA awards

April 20, 2015 0 Comments
Quincy stations honored with 28 IBNA awards

The Iowa Broadcast News Association presented awards in news excellence at its annual Spring convention in Johnston, Iowa on April 18. We’re proud to report that between three Quincy family newsrooms – WGEM, KTIV and KWWL – we brought home 28 awards ranging from excellence in spot news coverage, excellence in anchoring, general reporting, feature […]

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KTTC Quintern testimonial: “I undertake an enormous amount of responsibility”

March 23, 2015 0 Comments
KTTC Quintern testimonial: “I undertake an enormous amount of responsibility”

Toryn Hill was a Quintern for Quincy family newsroom KTTC in Rochester, MN It’s extremely satisfying to have an internship where I perform every single step of documenting, editing, writing, and publishing a story. It is drastically different from what I expected in my internship at KTTC; I envisioned more tertiary responsibilities, more tinkering around […]

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Herald-Whig welcomes Interactive Quintern Annie Arment

March 9, 2015 0 Comments
Herald-Whig welcomes Interactive Quintern Annie Arment

Annie Arment, a sophomore at Quincy University, joined The Herald-Whig as an interactive Quintern on Feb. 23. In her own words: I am incredibly excited to be a part of the Quintern program! I first discovered the opportunity to intern with The Herald-Whig through my professor and advisor, Nora Baldner. My main work experience has […]

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Herald-Whig welcomes new Interactive Quintern Chris Shannon

March 9, 2015 0 Comments
Herald-Whig welcomes new Interactive Quintern Chris Shannon

Chris Shannon, a student at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo., joined The Herald-Whig as an interactive Quintern on Feb. 23. In his own words: I never really saw myself being in the position I am in today. I learned about The Herald-Whig through my work with our college’s student newspaper, the Megaphone, which is printed […]

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Eagles Cancer Telethon on KTTC raises more than $1 million for cancer research

February 13, 2015 0 Comments
Eagles Cancer Telethon on KTTC raises more than $1 million for cancer research

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The 61st Eagles Cancer Telethon on KTTC set a record by raising more than $1 million to help fund cancer research at Mayo Clinic, the Hormel Institute, and the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota. The event from January 17–18 raised $1,012,465, breaking the 2014 total of $940,000. For 20 […]

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Quincy president and CEO elected president/chairman of NBC Television Affiliates

February 3, 2015 0 Comments
Quincy president and CEO elected president/chairman of NBC Television Affiliates

Ralph M. Oakley, President/CEO of Quincy Newspapers, Inc. has been elected to the position of President-Chairman of the NBC Television Affiliates. The association represents the over 200 NBC television stations across the United States that are affiliated with, but not owned by, the NBC Television Network. “I am honored to have been elected to this […]

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