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”

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 the edges than stabbing through the heart. In creating a story for the […]

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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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Four skills newsroom recuiters are looking for

December 1, 2014 0 Comments
Four skills newsroom recuiters are looking for

Recently the American Journalism Review published a list of 4 Skills Newsroom Recruiters Wish More Job Candidates Had. Check out the article; we at Quincy couldn’t agree more. Do you have what it takes? Have you mastered these skills? We’re always looking to hire smart, talented, resourceful journalists for our broadcast and print newsrooms. Check […]

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Annastasia Gabbert joins Quincy Herald-Whig as Interactive Quintern

October 13, 2014 0 Comments
Annastasia Gabbert joins Quincy Herald-Whig as Interactive Quintern

Please Welcome Annastasia Gabbert, the Quincy Herald-Whig’s latest Interactive Quintern. Annastasia is a senior at Quincy University, where she is majoring in public relations and minoring in Broadcasting.  Annastasia hopes to gain further experience with technology related to her field, as well as hands-on learning from industry professionals. Annastasia would like to find a career […]

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Quincy family newsrooms bring home six Emmy awards

September 15, 2014 0 Comments
Quincy family newsrooms bring home six Emmy awards

On Saturday, the 2014 Upper Midwest Emmy awards were held at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Four Quincy family newsrooms took home a total of six Emmys. KTIV took home Emmy awards for Newscast – Evening for the coverage of “Argosy Casino vs. The Hard Rock” and Newscast – Weekend for coverage of “Honoring the […]

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