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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Learning to trust yourself: a Quintern’s summer journey at KTTC

August 28, 2014 0 Comments
Learning to trust yourself: a Quintern’s summer journey at KTTC

Anne Campolongo recently finished a summer Quinternship with NBC affiliate KTTC in Rochester, MN. She has just started her Senior year at Ohio University in Athens, OH.   I absolutely loved every second of my time as a Quintern at KTTC-TV. Before arriving in Minnesota, I began to feel nervous about what would be expected […]

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WQOW Eau Claire is nominated for 9 regional Emmy awards

August 15, 2014 0 Comments
WQOW Eau Claire is nominated for 9 regional Emmy awards

Congratulations to WQOW, our ABC affiliate in Eau Claire, Wisconsin! The Midwest Regional Emmy’s is open to entries from Western Wisconsin (La Crosse & Eau Claire), & all of Minnesota, Iowa, and North and South Dakota. WQOW received 9 nominations. Winners will be announced at the annual gala on September 13th, 2014. Watch the Emmy […]

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Interactive Quintern reflects on her summer experience at the Quincy Herald-Whig

August 1, 2014 0 Comments
Interactive Quintern reflects on her summer experience at the Quincy Herald-Whig

On Friday, the 25th of July, I completed my 10-week internship with the Quincy Herald Whig. I was actually the first interactive intern, so I was told there was going to be a lot of experimentation. However, I was pleasantly surprised that everything was extremely structured and tasks given were never vague. I was also […]

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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

My quinternship in reporting at WVVA helped prepare me for my first job as an associate producer at WDBJ by equipping me with basic news writing skills. I was offered two different full-time producer positions out of college (one at WVVA) but did not feel I was ready to produce, as most of my previous experience was in reporting. Once […]

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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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