13 WREX wins two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, including top prize for Overall Excellence

April 25, 2017 0 Comments
13 WREX wins two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, including top prize for Overall Excellence

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WREX) – 13 WREX has been awarded two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, including the top honor of Overall Excellence.  The other award was for News Documentary.  This is the second straight year 13 WREX has won both of these awards. The awards were announced Tuesday morning by the Radio Television Digital News […]

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13 WREX named Outstanding News Operation by Illinois Associated Press

April 24, 2017 0 Comments
13 WREX named Outstanding News Operation by Illinois Associated Press

URBANA (WREX) – 13 WREX has been named the Outstanding News Operation by the Illinois Associated Press for the second time in the last four years. The award was presented Saturday night in Urbana at the Illinois News Broadcasters Association Spring Convention. The Outstanding News Operation award is the top prize presented at the annual […]

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13 WREX launches Rockford market’s first news drone “REX-1”

March 15, 2017 0 Comments
13 WREX launches Rockford market’s first news drone “REX-1”

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WREX) – 13 WREX is excited to announce it has added a new story-telling tool to its arsenal. The “REX-1” news drone made its debut today on 13 News at 6 and will provide unique perspective for viewers across the area. “REX-1” is the first of its kind in the Rockford television market […]

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New interactive Quintern joins WVVA

March 6, 2017 0 Comments
New interactive Quintern joins WVVA

  Communications student Victoria Chapman is WVVA’s newest Quintern. She will work with Internet Director Paul Hess on the station’s digital platforms. Here’s a little bit about her: “Family and friends call me Tori. I am originally from the Orange County area of Southern CA. Currently I am enrolled at Bluefield College majoring in communications […]

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WVVA brings new Quintern on board

August 18, 2016 0 Comments
WVVA brings new Quintern on board

My name is Sadie Keener. I am currently a graduate student at Southern New Hampshire University studying communications with a focus in news media. What I hope to gain from this internship is a better understanding of how broadcasting works as well as applying the skills learned at WVVA and incorporating them into the ever […]

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KBJR Quintern enjoying the opportunity to engage with community

July 25, 2016 0 Comments
KBJR Quintern enjoying the opportunity to engage with community

I am currently a Quintern at KBJR 6 News in Duluth, Minnesota for the News department. For the past two months I have been working with a variety of different people and learning a lot about the different positions and teamwork that goes in to help make this station as great as it is. I […]

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KBJR Weather Quintern designs graphics and more

July 25, 2016 0 Comments
KBJR Weather Quintern designs graphics and more

Currently, I am a Weather Quintern at KBJR 6 in Duluth, MN.  What that all entails is working directly with Meteorologist Adam Clark to help create his graphics for his shows, as well as practicing my own forecasting and broadcasting skills.  Adam also lets me use my creativity to design my own graphics, which a […]

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Halfway through, WAOW Quintern reflects on experience so far

July 18, 2016 0 Comments
Halfway through, WAOW Quintern reflects on experience so far

My name is Mimi Mitrovic and this summer I am involved with a Quinternship at WAOW, to be a news reporter. I am currently halfway finished with the Quinternship, and I have already gained so much experience and have learned a lot of new skills. The very first week of working here, I was asked […]

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WAOW Quintern gains valuable experience with CMS

July 18, 2016 0 Comments
WAOW Quintern gains valuable experience with CMS

  I am a marketing Quintern at Newsline 9 this summer, meaning I work with our web/social media presence and general promotions. Some of my responsibilities include: understanding and sharing analytics concerning our story page views; writing and editing web stories; utilizing iNews to post updates and breaking information as soon as possible; working with […]

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WAOW hires a former Quintern

July 12, 2016 0 Comments
WAOW hires a former Quintern

Familiar Face, New Job – Curtis Rauen has accepted the position of Wake Up Wisconsin Producer here at WAOW. Curtis was a Sports Quintern at WAOW in the fall of 2014 and has since graduated with his Bachelor of Arts Communications degree from UW Stevens Point. He is excited to be back at WAOW and […]

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