DMAS 101, 105, 180, 194 & 209

Gray Appoints Four New General Managers

It makes top leadership changes at its stations in Davenport, Iowa; Lincoln, Neb.; North Platte, Neb.; Marquette, Mich.; and Parkersburg, W.Va.

DMAS 68, 101, 202

Gray Closes Station Buys In 3 Markets

The $278 million in deals adds stations in Green Bay, Wis., and Davenport, Iowa, as well as three in Fairbanks, Alaska. It now owns 100 stations covering 10.1% of the U.S.

DMA 101: DA

Charles King, Longtime KWQC Newscaster, Dies

DMA 101: DAVENPORT, IA

Kerry Johnson to Lead Digital Sales at KWQC

Media General’s NBC affiliate KWQC Davenport, Iowa (DMA 101), has named Kerry Johnson as digital sales manager. Johnson will oversee the station’s digital sales strategies, working closely with the station’s sales team. Prior to joining KWQC, Johnson was SVP at TAG Communications, where she developed and executed strategic communication plans, media strategies and tactics. Johnson […]

MARKET SHARE (DMA 101: DAVENPORT, IA-ROCK ISLAND-MOLINE, IL)

Ryan Beintema Named CSD At KWQC

DMAS 68 & 101

Gray Buying Two Nexstar Spinoffs For $270M

It is acquiring ABC affiliate WBAY Green Bay, Wis., and NBC affil KWQC Davenport, Iowa, both currently owned and operated by Media General that are being divested as part of the Nexstar-Media General merger.

 

DMA 101: DAVENPORT, IA

KWQC Ups Tim Stinson To Local Sales Manager

Media General’s NBC affiliate KWQC Davenport, IA-Rock Island-Moline, Ill. (DMA 101), on Monday promoted television and digital sales veteran Tim Stinson from advertising executive to local sales manager. In his new role that is effective on June 1, Stinson will oversee the station’s local sales team with focus on team training and creative sales strategies. […]

DMA 101: DAVENPORT, IA

KWQC Ups Todd Grady To General Sales Mgr.

Media General promotes the local sales manager of its NBC affiliate in Davenport, Iowa.

 

DMA 101

KWQC Davenport Ups John Mann To GM

Media General promotes him from general sales manager at its Iowa NBC affiliate to the top slot, succeeding Ken Freedman.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 101: DAVENPORT, IA)

U.S. Marines Volunteer Outside KWQC Studios

DMA 101: DAVENPORT, IA

Former KWQC News Director Doug Retherford Dies

KWQC Davenport Adds Ion TV On Subchannel

On Nov. 1, Media General’s NBC affiliate KWQC Davenport, Iowa (DMA 101), will replace The Weather Channel on ch. 6.2 with Ion Television.  “More people than ever are receiving weather information right when they need it on their mobile devices with apps like QCWeather, as well as on kwqc.com,” said KWQC Creative Services and Programming […]

MARKET SHARE (DMA 100: DAVENPORT, IA)

KWQC Wins Big At Iowa Broadcast News Awards

MARKET SHARE (DMA 100)

KWQC Cleverly Promotes New A.M. Meteorologist

DMA 100 (DAVENPORT, IA-ROCK ISLAND-MOLINE, IL)

Change In Morning Meteorologists At KWQC

Media General’s NBC affiliate KWQC Davenport, Iowa-Rock Island-Moline, Ill. (DMA 100), announced that its current meteorologist on Quad Cities Today, Greg Dutra, is leaving the station and will be replaced by weekend meteorologist Kevin Phelps. Dutra made the announcement during his weathercast saying, “When I went to management and told them hey I have this […]

DMA 100 (DAVENPORT, IA)

KWQC Names Joey Donia Sports Director

Today marks Joey Donia’s debut on air as the new sports director of Media General’s NBC affiliate KWQC Davenport, Iowa (DMA 100). Donia comes to KWQC from WOI Des Moines, Iowa, where he spent the last two years as a weekend sportscaster, covering Iowa and Iowa State sports, as well as working on a 30-minute […]

DMA 100 (QUAD CITIES)

KWQC Adds Weekend Morning Newscasts

Starting next month, the Quad Cities NBC affiliate will debut Saturday and Sunday broadcasts that will be anchored by Brian Boesen. In addition, it’s also adding a half hour to its weekday noon news beginning Aug. 18

DMA 100 (DAVENPORT, IA)

KWQC Sports Director Thom Cornelis To Retire

Tom Cornelis, the longtime sports director at NBC affiliate KWQC Davenport, Iowa-Rock Island-Moline, Ill. (DMA 100), announced on the air that he will retire on Sept. 16. A Quad City native, Cornelis graduated from Western Illinois University in 1971. After 12 years at the local ABC affiliate he began his career with KWQC (then WOC) […]

MARKET SHARE (DMA 100: DAVENPORT, IA)

KWQC Davenport Facebook Post Reaches 3M

DMA 100 (DAVENPORT, IA)

KWQC Names Richard Kurz News Director

The longtime KGW Portland, Ore., newsman will now head Media General’s NBC affiliate in Davenport, Iowa.

DMA 99 (DAVENPORT-ROCK ISLAND, IA-MOLINE, IL)

KWQC To Produce 9 P.M. News For KLJB

KWQC Quad-Cities Top Political Outlet In Iowa

Over five months ending Aug. 26, the Young NBC affiliates sold $5.3 million of ad time to political advertisers — more than other station in the swing state, according to an examination of political files by newspapers across the state.

 

DMA 99

KWQC Names John Mann Gen. Sales Manager

The sales and management veteran will join Young Broadcasting’s NBC affil in Davenport, Iowa, beginning Sept. 24.

DMA 100 (DAVENPORT, IA)

KWQC Names Beth Marsoun News Director

Young Broadcasting gives the top news slot to its former executive news producer who has been serving as interim news director since March.

DMA 99

KWQC Anchor Paula Sands Says She Has Cancer

DMA 99

Kenneth M. Freedman Named GM Of KWQC

Young Broadcasting picks the TV sales veteran to run its NBC affiliate in Davenport, Iowa.