It makes top leadership changes at its stations in Davenport, Iowa; Lincoln, Neb.; North Platte, Neb.; Marquette, Mich.; and Parkersburg, W.Va.
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.
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 […]
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.
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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. […]
Media General promotes the local sales manager of its NBC affiliate in Davenport, Iowa.
Media General promotes him from general sales manager at its Iowa NBC affiliate to the top slot, succeeding Ken Freedman.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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) […]
The longtime KGW Portland, Ore., newsman will now head Media General’s NBC affiliate in Davenport, 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.
The sales and management veteran will join Young Broadcasting’s NBC affil in Davenport, Iowa, beginning Sept. 24.
Young Broadcasting gives the top news slot to its former executive news producer who has been serving as interim news director since March.
Young Broadcasting picks the TV sales veteran to run its NBC affiliate in Davenport, Iowa.