Leon Hendricks Promoted To Lead WEEK News

Quincy Media moves him up from assistant ND to lead operations at its NBC-ABC affiliate in Peoria, Ill.

Gray Buying Quincy Media For $925 Million

Upon closing the transaction, Gray will own television stations serving 102 television markets that collectively reach 25.4% of U.S. television households.Gray said it will divest Quincy’s stations in the following markets in which Gray also owns a full-power television station: Tucson, Arizona; Madison, Wis.; Paducah-Harrisburg, Ky.-Ill.; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; La Crosse-Eau Claire, Wis.; and Wausau-Stevens Point, Wis.

WEEK GM Mark DeSantis To Retire

He’s leaving Feb. 1 after 23 years at Quincy’s ABC affiliate in Peoria, Ill., and 40 years in broadcasting.

Quincy Media Promotes Three To VP-GMs

Anna Engelhart, John Huff and Josh Morgan move into the top management slots at WKOW, KWWL and WREX, respectively, starting next Monday.

ChyronHego, TV Groups Offer Detailed Virus Data

The data being sourced locally by Nexstar, Sinclair and Quincy Media journalists supports more accurate and timely community-focused reporting.

DMAS 90 & 148

Quincy Adds Comscore In Two More Markets

The move follows Quincy Media’s adoption of the measurement service at its WXOW in La Crosse, Wis.


Quincy Helping Family Farmers With Telethon

Quincy Media Installs Mediaproxy LogServer

Mediaproxy, a provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, said that Quincy Media is to implement the LogServer compliance logging and off-air monitoring platform as part of a major overhaul of its monitoring and compliance operations. Quincy Media is based in Quincy, Ill., where it was established in the late 19th century as a publisher of […]


Engineers Scramble To Replace Volicon Observer

Compliance monitoring solution providers look to take advantage of an “unprecedented” situation after Verizon announced plans to phase out its U.S. market-leading product.

DMAS 88 & 154

Quincy Names GMs In Paducah, Rochester

Charlie Grisham to lead WSIL in Paducah, Ky.-Cape Girardeau, Mo.-Harrisburg, Ill., while Bryce Caldwell will head KTTC in Rochester, Minn.


Quincy Buys Second Station This Week

Its purchase of WSIL Paducah, Ky., follows that of KVOA Tucson, Ariz., earlier this week. Terms have not yet been disclosed for either deal. The two stations swell Quincy’s portfolio to 16 markets.



WGEM Quincy Signals Returned To Dish

Quincy Media’s NBC-Fox affiliate WGEM Quincy, Ill. (DMA 174)  are once again being carried on Dish Network after a new retransmission agreement was reached.

Quincy Names Jim McKernan Regional VP

He is tapped to succeed the retiring Jerry Watson. McKernan will continue as head of the group’s KWWL Cedar Rapids-Waterloo, Iowa.


Quincy Pulls WAOW In Dish Retrans Dispute

The owner of ABC affiliate WAOW Wausau, Wis., has blacked out the channel for Dish Network subscribers as part of a fight with the satellite television provider over its monthly rates for local channels.


KWWL Renovates Building Back To 1916 Specs

Dielectric, Quincy Set Repack Deal For 9 TVs

The Phase One and Two deal covers antennas, filters and/or transmission line customized for each station, with Dielectric’s modeling software driving accelerated delivery timelines.

DMA 134

WAOW Wausau Names Curtis Miles GM

The Wisconsin ABC affiliate owned by Quincy Media has tapped Curtis Miles to oversee the ABC affiliate. He joins from WLS Chicago.


Quincy Chooses GatesAir As TX Source For Repack

20. QUINCY MEDIA, Quincy, IL

2016 Spot Revenue: $125.2 million Stations: 18 in 14 markets Coverage: 2.6% Ownership: Private Key Executives: Ralph M. Oakley, president-CEO; Dennis Kendall, director of broadcast news; Dan Batchelor, director of broadcast and interactive sales; Mary Oakley Winters, VP-interactive; Kelly Hibbard, director of broadcast services; Brady Dreasler, director of capital, facilities & engineering; Mike Funk, director of information technologies. What’s Up: Last […]


Quincy Media To Buy 200 JVC Camcorders


KWWL Unveils Building Renovation, New Studio


Jonathan Shelley New WPTA News Director

Quincy Media recruits him from WDSU New Orleans. He begins heading news operations at the Fort Wayne multi-affil on Aug. 25.


DMA 141

Newscast Changes At Duluth NBC, CBS Affils

For the first time in years, the NBC and CBS affiliates in Duluth, Minn., are airing competing live newscasts at 6 and 10 p.m. The changes stem from a shift in ownership late last year for both NBC affiliate KBJR and former CBS affiliate KDLH.  Quincy Media acquired KBJR from Granite Broadcasting and Georgia-based SagamoreHill Broadcasting purchased KDLH from Malara Broadcasting (both stations are operated by Quincy.).

DMA 117

Quincy Buying ABC, CW Affiliations In Peoria

Quincy Media, owner of NBC affiliate WEEK Peoria-Bloomington, Ill., has purchased the market’s ABC and CW affiliations from the Sinclair Broadcast Group which carried them on WHOI. WEEK had already been providing news and other services to WHOI. WEEK GM Mark DeSantis says: “You’ll still find separate news on both channels.” The deal comes on the heels of another on Tuesday in which Quincy sold its Fox affiliation for WSJV South Bend, Ind., to Sinclair, which will air the network on a subchannel of its CBS affil WSBT.