DMA 134: WAUSAU, WI

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.

DMA 134: WAUSAU, WI

WAOW Names Kevin Carpenter News Director

The former director of digital operations at WLS-TV Chicago is tapped by Quincy Media to lead news efforts at its ABC affiliate in Wausau-Rhinelander, Wis.

DMA 134: WAUSAU, WI

WAOW Adds Aldridge As 6 & 10 P.M. Anchor

Phil Aldridge has been named the new 6 and 10 p.m. anchor at Quincy Media’s ABC affiliate WAOW Wausau, Wis. (DMA 134). He will begin his new duties at WAOW on Monday, Jan. 8. He will anchor alongside co-anchor Melissa Langbehn at 6 p.m. and Rebecca Ribley at 10. Aldridge comes to WAOW from KMGH […]

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.

COMMENTARY BY HALEY YOUNG

What I Learned From My Summer At A Station

Haley Young spent the summer as an intern at WAOW in her hometown of Wausau, Wis. “Although I spent some time in the promotions and sales departments, most of my days played out at a desk in the newsroom, where I kept up with the station’s social media and overall online presence. I had grown up watching Channel 9’s coverage, but I had never appreciated all of the work that went into preparing a newscast for my living room every night. These are some of my biggest takeaways.”

DMA 134

WAOW Wausau Adding Decades Diginet

Starting Sept. 2, Quincy Newspapers Inc.-owned ABC affiliate WAOW Wausau-Rhinelander, Wis. (DMA 134), will launch Weigel Broadcasting’s multicast network Decades on its ch. 9.3, replacing ThisTV. Decades combines entertainment and history. Each day features a six-hour program block kicked off by the day’s historical events featured in an original series called Through the Decades with […]

DMA 134 (WAUSAU, WI)

WAOW Names Daul General Sales Manager

Longtime Wausau, Wis., broadcaster JanEl Daul will head sales at Quincy Newspapers Inc.’s ABC affiliate.

DMA 136 (WAUSAU-RHINELANDER, WI)

Meteorologist Mike Breunling Moves To WAOW

Quincy Newspapers Inc.’s ABC affiliate WAOW Wausau, Wis. (DMA 136), has added veteran meteorologist Mike Breunling to the station’s weather team. Breunling joins WAOW after serving as chief meteorologist at WSAW Wausau since 1997. He received an M.S. in atmospheric and oceanic sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is an active member of the […]

DMA 134 (WAUSAU, WI)

WAOW Names Heinkel Station Manager

Brad Heinkel returns to the Quincy ABC affiliate in Wausau, Wis., where he was general sales manager from 1996 to 2004.

DMA 134

WAOW Wausau Taps Jon ErkenBrack As GM

The former sales director at WXXA Albany, N.Y., will take over Quincy’s Wisconsin ABC affiliate from John Harris. 

DMA 134 (WAUSAU-RHINELANDER, WI)

WAOW-WYOW Station Mgr. Harris Leaving

John Harris is leaving WAOW-WYOW after two years as station manager for the Quincy Broadcasting duopoly in Wausau, Wis.