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  • WQOW News 18 News DirectorWQOW News 18 News DirectorMore>>

  • News Director

    Dan Schillinger

    Dan Schillinger

    Dan Schillinger was born and raised in Dunn County. He graduated from Menomonie High School a long, long time ago. After graduating from Brown College in Minneapolis, Dan worked at radio stations in Minnesota and Wisconsin, before landing his first television job at KTTC in Rochester, Minnesota.More >>
    Dan Schillinger was born and raised in Dunn County. He graduated from Menomonie High School a long, long time ago. After graduating from Brown College in Minneapolis, Dan worked at radio stations in Minnesota and Wisconsin, before landing his first television job at KTTC in Rochester, Minnesota.
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  • Anchor/Senior Reporter

    Keith Edwards

    Keith Edwards

    Keith Edwards is Assignment Manager and Senior Reporter at WQOW News 18. Keith grew up in the Village of Lake Hallie, attending Chippewa Falls schools. He then started pursuing his broadcasting education.More >>
    Keith Edwards is Assignment Manager and Senior Reporter at WQOW News 18.More >>
  • Anchor/Producer

    Andrea Albers

    Andrea Albers

    Andrea Albers is currently a co-anchor and producer of the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts. She joined the News 18 team in January 2009.More >>
    Andrea Albers is currently a co-anchor and producer of the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts. She joined the News 18 team in January 2009.More >>
  • Daybreak Co-Anchor

    Aaron Rhody

    Aaron Rhody

    Aaron Rhody joins WQOW after spending three years in radio at a pair of stations in Ladysmith. There he wore many hats. He was news director, hosted his own morning show, did plenty of production work,More >>
    Aaron Rhody joins WQOW after spending three years in radio at a pair of stations in Ladysmith. There he wore many hats. He was news director, hosted his own morning show, did plenty of production work, and co-hosted a Saturday morning sports show.
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  • Internet Director/Public Affairs

    Amie Winters

    Amie Winters

    Amie Winters began her work at News 18 behind the scenes. She's done a little bit of everything at the station including audio, assistant directing and editing. In the fall of 2007, Amie interned in theMore >>
    Amie Winters began her work at News 18 behind the scenes. She's done a little bit of everything at the station including audio, assistant directing and editing. In the summer of 2009 she began anchoring the Daybreak show.More >>
  • Multimedia Journalist

    Aarik Woods

    Aarik Woods

    Aarik Woods joined WQOW in April 2012 as a reporter. He was an intern in the Sports Department during the summer of 2010. Aarik was born in Clinton, Iowa. He attended Fulton High School and graduated from WesternMore >>
    Aarik Woods joined WQOW in April 2012 as a reporter. He was an intern in the Sports Department during the summer of 2010.More >>
  • Multimedia Journalist

    Jackson Schmidtke

    Jackson Schmidtke

    Jackson Schmidtke joined Eau Claire's Own WQOW News 18 in October 2013 as news reporter. He was a news intern at WQOW during the summer of 2012 and as a sports intern during the fall of 2010. He also hadMore >>
    Jackson Schmidtke joined Eau Claire's Own WQOW News 18 in October 2013 as news reporter. He was a news intern at WQOW during the summer of 2012 and as a sports intern during the fall of 2010.More >>
  • WQOW News 18 PhotographersWQOW News 18 PhotographersMore>>

  • Chief Photographer

    Steve Betchkal

    Steve Betchkal

    Steve Betchkal joined the News 18 team in February of 2006 and is currently the Chief Photographer. He has been taping news and life in the Chippewa Valley for 21 years. If you've watched TV news in northwesternMore >>
    Steve Betchkal joined the News 18 team in February of 2006 and is currently the Chief Photographer. He has been taping news and life in the Chippewa Valley for 25 years. If you've watched TV news in northwestern Wisconsin, you've seen his work.More >>
  • Photographer

    Kyle Jorgenson

    Kyle Jorgenson

    Kyle joined the Hometown Team in November of 2008, prior to that he spent over a year at WXOW in La Crosse.  He says he's excited to take on a new job in a new city. Kyle grew up in Chanhassen, MN (homeMore >>
    Kyle joined the Hometown Team in November of 2008, prior to that he spent over a year at WXOW in La Crosse.  He says he's excited to take on a new job in a new city. Click here to read more.More >>
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