Meet the News Team

Shannon Hoyt

Shannon Hoyt started out as an intern in August 2017, moving to part-time and is now a full-time Multi-Media Journalist and weekend anchor here at News 18.

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Mary Pautsch

Mary came to News 18 in July 2019 from Sioux City, Iowa where she graduated from Morningside College with a BA in Spanish after attending Iowa State University for 3 years.

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Geoff Daley

He joined News 18 as a part-time sports videographer in October of 2018 and was promoted to full-time news/sports in April 2019.

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Chris Hoyt

Chris Hoyt joined Eau Claire’s Own News 18 as a production assistant back in July of 2014. In 2017, he was promoted as a full-time videographer.

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Clint Berge

Clint Berge is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager for News 18. He is in charge of our website and social media platforms.

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Meet the Weather Team

Jess Langlois

Jess Langlois is the weekend meteorologist and weekday multi-media journalist for News 18. She joined us in July of 2019.

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Meet the Sports Team

Collin Talbert

Collin Talbert is the sports director at WQOW News 18. He joined News 18 in June 2018 as our weekend sports anchor as was promoted to sports director in November 2018.

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STORMTRACKER 18 WEATHER

Eau Claire
80°
Menomonie
77°
Chetek
79°
Durand
82°
Ladysmith
79°
Neillsville
74°
Rice Lake
80°
New Richmond
81°
Black River Falls
81°
Medford
72°
River Falls
79°
Duluth
70°
Green Bay
69°
La Crosse
83°
Madison
73°
Milwaukee
72°
Twin Cities
81°
You can finally put the umbrella away (for now)

You can finally put the umbrella away (for now)

If you've been looking for more summer, you're in luck! There are 80s in the forecast for the upcoming week.

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