Samantha Wensel

Samantha, a life-long native of Eau Claire, started at WQOW in 2016 as a Quintern, and has moved her way up ever since.

After her Quinternship, she worked as the producer for WQOW’s Daybreak show, where she wrote stories, and put together our morning newscast running from 4:30 – 7 a.m each day.

In April 2018, Samantha became a full-time multi-media journalist. Now, you can find her beating the pavement getting the big stories of the day. She is proud to tell stories in her hometown.

Samantha graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a BA in creative writing, with a journalism minor.

Outside of work, she plays for Chippewa Valley Roller Derby, and does committee work for them. Along with roller derby, she enjoys writing poetry and watching movies in her spare time.

Samantha Wensel

Samantha Wensel

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STORMTRACKER 18 WEATHER
Osseo
12°
Menomonie
Chetek
11°
Durand
12°
Ladysmith
Neillsville
10°
Rice Lake
12°
New Richmond
16°
Black River Falls
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Medford
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River Falls
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Duluth
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Green Bay
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La Crosse
Madison
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Twin Cities
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Weather Outlook: DANGEROUS COLD- Deep freeze on our doorstep

While light snow is possible tonight, the bigger concern is the arctic air moving in that will bring an extended stretch of dangerously cold temperatures. In addition, areas to our south and west that got more snow over the past week will have some ground blizzard conditions as a strong wind brings in that cold air.

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