Meet the News Team

Keith Edwards

Keith Edwards

Keith Edwards is the Live at Five anchor at WQOW News 18.

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Stephen Kelley

Stephen Kelley

Stephen Kelley joined the News 18 team in August 2006. He is currently the 10:00 PM Evening Anchor/Producer.

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Savanna Tomei

Savanna Tomei

Savanna Tomei joined the News 18 team as 6 p.m. anchor/producer and 10 p.m. anchor in September 2017.

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Shannon Hoyt

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

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Katie Phernetton

Katie Phernetton

She joined News 18 in August of 2018 after working as a reporter for five years in the Green Bay market.

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Samantha Wensel

Samantha Wensel

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

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Shannon Satterlee

Shannon Satterlee

Shannon Satterlee joined News 18 in February as a Multi-Media Journalist.

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Clint Berge

Clint Berge

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

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Chris Hoyt

Chris Hoyt

Chris Hoyt joined Eau Claire's Own News 18 as a production assistant back in July of 2014. In 2017, he was

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Meet the Weather Team

Nick Grunseth

He was promoted to chief meteorologist in August 2013, but still wakes up early to give the Chippewa Valley its forecast.

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Justin Esterly

Justin Esterly is our weekend meteorologist and weekday night-side multi-media journalist. Justin joined WQOW News 18 in May 2018.

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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

Osseo
34°
Menomonie
34°
Chetek
Durand
37°
Ladysmith
36°
Neillsville
37°
Rice Lake
38°
New Richmond
35°
Black River Falls
32°
Medford
32°
River Falls
37°
Duluth
35°
Green Bay
36°
La Crosse
35°
Madison
37°
Milwaukee
41°
Twin Cities
36°
Weather Outlook: Rising rivers a major concern despite a mainly dry forecast

Weather Outlook: Rising rivers a major concern despite a mainly dry forecast

As we continue to feel like spring, the effects of melting our record snow from February are making it to

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