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WAOW/WYOW Television Inc.
1908 Grand Avenue
Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
General Station Number: (715) 842-2251
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General Manager 
Curtis Miles

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Kevin Carpenter

General Sales Manager 
JanEl Daul

Nichole Kearns
Tracy Lake

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Russ Crass

 Assistant Chief Engineer
Jeff Fass

Marketing Director
Kristi Schreiber

WAOW is a subsidiary of family-owned Quincy Media, Inc. 

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Get ready for the snow Wednesday, more on the weekend

Get ready for the snow Wednesday, more on the weekend

Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday for most of the News 9 area with a Winter Storm Warning in Ashland and Iron

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