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WAOW TV-9’s first broadcast was on May 7, 1965 under the ownership of Mid-Continent Broadcasting Co. of Madison, Wisconsin. Read more about WAOW history. >>

WAOW/WYOW Television Inc.
1908 Grand Avenue
Wausau, Wisconsin 54403

Lobby Hours: Monday through Friday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


General Station Number: (715) 842-2251

Newsroom: (715) 842-9293

Sports: (715) 842-9393

Automated Weather Forecast: (715) 843-9250

Weather Watchers: (715) 849-5111

Toll Free 1 800 236-WAOW (9269)


General Fax (715) 848-0195

Newsroom Fax (715) 849-2999

Sales Fax (715) 842-7808




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General Manager: Curtis Miles

News Director: Kevin Carpenter

General Sales Manager: JanEl Daul

Programming: Nichole Kearns and Tracy Lake

Chief Engineer: 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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