Regional Artists Take American Idol Stage

Could the very next “American Idol” star hail from our region? It’s certainly possible, as three local musicians try their hand at winning this television favorite.

The Sky’s the Limit for WREX’s Alex Kirchner

Meet the newest addition to the WREX team, and learn how his lifelong love of weather has led him to an exciting career in broadcast news.

Smart Living Weekly – January 21, 2015

  Local Gem Sparkles on National TV Right in Our Region: “Ladies and gentleman, your next American Idol i-i-is ….” Television viewers by the millions have tuned in for the…
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Northwest Neighbors: Kelsie Passolt

Media Profile: Golf is more than a game for this ambitious young television reporter. In fact, it’s won her quite a few accomplishments outside the newsroom.

Kristin Crowley: TV News Anchor Puts Down Rockford Roots

It may be a happy accident that this news anchor landed in her chosen profession, but she’s discovering just how much she loves her new job in Rockford.

Shawn Ryan: Still Loyal to His Hometown

You’ve probably watched TV shows Shawn Ryan has written or produced, like “The Chicago Code” and “Lie to Me.” As Rockford’s native son debuts his latest project, find out how his time in Rockford still impacts his writing.

Katie Nilsson Balances Work and Motherhood

This Minnesota native has made herself at home in Rockford, as a longtime personality on WREX and as a happy mother. Discover what this talented storyteller loves about covering our region.

Life is Anything But Boring for Jeannie Hayes

This fun-loving TV news personality enjoys Oprah Winfrey’s show, animals and adventures. See what this busy young journalist is up to next.