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Rentrak Signs Three Quincy Stations

Rentrak Corporation announced a multi-year deal with Quincy Newspapers, Inc. to provide local TV ratings for three of its stations.

The deal is for WKOW, the ABC affiliate for Madison, WI, and Quincy’s Rochester, MN, stations, NBC affiliate KTTC and FOX affiliate KXLT.

“We have used Rentrak in the past for various studies outside of the traditional four sweeps and we have been pleased with their process and approach,” said Chuck Roth, director of business administration for Quincy. “They have been easy to work with and prompt with providing the information.  We felt the time was right to add their full service in two of our markets, and look forward to expanding our relationship with them.”

Rentrak, which provides a fully integrated look at satellite, telco and cable TV viewing data, signed its 200th TV station in November.

[TVNewsCheck]

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Leo Henning Appointed VP-GM of KOZL-KOLR

Nexstar Broadcasting has announced Leo Henning will be vice president and general manager of KOZL, an independent station in Springfield, MO, effective immediately. Henning will also oversee KOLR, Mission Broadcasting’s CBS-affiliate, which Nexstar operates under a joint operating agreement.

Henning comes from Saukview Media, where he is the president and CEO. Prior to that, he spent five years at Barrington Broadcasting, where he was group head of several stations, including WNWO in Toledo, KRCG in Columbia, WHOI in Peoria, KHQA in Hannibal, WLUC in Marquette and KTVO in Kirksland. Before joining Barrington, Henning spent 33 years at Quincy Newspapers’ Broadcast Group.

“With his local broadcasting expertise, strong client relationships, and dedication to the local communities he has served for many years in the Ozarks and Midwest, we are confident that Leo is the ideal person to lead KOZL’s television and e-media operations,” Nexstar COO Brian Jones said in a statement.