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Frequently Asked Questions

Through the years we have received thousands of phone calls, emails and letters with various questions. To assist our viewers, we have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions.

Question - I have a question, comment, concern or criticism for KWQC-TV6. How do I reach you?

Answer - There are a number of ways that you can contact the station. You can call (563)383-7000 and follow the prompts to the various departments. If it's after business hours, you can leave a voice mail message.

You can email the station by using the form under contact us on our web site. If you have a news tip or question for the news department send your email to: news@kwqc.com.

 You can also write to the station at: 
                                                KWQC-TV6
                                                805 Brady Street
                                                Davenport, Iowa 52803

If you know the person or department name, please also include that information in the address.

Question - I have an idea or tip for a news story. How do I relay that information to the KWQC-TV6 News Department?

Answer - There are three options for relaying news information. You can call the KWQC-TV6 News Department at (563)823-NEWS (5972); you can fax the News Department at (563) 383-7131. You can also send us the information via email at news@kwqc.com.

Question - On Paula Sands Live you frequently have chefs preparing recipes. How can I obtain these recipes?

Answer - Most of the chefs are very gracious about sharing their recipes. As soon as we receive the recipe we post it on our website. You can retrieve those recipes by going to PSL Recipes on our website. There are directions there for searching and copying and pasting recipes. If you do not have Internet access you can request a recipe through the mail by sending us a stamped self-addresses envelope. Please indicate on the outside of the envelope which recipe you are requesting.

Question - I need a copy of a newscast that aired recently. How do I get a copy?

Answer - Due to the large volume of requests that we receive we are no longer able to make copies for viewers. If you would like to simply view a newscast or a story covered in a newscast, check our website video library. If you still want a copy, you can purchase one through Universal Information Services. You can email a request at orders@universal-info.com or call (800) 408-3178.

Question - How can I find out whether my child's school is closed due to bad weather?

Answer - KWQC-TV6 has an automated school closing system for school administrators. This system allows them to quickly and accurately enter information regarding late starts, early dismissals, cancellations and changes in bus routes. As soon as that information is keyed in by the school administrator, it is transferred to the school closing banner which runs across the bottom of your television screen. The information is also transferred to our web site - this allows you easy access if you are at work.

Question - I have a question regarding an NBC program that aired on NBC. Who can I contact for information?

Answer - Some programming information can be accessed on the NBC website at http://www.nbc.com/. If you can not obtain the information through the website, you can call (212) 664-2333 or you can write to:

NBC Viewer Relations
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, New York 10112

For show transcripts you can all 1-800-777-TEXT (8298)                       

Unfortunately, NBC receives an enormous amount of mail and many times is are unable to answer individual requests.

Question - I am interested in working at KWQC-TV6. How do I find out about job openings?

Answer - KWQC-TV6 accepts applications and resumes for current job openings. Current job openings are posted on the KWQC-TV6 website under TV6 Job Openings. Job openings are also sent to over 100 minority organizations and educational institutions throughout the region.

Question - I am currently in college and I would like to work as an intern at KWQC-TV6. Do you have internships available?

Answer - KWQC-TV6 does have an Internship Program and each department manager is responsible for working with applicants based on availability, experience and the department's current needs.

You must be enrolled in college and receive college credit for the internship. KWQC-TV6 internships are non-paying positions. If you are interested in pursuing an internship please call KWQC-TV6 during business hours and ask to speak to the manager of the department that you are interested in working.

Question - Our organization is holding a community event and we are interested in having it added to the KWQC-TV6 Community Calendar. How do we submit the information?

Answer - You can email us the information to event submission or you can fax the News Department at (563)383-7131.

Please remember to include the date, time, location, contact information and admission price for the event. We are not able to include all events but we include as many as possible. Please submit the information as early as possible.

Question - What are your business hours and where is the station located?

Answer - KWQC-TV6 is located at 805 Brady Street in Davenport, Iowa. Our business hours are Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm. Our phone number is (563)383-7000 and our fax number is (563)383-7078. Our website address is www.kwqc.com

Question - Where can I find a programming schedule for KWQC-TV6?

Answer - There are several places where you can find programming information. You can view the  Program Guide at KWQC.com. You can also find programming information in the local newspaper and in the TV Guide magazine.

Question: How can I get tickets to popular live programs, such as Rachael Ray or The Tonight Show?

Answer: Tickets for Rachael Ray are free, but in high demand. You'll need to click the link and fill out the online form to request tickets. 

Tickets for the The Tonight Show with Jay Leno are free and available online or through the mail. You may request up to four tickets, but seating is limited. Audience members must be at least 16 years old. Ticket requests should be submitted at least 6 weeks in advance.

Ticket requests should be mailed to:
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno/Tickets
3000 W. Alameda Ave.
Burbank, CA 91523

Call 818-985-8811 for more information.

Ticket information for Saturday Night Live is available online or by calling the NBC ticket line at (212)664-3056.

Click Here for more information on tickets to Saturday Night Live, The Voice, America's Got Talent or other live NBC programs that originate in New York.

Question: I would like to become a contestant on a show. Where can I get information for becoming a contestant?

Answer: Visiting websites is the easiest way to get contestant information. The show websites include information on how to become a contestant and application forms. For AGT, The Voice or The Biggest Loser visit www.nbc.com. These shows have time limits on when they accept applications, so check the website frequently for updated information.

For Wheel of Fortune tryouts, visit www.wheeloffortune.com and for Jeopardy tryouts visit www.jeopardy.com.  Both shows travel throughout the country doing auditions; all contestants are selected from live auditions.

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire also conducts auditions but you must travel to New York City for the audition. You can get an application form and more information at www.millionairetv.com.