Apr 24, 2014 · ROCKFORD — WREX anchors Matt Groves and Hannah Welker will leave the station May 21 for jobs in bigger television markets. Groves, who had been serving as interim evening news anchor until Tuesday,... WREX, virtual and VHF digital channel 13, is a dual NBC/CW+-affiliated television station licensed to Rockford, Illinois, United States.Owned by Quincy Media, it is the market's only full-powered VHF station and is Rockford's second oldest television station. I anchor 13 News Today 5-7 a.m. as well as 13 News at Noon Monday-Friday. I also coordinate the Teacher of the Week and Inspiring 815 series at WREX. WREX-TV. 107K likes. Stay up to date with the latest news, weather, and sports from Rockford's News Leader at www.wrex.com or m.wrex.com on your cell phone. Aug 24, 2011 · You may have seen the original "meltdown" clip of WGN Morning News' Robin Baumgarten freaking out at co-anchor Larry Potash over a missed story. Now see the new, extended ending.