St. John

Maudner in the Morning; 930 CJYQ St. Johns, Newfoundland | September, 1979

The reason that cow doesn’t have any horns is because it’s a horse! 930 CJYQ at this point in time has been around for about a year. It had been purchased by Stirling. The station had an Adult Contemporary feel to it but was definitely a community (In this case, being the flagship of the “Q” Network) oriented station. In fact, CJYQ positioned themselves for a time as “Radio Newfoundland”, serving the entire Newfoundland (and Labrador) peninsula. This begins at the tail end of a newscast. The newsreader didn’t give his name but simply says “News is next on your Q-System Stations when it happens, first with the news”. That’s it, and the station goes right into music from there. Thank you to Contributor Daniel Coulombe for this rare,...

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