Michael Williams (Canadian TV personality)

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Michael Williams is a Canadian television personality who may be best known for his work as a VJ at MuchMusic from 1984 to 1993. Born in Cleveland, Ohio,[1] Williams moved to Montreal in the 1970s to attend the Communications Arts School at Loyola (now Concordia University).[2]

Williams was part of MuchMusic's core opening team of VJ's alongside J. D. Roberts, Erica Ehm, Christopher Ward, and Denise Donlon.[3] At MuchMusic, Williams hosted various shows including Soul in the City, RapCity, Electric Circus, Pepsi Power Hour and The NewMusic.

He was recently[when?] a radio personality in Hamilton, Ontario as host of the program College of Musical Knowledge on Wave 94.7 [1][permanent dead link]. Previous radio work included Montreal's CHOM-FM and CKGM-AM, and in Toronto at CHUM-FM. Williams also owns Black Rose Recording Studios in Toronto and since January 2003, he has been teaching. Williams also works as an occasional fill-in host on Newstalk 1010 in Toronto.

Williams is a regular on-air contributor to CTV News's entertainment segment "Noteworthy".[4]


  1. ^ Cowie, Del F. "Former MuchMusic VJ Michael Williams". Exclaim! Magazine. Archived from the original on 2011-12-14. Retrieved 2013-01-28.
  2. ^ "Montreal, Music and Me!". Cashbox Magazine.
  3. ^ Pop VJs Serve Serious Content at The Canadian Encyclopedia
  4. ^ http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=852528. {{cite news}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

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