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. (John) 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]. 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]


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