q with Tom Power
Monday - Friday 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM on WUSF 89.7
Tom Power is an award-winning musician and broadcaster who hosts the national arts & entertainment program q on CBC Radio One. Hailing from St. John's, Newfoundland, Tom started his career programming folk music on college radio while pursuing a B.A in Folklore from Memorial University. Tom quickly moved on to become a news announcer for a local radio station and in 2008, at the age of 21, he joined CBC as the host of the national folk music program Deep Roots. He was recognized as the youngest host of a national radio program on the CBC since Peter Jennings.
In 2011, Tom was announced as the permanent host of Radio 2 Morning, the flagship national music program heard... Read More...
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