- John Majhor
John Majhor (
28 November 1953– 23 January 2007) was a radio and television host, most noted for his work in Toronto, Canada.
Walter John Majhor was born in
San Bernardino, Californiaand grew up in various Mid-Weststates and finally settling in Vermillion, South Dakota. His radio days began at a small station in Vermillion and in Jacksonville, Floridabefore heading north to Canada.
Radio and television career
He is best known for his work in Toronto with various radio and television stations, beginning in 1975 at 1050 CHUM. His television work included one of the first Canadian
music videoprograms, " Toronto Rocks".
He remained in Toronto during the 1980s and 1990s except for a stint hosting a radio programme in
Los Angelesfrom 1987 to 1990, Then from 1990 to 1993,he became the first lead anchor of E Entertainment Television, and the internationally syndicated late night show "After Hours",in which he and Cindy Bohay travelled the world, interviewing top level celebrities. He was the morning man at EZ Rock 97.3 and another stint at CFRB. He was host of the Prime (Canada) show "Bon Voyage",(1999) Citytv's "Lunch Television" and CFMT's "Video Singles".In his later years, he became the program diractor and afternoon dj of the "Bridge", in Charleston, South Carolina.
Later years and death
Canadafor the United Statesin the late 1990s to work on radio and television voiceovers. In August 2006, he learned that he had contracted an incurable adenocarcinoma, a form of cancer. He died five months later, age 53, at his home in Young America, Minnesota west of Minneapolis. His ashes will be spread in his adopted home state of South Dakota.
* [http://www.myspace.com/majhor MySpace: John Majhor] , accessed
24 January 2007
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