Moore became a familiar voice on CKNW. He regularly filled in for all the Talk
Show Hosts before leaving CKNW for CHQR,
coast to coast, Terry Moore has been a popular personality on the radio for
over 40 years. Terry has helped wake up New Yorkers on WTFM, and hosted
successful talk shows in
ease with an audience comes naturally: he's also an all-around stage performer,
having studied music in
On top of it all, Terry Moore is a published author. His book, "Toothpaste & Peanut Butter", turned into one of the country's more successful collections of household hints, stories and recipes, selling over 75,000 copies since 1988 (and still in print).
As well as hearing Terry daily from 3-7pm, you can catch Terry live and in person in any number of venues: as a dinner speaker, or hosting C-FAX's live on-location broadcasts around Greater Victoria.
Terry Moore - CKUA Edmonton; CFCN Calgary; CKFH Toronto; mornings WTFM-FM New York; talk show host CJOR Vancouver 1970s; CKWX Vancouver; CKNW New Westminster 1980-92; author household hints publication Toothpaste & Peanut Butter 1988; talk show host then mornings CHQR Calgary 1992-99; news anchor CICT-TV Calgary 7 early 1990s; p.m. drive talk show host CFAX Victoria current
One day, Flo Daws was listening to the
radio when CJOR talk show host Terry Moore agreed to be the leader of any
listeners looking to get some exercise. Originally they met in
"It was outside and I thought I'd like that better," says Daws.
from the start,
Calgary Herald says:
Today is the last day for Calgarians to hear Terry Moore's on- air conversations.
The popular host of the QR77 Morning Show with Terry Moore is quitting the talk radio station, where he has hosted the morning program weekdays, Monday to Friday, for the past five years.
Every morning he has had to wake up at to get ready for his show's ultra-early start, he says. But come this Monday morning, he hopes to snooze a little longer.
"I'll be sleeping in until at least ," he says with a laugh.
"Even that's probably a bit of a stretch."
from retiring, though. He plans to spend more time with his family and pursue other
interests. He'll continue his acting career and help his wife and two daughters
run Capilano Canyon Guest House, a bed and breakfast
that they own in
He has four children and six grandchildren.
"It's time for me to go home," he says.
a year as a TV news anchor on
He started at QR77 in 1992, where he hosted a talk show until moving to the morning time slot five years ago.
QR77's program director, says
"He had a knack for riling people up. . . . He'd do a piece with some bishop who had sort of lost his way from the church's doctrine," says Donald.
"Boy, he'd whip some of the audience into a frenzy when he did that. If he wasn't getting as much response as he wanted, he'd say, `Hey, listen, don't sit on your hands for this one.' "
spent a day on the MASH set, and hung out with Milton Berle
interviewed actor Kirk Douglas in
and a half hours later, we were still talking," he says, adding that he
still has a letter he received from
He cherishes his memories of meeting comedian George Burns, too.
walked into his office and he was getting ready to do a television
"He stands up and he says, `Mr. Moore, you come sit here.' He gave me his chair and he offered me a cigar. I don't smoke, but I do still have it. . . . Every once in awhile, I'll moisten it with a bit of cognac."
"I played the cigar-chomping, loud-talking uncle," he says with a laugh.
addition to radio,
And he's an author, too. In 1988, he wrote a best-selling book, Toothpaste and Peanut Butter, a household hints guide that sold 75,000 copies and is still in print.
He's currently working on a second book, but he will say only that it is a "corporate" book.