Meet the team
John Spitters News Director
John was born in Belleville in 1956 and has been committed to bringing Quinte the local news for most of the last thirty years. John graduated from Centennial Secondary School in 1975 and Ryerson in 1978. After a stint in radio sales John returned to his favorite department full-time in 2006. When he's out of the Newsroom John can often be found enjoying a round of golf.
John guides the news department while personally covering people and events throughout the Quinte region. He's up at the crack of dark to bring you morning newscasts on 800 CJBQ, Mix 97 and Rock 107.
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Jack Miller Sports Director
Jack started at Quinte Broadcasting back in the 1970's and has made quite an impression on our community. The Cornwall native started as the host of CJBQ's afternoon show and moved into the Sports Director's Chair in 1979. Jack has been the play-by-play voice of the Belleville Bulls since 1981 and spends his Christmas Break working with Team Canada on the National Radio Broadcasts at the World Junior Tournament. He was also elected to Belleville City Council in 2006.
Jack can be heard weekday mornings bringing you the latest sports scores on 800 CJBQ, Mix 97 and Rock 107. Or shouting "He Scores" at an OHL rink near you
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Mary has been a long time member of the Quinte Broadcasting news team. A Ryerson University journalism grad, she was a radio news director in Sudbury, a reporter for the Telegram newspaper in Toronto, and has also had four non-fiction books published. For more information on her books go to firstname.lastname@example.org. Mary's work has taken her to Bosnia, Honduras, South Korea and Canada's Arctic.
Mary can be heard reporting on Belleville City Council meetings and many other news stories in the Quinte region. Mary is also host of Newsmaker Sunday, each Sunday at the noon hour on 800 CJBQ.
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David is a native of Newmarket and graduated from the Broadcast Journalism program at Loyalist College in 2006. An avid sports fan, David was the play-by-play voice for the Loyalist Lancers basketball teams on Loyalist Radio. When he's not at work David umpires baseball and watches sports on TV.
David can be heard anchoring weekend news on 800 CJBQ, Mix 97 and Rock 107.
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Jennifer Lester Mulridge
Jennifer Lester Mulridge has been with the Quinte Broadcasting news team since 2008, and is now your weekday afternoon news anchor.
A graduate of York University and Loyalist College, Jennifer uses her Web publishing skills to develop the online news presence of Quinte Broadcasting.
When she's not spending quality time with her family in Prince Edward County, Jennifer enjoys joining her colleagues at special events throughout the Quinte region.
Joyce is a freelance reporter for Quinte Broadcasting. Although her full-time job is covering the news for the Port Hope Evening Guide she has been contributing stories on newsmakers in Brighton to CJBQ, Mix 97 and Rock 107 for several years.
Joyce reports on Brighton Council meetings and keeps us up to date on news from the Brighton Health Services Centre.
Tim Durkin grew up in the Irish Catholic metropolis of Read in Tyendinaga Township. After stints in Yellowknife and Kingston, Tim has settled in the Quinte region once again. He loves sports, religion, theatre and is a news junkie.
Renée Rodgers was born and raised in Belleville, Ontario.
She can be heard reading the news on weekends on CJBQ 800, Mix 97 and Rock 107.
Renée graduated from Queen's University in 2009 with a B.A. (Honours), majoring in Film & Media Studies.
She is now working towards a diploma in Journalism: Online, Print & Broadcast at Loyalist College and is set to graduate in June, 2013.
When Renée is not in the newsroom, she enjoys watching television and movies as well as scouring Twitter for the latest in local news.