Friday, January 23, 2015

R.I.P.: KKOB 770 AM Personality Terrie Q. Sayre

UPDATE 1/24/2015 6AM: The radio station's market manager, Jeff Berry, said her passing was a shock to the Cumulus Media team.

"Our condolences go out to Terrie's family, friends and fans," Berry said. "Her sudden passing was a shock to us, and she will be greatly missed by everyone at Cumulus Media. We will carry her torch as high as we can."

Sayre wrote the book "Terrie Q and Travelin' Jack's Pet Friends," and a second edition of the book is expected to be released this summer.

Original Posting...

Longtime KKOB 770 AM weekend host Terrie Q. Sayre was found dead Thursday afternoon in Albuquerque.

She was 55-years-of-age.

KOB-TV is reporting  the flu may have been a factor in her death.  A close friend of Sayre's told KOB Thursday evening she had been battling the flu for a month.

Aside from being a radio personality, Sayre was an animal rights activist and was involved in local theater.

Sayre was honored twice as one of Albuquerque’s Top 5 Talk Show Hosts by Albuquerque The Magazine’s readers.

She also hosted “The 1050 Show”, a business showcase on KTBL 1050 AM.

Terrie Q. hosted “Weekly Edition”, a Cumulus public affairs show which features in-depth interviews with the people who make a difference in New Mexico.

Previously, Sayre served as program director, news director and news anchor for stations in Nevada.

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