Nfld. & Labrador

Weekend AM: What you need to know

Get in touch! Get our podcast! Find out more about Weekend AM, CBC Radio’s province-wide morning show heard live on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Heather Barrett hosts Weekend AM on CBC Radio One across Newfoundland and Labrador. (CBC)

Weekend AM is CBC Radio One's province-wide, Saturday and Sunday morning show across Newfoundland and Labrador. 

You'll meet creative people up to all sorts of things that keep life in Newfoundland and Labrador interesting. You'll also hear all the news, weather and information you need to get your weekend going. Plus lots of great music!

You can reach Weekend AM via email at

Follow the show on Twitter at @CBCWam.

About Heather Barrett

Heather Barrett is a veteran journalist and storyteller, and she's done pretty much everything at the CBC except fix the transmitters!

Heather has created programming for many local and national CBC Radio programs, and on the web for Her work has received several international awards.

While studying for her Bachelor of Music at Memorial University, Heather wandered into CHMR, the campus radio station. She created and hosted a classical music show, and got hooked on broadcasting. Heather topped up her radio experience with a Master of Arts in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario.

Heather is a proud St. John's townie who lives in the east end of the city with her family. In her spare time, she enjoys getting out and about to take in all that Newfoundland and Labrador has to offer. Whenever there's an airline seat sale, she's up for a travel adventure. Heather is also an avid runner, obsessed with knitting, and enjoys a good television binge watch.

You can follow Heather on Twitter at @Barrett_Heather.

Get our podcast

Your can find audio highlights from the program below, and you can also subscribe to our podcast. Click here to find out how. 

You can also find the best of WAM in the CBC Radio app.  (We love listening to live radio show through the app, too.) 

What song was that? 

Did you hear a song on WAM that intrigued you? You can find out more details in our program log.