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Dwight Whylie

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Dwight Whylie (1936-2002)
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Dwight Emerson Gregory Whylie

Born: Sun 7th June 1936
Died: Sun 15th September 2002 (age: 66)

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Dwight Whylie was a broadcaster and radio announcer.

Career

In 1961, Whylie was the first black radio announcer hired by the British Broadcasting Corporation. In 1973, he became the general manager of Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, where he remained until 1976.

In 1977, he joined the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, where he remained until 1997.

Family

He was the brother of noted Jamaican musician Marjorie Whylie.

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