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Dwight Whylie

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Dwight Whylie (1936-2002)
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Dwight Emerson Gregory Whylie

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

The Guardian (Obituary)

Dwight Whylie was a broadcaster and radio announcer.


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.


He was the brother of noted Jamaican musician Marjorie Whylie.

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