David Dye (broadcaster)

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David Dye is an American radio broadcaster, best known as the host of WXPN-FM's nationally syndicated music show World Cafe from 1991 to 2017.[1]

Dye began his broadcasting career as a host on WMMR, a leading rock station in Philadelphia.[1] He then worked for stations in Maine before returning to the Philadelphia market with WHYY-FM and WIOQ.[1] He joined WXPN in 1989, creating World Cafe and overseeing the show's expansion into a nationally syndicated program airing on over 200 National Public Radio stations.[1]

Dye announced his retirement as host of World Cafe in 2016.[2] He continues to host a weekly program on WXPN called "Dave's World" which airs Sundays.