Dwight Whylie

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Dwight Emerson Gregory Whylie (June 7, 1936 in Kingston, Jamaica - September 15, 2002 in Barbados) was a broadcaster and radio announcer.

Dwight Whylie

Career[edit]

In 1961, Whylie was the first black radio announcer hired by the British Broadcasting Corporation.[1] In 1973, he became the general manager of Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, where he remained until 1976.[2]

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

Family[edit]

He was the brother of noted Jamaican musician Marjorie Whylie.

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