Robert Dyk

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Robert P. "Bob" Dyk (March 6, 1937 – March 23, 2008) was an American journalist, reporter and correspondent. Dyk worked for CBS News, ABC News and WMTW-TV during his career.[1]

Dyk's career in network news began at CBS News as an editorial assistant at the 1960 Democratic National Convention.[1] He moved to ABC News in 1978.[1] He was sent to Tehran, Iran, by ABC to cover the takeover of the United States embassy and the ensuing Iran hostage crisis following the Iranian Revolution in 1979.[1] During his career at CBS and ABC, Dyk also reported in the death of Winston Churchill, the Lebanon Civil War and riots in Los Angeles.[1]

Dyk left network television and moved to Maine in 1987. He continued to work in television as a local anchorman and reporter for WMTW-TV.[1]

Dyk died of cancer at the 71 on March 22, 2008, at his home in Falmouth, Maine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Robert Dyk, 71; TV reporter". Associated Press. Boston Globe. 2008-03-24. Retrieved 2008-04-13. 

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