Famed Radio and News Man Passes...

Phillip Nye 1927 - 2014

Philip Nye was the news director at the legendary WKNR AM 1310 Contact News in Dearborn/Detroit in the mid-1960's working with names like Bill Bonds and Eric Smith.

Nye passed away at the age of 87. He had a long and distinguished career that included both radio and television. Mr. Nye worked actively as a broadcast journalist until the age of 86.

I would still watch His nightly news cast here in Shelby on our local access channel He was on the job almost to the end..and as smooth as always..R I P one of Detroits Finest.

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