Public Relations Legend Ofield Dukes Passes At 79

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On behalf of Cathy Hughes, founder and CEO of Radio One, Mildred Gaddis, Host of Inside Detroit, will honor Ofield Dukes December 8th at 7:00 a.m. on WCHB AM 1200/99.9 FM. It was because of Dukes that Radio One exists today.

In 2002 Hughes named the building that would house three of her Detroit stations the Ofield Dukes Communications Center.

Ofield Dukes, APR, Fellow PRSA, a distinguished PR professional, educator and journalist, passed Wednesday morning (Dec. 7) in his hometown of Detroit after a battle with bone cancer. He was 79.

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