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Cliff Russell, a popular and accomplished media performer and community activist in the Detroit area, has passed away. He was 61.
Russell was a 35-year media veteran in several different roles, including news reporter, anchor, talk-show host, columnist and political analyst. Russell also became Detroit’s first African-American Press Secretary to the mayor when he was appointed by former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer in 1994.
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He has won several state, local and national awards during his time on Detroit radio and TV.
Most recently, Russell hosted “The Cliff Russell Show” on 910AM.
A graduate of Wayne State University, he also was a lecturer there, had worked as a columnist for the Detroit Free Press and was the first African-American Senior Director of Communications in Major League Baseball when he started in the role in 2002. source
He has three sons, three daughters, two step-sons and seven grandchildren.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends at this difficult time.
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