Longtime Broadcast Journalist Tack Nail Dead At 82
March 28, 2011 at 8:48 AM (PT)
Condolences to the family and friends of DAWSON B. "TACK" NAIL, who passed away at age 82 on FRIDAY (3/25) after being hospitalized after a fall. NAIL covered the broadcasting business in WASHINGTON, D.C. for more than 50 years.
Said NAB EVP DENNIS WHARTON, "TACK was a great friend who mentored many a journalist, protected many a source, and provided us all with plenty of laughs through the years. We grieve for his family, while we celebrate the life of a reporter whose decency, integrity and simple kindness were unmatched."