Popular American political talk radio personality, James Thompson Severino III also known as Jay Severin has passed away. Jay died on Tuesday July 7 2020. His cause of death is still yet known to the public.

Jay Severin was being treated for three aggressive and malignant cancers this past year. After undergoing grueling radiation and chemo treatments for nine months, he was declared cancer-free just three weeks ago. Sadly, he died of a sudden and massive stroke on Tuesday, July 7.

Jay Severin’s death was confirmed by the Managing Editor of Inside Sources, Michael Graham in a series of tweets made via his twitter handle.

The tweets reads below..

Jay Severin passed away this week. He did me one of the biggest favors of anyone in my professional life: He’s the reason I came to Boston.

It took me a while to discover New England, but once I got here, I knew it was the place I wanted to call home.

Thanks, Jay.

Jay’s Fanpage also confirmed the his shocking demise.

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We have received valid confirmation that Jay has passed. Thank you for being part of his radio family. May God comfort those who mourn.. as stated on the Facebook page.

Tributes Floods Twitter


Few Things You Need To Know About Jay Severin

Jay Severin is an American political talk radio personality

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He has worked at WTKK-FM, at Boston’s WXKS-AM Talk 1200 in 2011 and 2012 as an afternoon talk host and at The Blaze Radio Network.

Severin began hosting an afternoon talk show on WTKK in 1999.

Severin’s mother was a writer and his father was a direct mail advertising entrepreneur.

He spent at least a portion of his childhood and teen years in Poughkeepsie, New York where he founded his sixth grade civics club and school newspaper, and later graduated in the Vassar College class of 1974 and studied at Boston University.

Severin worked in New York City for political consultant David Garth.

In 1979, Severin started Severin Aviles Associates to direct strategy and produce media for Republican candidates including campaigns for the U.S. House. U.S. Senate, Governor, and President (George H.W. Bush[ and Pat Buchanan’s 1996 Presidential campaign).