There is no known treatment or cure.
In 2018, Scotland-based tech company CereProc, which develops text-to-speech technology, used past Dupree recordings to piece together enough of his phrases so he could type sentences and they automatically come out in audio form. Cox radio stations promoted it as “Jamie Dupree 2.0.” Though it sounded mildly artificial, his reports on the radio were still recognizably Dupree’s voice. A recent upgrade made his voice sound even better.
Apollo Global Management, a New York-based private equity investment firm, purchased a majority stake in Cox Media Group, closing on the deal in December 2019. Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises maintains a minority stake in Cox Media Group.
Cox Media Group includes 33 television stations in 20 markets, 54 radio stations in 10 markets along with numerous multi-platform streaming video and digital platforms.