As has happened many times in my years here as ombudsman, many viewers assume that what they see on a PBS-member station is a PBS program. Who can blame them? But often, that is not the case. All plus member stations are independent and can broadcast what they choose.
Louis inthen returned to Rockne's staff in? Irish head coach from following Rockne? Think you could catch it with just one hand? This high-speed game of throw and catch has now been played for an amazing 50 consecutive years at the International Frisbee Tournament, being held this June 30th and July 1st in Hancock, Michigan.
This IFT promises to be the biggest, most historic, most competitive Guts Frisbee tournament ever, drawing players old and new from all over the United States and Canada.
As the years went by and millions of Frisbees were sold, that humble family picnic grew and grew, until tens of thousands of people were attending what had become known as the International Frisbee Tournament, or IFT.
Catching the speedy disc—either straight on or after a teammate deflected it into the air—now really took Guts! With radical curving shots, deflected Frisbees bobbled frantically among teammates,and spectacular diving catches, Guts Frisbee had become an extreme sport demanding lightning-quick reflexes, physical endurance, and steely concentration.
Guts had been introduced in Asia by Wham-O in the s, and by the s it had become even more popular in Japan and Taiwan than in the U. Recent years, however, have seen pockets of strong, young American players who are taking the sport to an even higher competitive level.
Organizers anticipate the largest turnout in decades, with both players and spectators from the past fifty years converging on the Driving Park fields in west Hancock for two days of the most thrill-packed Frisbee action imaginable. Paul Kangas is the Miami-based Anchor and Financial Commentator for public television's Nightly Business Report and television's leading provider of daily stock market information.
A former stockbroker with more than 12 years experience, Kangas joined Nightly Business Report when it began as a local program on Miami's public television station, WPBT2, in In addition to delivering the daily market summaries, Kangas conducts each Friday the "Market Monitor" interview with noted market observers.
He is known for his fast-paced delivery, sharp wit and encyclopedic knowledge of the financial markets. InKangas' signature segment, "Stocks in the News," won a Financial Writers and Editors Award from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University as "best broadcast feature or series useful to investors.
The Detroit Free Press has dubbed him "the Walter Cronkite of business broadcasting" and the Village Voice has noted that Kangas is "not content to merely rattle off stocks and prices. Utilizing his extensive contacts on Wall Street, he has earned a reputation for ferreting out the hidden reasons behind stock moves.
He was actually a stock broker at the time, but his biggest client owned the station and asked Kangas to do a stock market wrap-up segment.
He gave up his work in the stock market when he joined Nightly Business Report in In addition to his duties for Nightly Business Report, fromKangas hosted a five-minute weekly wrap-up of U. The segment was part of a program entitled Economic Magazine and was distributed by Handelsblatt, the business news publications group.
Kangas also previously authored a syndicated weekly column in Cox Newspapers. He is a frequent speaker to seminar and convention groups.
Kangas was born in Houghton, Michigan and is a graduate of the University of Michigan. An avid golfer and ham radio enthusiast, Kangas and his wife, Peni, live in Miami. As taken from Nightly Business Report - www.May 07, · Paul Kangas, the co-anchor of “Nightly Business Report” on PBS, will step down at the end of the year, ending a year tenure on the nation’s most-watched business newscast.
Yesterday evening, I appeared on Nightly Business Report with Jim Lowell, editor of the Fidelity Investor newsletter and my partner at our asset management firm Adviser Investments..
We spoke to our host, Paul Kangas, about some of the best funds to invest in at Vanguard and Fidelity during these volatile times, as well as some of the recent changes at both companies. They dug into stories, asked tough questions of guests, showed significant stats like daily volume, breadth, and told the good when it was good, the bad when it was bad, often with investigative reporting.
“Wall Street Week” got the shaft, and “Nightly Business Report” has been getting watered down since the firing of Paul Kangas. schwenkreis.com: Press Photo Del Frank, Paul Kangas host Business Reports - spa Photographs. The Humble Genius of PBS's Nightly Business Report. By Tim Heffernan.
Feb 10, And three: host Paul Kangas, a weighty man with a light heart — call him the financial Falstaff. Nightly Business Report is an American business news magazine television program that has aired weeknights on public television stations since January 22, In February , CNBC purchased the show and closed the Miami news operations.