How “Nightly Business Report” defined TV biz news

Linda O’Bryon, one of the original anchors of “Nightly Business Report,” writes for Current about how it shaped business news coverage on television. The show is ending Dec. 27 after 40 years. O’Bryon writes, “In those early days, we broke all the television rules to create a program that experts outside of public broadcasting said […]

Remembering “Nightly Business Report,” a business journalism pioneer

On Dec. 27,  the closing bell will ring one last time for “Nightly Business Report” (NBR) on public television.   It is the final chapter of a program that invented daily business news for television. “Nightly Business Report” will cease production after Dec. 27.  The announcement was made by CNBC, the current owner. NBR, which celebrated […]

“Nightly Business Report” set to end after 40 years

“Nightly Business Report,” the PBS program that started in 1979 and became TV’s longest-running business-news broadcast, is set to cease production by the end of the year, reports Brian Steinberg of Variety. Steinberg reports, “CNBC, which picked up production of the show in 2013, has decided to end its association with the show, according to people familiar with […]

CNBC’s “Nightly Business Report” wins award

CNBC’s “Nightly Business Report” has been awarded a 2018 Program Excellence Award by American Public Television. The Program Excellence Award was given to only three programs this year as part of APT’s annual Fall Marketplace event. With more than 7,600 programs in rights, APT’s catalog is one of the largest in public media. Since 2002, […]

Griffeth named co-anchor of “Nightly Business Report”

CNBC announced Wednesday that Bill Griffeth has been named co-anchor of “Nightly Business Report,” an evening business news program produced by CNBC for U.S. public television. Griffeth will join his one-time anchor partner, Sue Herera, on Monday, March 12. CNBC marked five years of producing NBR in early March and has seen a 20 percent […]

Kangas, former “Nightly Business Report” anchor, dies at 79

Paul Kangas, co-anchor of  the popular public television show “Nightly Business Report” from 1979 to 2009, died Tuesday at the age of 79. He had recently been in a hospice. Kangas, whose trademark phrase ending the show wished viewers the “best of good buys,” was honored by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with […]

How “Nightly Business Report” has changed under CNBC

Tyler Mathisen co-anchors CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” one of the network’s longest-running program franchises, as well as “Nightly Business Report,” an award-winning evening business news program on U.S. public television that CNBC began producing three years ago this week. Previously, Mathisen was managing editor of CNBC, responsible for directing the network’s daily content and coverage. He had been the […]

“Nightly Business Report” seeks news associate

“Nightly Business Report” seeks a news associate to help with the creation and coordination of elements for daily business and digital programs. Must be resourceful and creative in helping to deliver the program’s message, including use of clips, graphics, and props. Find background information on a wide range of business and financial news stories, using a […]

Gharib on convincing CEOs to talk

Diana Bradley of PRWeek spoke with Fortune senior special correspondent Susie Gharib about her role at the magazine after leaving her job as co-anchor of “Nightly Business Report.” Here is an excerpt: In February, you rejoined the magazine, this time as a senior special correspondent, to create video interviews with Fortune 500 CEOs to go […]